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Hemsworth

Hemsworth is a constituency in Wakefield, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Jon Trickett (Labour) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Jon Trickett

First elected: 1996-02-01

Party: Labour

Jon Trickett is the Labour MP for Hemsworth, and has been an MP continuously since 1 February 1996.

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The people of Hemsworth have contributed a total of 16,717 signatures to 699 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in Hemsworth

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,282 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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

  3. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    750 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  4. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    613 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  5. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    543 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  6. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    534 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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

  8. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    392 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  9. Tougher sentences for hit and run drivers who cause death
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    389 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  10. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    360 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  11. Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation
    Opened on Thursday 17th December 2020
    321 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  12. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    300 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  13. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    279 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  14. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    213 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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

  16. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    206 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  17. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    206 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  18. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    195 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  19. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    193 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  20. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    188 signatures so far in Hemsworth

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Raise Stamp Duty threshold to £500k for residential purchases long term
    Opened on Monday 11th January 2021
    43 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  2. Allow Christmas celebrations on either the 24th, 25th or 26th December
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    30 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,282 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  4. Reverse the decision to prevent yoga studios opening throughout tier 3.
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    117 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  5. Tougher sentences for hit and run drivers who cause death
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    389 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  6. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    750 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  7. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    613 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  8. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    845 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  9. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    392 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  10. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    534 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  11. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    360 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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

  13. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    279 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  14. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    543 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  15. Independent review of the NHS dental contract
    Opened on Friday 8th January 2021
    67 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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

  17. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    206 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  18. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    149 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  19. Extend driving theory test certificates expiring in 2020/21 by 12 months
    Opened on Tuesday 10th November 2020
    129 signatures so far in Hemsworth

  20. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    193 signatures so far in Hemsworth

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