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Midlothian

Midlothian is a constituency in Midlothian, Scotland. The seat has been held by Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party) since December 2019.

Current MP

Name: Owen Thompson

First elected: 2019-12-12

Party: Scottish National Party

Owen Thompson is the Scottish National Party MP for Midlothian, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019. He currently undertakes the role of SNP Whip.

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The people of Midlothian have contributed a total of 9,547 signatures to 496 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Midlothian

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,446 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

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

  4. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    382 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  6. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    221 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  8. Improve care, support and treatment for children with rare diseases
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    187 signatures so far in Midlothian

  9. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    182 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    176 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  12. Extend furlough beyond October for the travel industry.
    Opened on Tuesday 1st September 2020
    151 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

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

  15. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    141 signatures so far in Midlothian

  16. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    135 signatures so far in Midlothian

  17. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    131 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

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

  20. Extend the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to September
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    115 signatures so far in Midlothian

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    382 signatures so far in Midlothian

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,446 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  4. Improve care, support and treatment for children with rare diseases
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    187 signatures so far in Midlothian

  5. Public Inquiry into Unfair Trading Practices of Holiday Caravan Park Owners
    Opened on Tuesday 13th October 2020
    68 signatures so far in Midlothian

  6. Extend the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to September
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    115 signatures so far in Midlothian

  7. Hold a referendum on returning devolved powers to the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    50 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  9. Extend furlough beyond October for the travel industry.
    Opened on Tuesday 1st September 2020
    151 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Hold a referendum on English independence from the UK
    Opened on Tuesday 19th May 2020
    49 signatures so far in Midlothian

  11. Ban surface dressing to protect riders on two wheels
    Opened on Thursday 8th October 2020
    20 signatures so far in Midlothian

  12. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    176 signatures so far in Midlothian

  13. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    182 signatures so far in Midlothian

  14. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    211 signatures so far in Midlothian

  15. Place the UAE on the UK Travel Corridor list
    Opened on Thursday 29th October 2020
    62 signatures so far in Midlothian

  16. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    135 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  18. Provide funding and improve procedures for survivors with PTSD/CPTSD
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    16 signatures so far in Midlothian

  19. Start a 'Workout to Help Out' initiative
    Opened on Monday 10th August 2020
    37 signatures so far in Midlothian

  20. One-off Grant To Be Paid To Anyone Who Has Not Benefited From A Covid-19 Scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 3rd June 2020
    97 signatures so far in Midlothian

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