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Makerfield

Makerfield is a constituency in Wigan, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Yvonne Fovargue (Labour) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Yvonne Fovargue

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Labour

Yvonne Fovargue is the Labour MP for Makerfield, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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The people of Makerfield have contributed a total of 16,542 signatures to 701 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in Makerfield

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,618 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

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

  4. Save Community Sports Clubs and Leisure Facilities with a Sports Recovery Fund
    Opened on Thursday 29th October 2020
    498 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  6. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    432 signatures so far in Makerfield

  7. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    423 signatures so far in Makerfield

  8. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    401 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  10. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    336 signatures so far in Makerfield

  11. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    320 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  13. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    285 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  15. Keep schools closed until May
    Opened on Thursday 11th February 2021
    241 signatures so far in Makerfield

  16. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    228 signatures so far in Makerfield

  17. Ryan's Law: Widen definition of 'death by dangerous driving'
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd March 2021
    205 signatures so far in Makerfield

  18. Tom’s Law - Give police the power to suspend driving licences
    Opened on Friday 25th September 2020
    197 signatures so far in Makerfield

  19. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    196 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Save Community Sports Clubs and Leisure Facilities with a Sports Recovery Fund
    Opened on Thursday 29th October 2020
    498 signatures so far in Makerfield

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,618 signatures so far in Makerfield

  3. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    432 signatures so far in Makerfield

  4. Prioritise funeral workers for COVID vaccine.
    Opened on Tuesday 5th January 2021
    91 signatures so far in Makerfield

  5. Make mental health awareness part of the national curriculum at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 24th November 2020
    12 signatures so far in Makerfield

  6. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    423 signatures so far in Makerfield

  7. A national holiday and day of remembrance for those lost in the COVID pandemic
    Opened on Friday 15th January 2021
    91 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  9. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    564 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  11. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    320 signatures so far in Makerfield

  12. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    336 signatures so far in Makerfield

  13. Ryan's Law: Widen definition of 'death by dangerous driving'
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd March 2021
    205 signatures so far in Makerfield

  14. Increase funding to provide support and research into Tourettes Syndrome
    Opened on Tuesday 16th February 2021
    76 signatures so far in Makerfield

  15. Make it compulsory for all dogs to be on leads on public land
    Opened on Wednesday 27th January 2021
    30 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  17. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    401 signatures so far in Makerfield

  18. Provide specific support for the UK Aviation industry
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    57 signatures so far in Makerfield

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

  20. Keep schools closed until May
    Opened on Thursday 11th February 2021
    241 signatures so far in Makerfield

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