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Manchester Central

Manchester Central is a constituency in Manchester, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Lucy Powell (Labour) since November 2012.

Current MP

Name: Lucy Powell

First elected: 2012-11-15

Party: Labour (Co-op)

Lucy Powell is the Labour (Co-op) MP for Manchester Central, and has been an MP continuously since 15 November 2012. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy).

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The people of Manchester Central have contributed a total of 33,219 signatures to 748 currently open petitions. That's well above average.

Top petitions in Manchester Central

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    3,977 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  2. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    2,798 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  3. Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    1,923 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  4. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    1,478 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  5. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,379 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  6. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    1,121 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  7. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    929 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  8. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    896 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  9. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    728 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  10. Protect leaseholders from paying for cladding remedial works
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    620 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  11. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    611 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  12. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    568 signatures so far in Manchester Central

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

  14. Grant British citizenship to all people in the UK during the Pandemic.
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    455 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  15. Free leaseholders trapped in new build properties by post-Grenfell EWS1 form
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    442 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  16. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    418 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  17. Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    414 signatures so far in Manchester Central

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

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

  20. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    351 signatures so far in Manchester Central

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Protect leaseholders from paying for cladding remedial works
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    620 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  2. Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    1,923 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    3,977 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  4. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    2,798 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  5. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    1,379 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  6. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    1,478 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  7. Due to the Corona pandemic, postpone the EU Brexit fee status for one year
    Opened on Tuesday 18th August 2020
    13 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  8. Grant British citizenship to all people in the UK during the Pandemic.
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    455 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  9. Free leaseholders trapped in new build properties by post-Grenfell EWS1 form
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    442 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  10. Extend the Building Safety Fund to include non-ACM buildings under 18m
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    81 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  11. Extend proposed Graduate visa route to 2019-20 batch of students due to COVID19
    Opened on Friday 15th May 2020
    286 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  12. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    896 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  13. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    1,121 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  14. Kristian Johnson’s Law. Life sentences for Death by Careless & Dangerous Driving
    Opened on Monday 17th August 2020
    142 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  15. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    728 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  16. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    568 signatures so far in Manchester Central

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

  18. Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    414 signatures so far in Manchester Central

  19. Extend furlough scheme for theatre and live music industry.
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    280 signatures so far in Manchester Central

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

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