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Leicester South

Leicester South is a constituency in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. The seat has been held by Jonathan Ashworth (Labour) since May 2011.

Current MP

Name: Jonathan Ashworth

First elected: 2011-05-05

Party: Labour (Co-op)

Jonathan Ashworth is the Labour (Co-op) MP for Leicester South, and has been an MP continuously since 5 May 2011. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

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The people of Leicester South have contributed a total of 23,890 signatures to 715 currently open petitions. That's above average.

Top petitions in Leicester South

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,926 signatures so far in Leicester South

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,846 signatures so far in Leicester South

  3. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    1,115 signatures so far in Leicester South

  4. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,077 signatures so far in Leicester South

  5. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    982 signatures so far in Leicester South

  6. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    959 signatures so far in Leicester South

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

  8. Sharia Compliant Student Loans for Muslim Students going to further education
    Opened on Thursday 9th July 2020
    790 signatures so far in Leicester South

  9. Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    647 signatures so far in Leicester South

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

  11. Allow corporate worship and congregational singing at places of worship
    Opened on Friday 25th September 2020
    587 signatures so far in Leicester South

  12. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    533 signatures so far in Leicester South

  13. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    419 signatures so far in Leicester South

  14. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    362 signatures so far in Leicester South

  15. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    340 signatures so far in Leicester South

  16. Enable all students to end university tenancy agreements early due to Covid-19.
    Opened on Monday 12th October 2020
    300 signatures so far in Leicester South

  17. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    268 signatures so far in Leicester South

  18. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    249 signatures so far in Leicester South

  19. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    249 signatures so far in Leicester South

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

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Sharia Compliant Student Loans for Muslim Students going to further education
    Opened on Thursday 9th July 2020
    790 signatures so far in Leicester South

  2. Allow corporate worship and congregational singing at places of worship
    Opened on Friday 25th September 2020
    587 signatures so far in Leicester South

  3. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,077 signatures so far in Leicester South

  4. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,926 signatures so far in Leicester South

  5. Urge Sri Lanka to allow the burial of Covid victims to respect religious beliefs
    Opened on Thursday 31st December 2020
    173 signatures so far in Leicester South

  6. Extend the Covid 19 trading curfew to 12am
    Opened on Thursday 8th October 2020
    32 signatures so far in Leicester South

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

  8. Negotiate the release and return of British Muslims detained in India
    Opened on Thursday 6th August 2020
    103 signatures so far in Leicester South

  9. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,846 signatures so far in Leicester South

  10. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    897 signatures so far in Leicester South

  11. Extend any easing of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas to all religious events
    Opened on Thursday 15th October 2020
    15 signatures so far in Leicester South

  12. Raise the age of consent in the UK to 18 years old.
    Opened on Thursday 23rd July 2020
    20 signatures so far in Leicester South

  13. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    982 signatures so far in Leicester South

  14. Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    647 signatures so far in Leicester South

  15. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    1,115 signatures so far in Leicester South

  16. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    533 signatures so far in Leicester South

  17. Extend the stay for 2019/2020 International students
    Opened on Tuesday 27th October 2020
    16 signatures so far in Leicester South

  18. Enable all students to end university tenancy agreements early due to Covid-19.
    Opened on Monday 12th October 2020
    300 signatures so far in Leicester South

  19. Refund Immigration Health Surcharge for NHS and Social Care Workers in the UK
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    24 signatures so far in Leicester South

  20. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    640 signatures so far in Leicester South

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