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Gateshead

Gateshead is a constituency in in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Ian Mearns (Labour) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Ian Mearns

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Labour

Ian Mearns is the Labour MP for Gateshead, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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The people of Gateshead have contributed a total of 13,262 signatures to 562 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in Gateshead

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,493 signatures so far in Gateshead

  2. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    694 signatures so far in Gateshead

  3. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    440 signatures so far in Gateshead

  4. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    421 signatures so far in Gateshead

  5. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    338 signatures so far in Gateshead

  6. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    319 signatures so far in Gateshead

  7. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    311 signatures so far in Gateshead

  8. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    275 signatures so far in Gateshead

  9. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    260 signatures so far in Gateshead

  10. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    253 signatures so far in Gateshead

  11. Review the need for a statutory owners and Directors Test in Football
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    248 signatures so far in Gateshead

  12. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    247 signatures so far in Gateshead

  13. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    245 signatures so far in Gateshead

  14. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    244 signatures so far in Gateshead

  15. Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 15th June 2020
    215 signatures so far in Gateshead

  16. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    211 signatures so far in Gateshead

  17. Give all key workers a 100% tax and Nat. Ins. holiday through COVID-19 crisis
    Opened on Wednesday 1st April 2020
    200 signatures so far in Gateshead

  18. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    193 signatures so far in Gateshead

  19. Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    188 signatures so far in Gateshead

  20. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    168 signatures so far in Gateshead

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Give free bus passes to ALL in England at age 60
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    18 signatures so far in Gateshead

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,493 signatures so far in Gateshead

  3. Make precautionary allergen labelling compulsory and more specific.
    Opened on Thursday 2nd April 2020
    12 signatures so far in Gateshead

  4. Introduce a mandatory Hate Crimes Awareness Course for Hate Crime Offenders
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd July 2020
    15 signatures so far in Gateshead

  5. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    421 signatures so far in Gateshead

  6. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    440 signatures so far in Gateshead

  7. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    694 signatures so far in Gateshead

  8. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    260 signatures so far in Gateshead

  9. Grant British citizenship to all people in the UK during the Pandemic.
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    161 signatures so far in Gateshead

  10. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    311 signatures so far in Gateshead

  11. Make COVID19 testing available to teaching staff caring for pupils.
    Opened on Wednesday 8th April 2020
    145 signatures so far in Gateshead

  12. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    338 signatures so far in Gateshead

  13. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    247 signatures so far in Gateshead

  14. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    319 signatures so far in Gateshead

  15. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    253 signatures so far in Gateshead

  16. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    244 signatures so far in Gateshead

  17. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    211 signatures so far in Gateshead

  18. Fund research into Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    28 signatures so far in Gateshead

  19. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    245 signatures so far in Gateshead

  20. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    275 signatures so far in Gateshead

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