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Hexham

Hexham is a constituency in Northumberland, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Guy Opperman (Conservative) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Guy Opperman

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Conservative

Guy Opperman is the Conservative MP for Hexham, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. He currently holds the Government post of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions).

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The people of Hexham have contributed a total of 12,460 signatures to 597 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in Hexham

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,495 signatures so far in Hexham

  2. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    569 signatures so far in Hexham

  3. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    454 signatures so far in Hexham

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

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

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

  7. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    307 signatures so far in Hexham

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

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

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

  11. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    215 signatures so far in Hexham

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

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

  14. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    169 signatures so far in Hexham

  15. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    169 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  17. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    164 signatures so far in Hexham

  18. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    157 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  20. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    149 signatures so far in Hexham

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Amend the Recall of MPs Act 2015 to allow communities sole power to recall MPs
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    26 signatures so far in Hexham

  2. Prioritise Years 4 & 8 when re-opening of schools
    Opened on Monday 8th June 2020
    40 signatures so far in Hexham

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,495 signatures so far in Hexham

  4. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    569 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  6. Extend/refund driving instructor badges to allow for lost time due to Covid-19
    Opened on Monday 22nd June 2020
    51 signatures so far in Hexham

  7. Improve care, support and treatment for children with rare diseases
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    140 signatures so far in Hexham

  8. For the sake of wildlife & forests ban the release of balloons and sky lanterns.
    Opened on Friday 15th May 2020
    79 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  10. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    307 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  12. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    259 signatures so far in Hexham

  13. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    215 signatures so far in Hexham

  14. Include animal charities in emergency funding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    124 signatures so far in Hexham

  15. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    157 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  17. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    335 signatures so far in Hexham

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

  19. Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure
    Opened on Monday 19th October 2020
    27 signatures so far in Hexham

  20. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    164 signatures so far in Hexham

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