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Midlothian

Midlothian is a constituency in 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

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

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The people of Midlothian have contributed a total of 3,402 signatures to 307 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Midlothian

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. Hold a parliamentary vote on assisted dying
    Opened on Friday 5th January 2024
    455 signatures so far in Midlothian

  2. Stop the implementation of betting affordability/financial risk checks
    Opened on Wednesday 1st November 2023
    199 signatures so far in Midlothian

  3. Don’t increase the income requirement for family visas to £38,700
    Opened on Wednesday 13th December 2023
    185 signatures so far in Midlothian

  4. Remove powers to vary income tax rates from the Scottish Parliament
    Opened on Monday 8th January 2024
    179 signatures so far in Midlothian

  5. Fund continued access to modulators drugs for Cystic Fibrosis patients
    Opened on Wednesday 15th November 2023
    110 signatures so far in Midlothian

  6. Offer the State Pension to all at 60, increase to equal 48hrs at the Living Wage
    Opened on Monday 15th January 2024
    85 signatures so far in Midlothian

  7. Make State Pensions tax free
    Opened on Friday 10th November 2023
    81 signatures so far in Midlothian

  8. Raise Motorway Speed Limits to 100mph and Dual Carriageways to 80mph
    Opened on Wednesday 13th December 2023
    80 signatures so far in Midlothian

  9. Don’t ban flavoured e-liquids for e-cigarettes
    Opened on Wednesday 14th February 2024
    78 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Delay the ban on rehoming and owning XL Bully dogs for 18 months
    Opened on Thursday 9th November 2023
    66 signatures so far in Midlothian

  11. Immediately revoke all licences for arms exports to Israel
    Opened on Thursday 21st December 2023
    58 signatures so far in Midlothian

  12. Enhance consumer protection for holiday caravan owners
    Opened on Friday 24th November 2023
    56 signatures so far in Midlothian

  13. Provide funding for STI screening at the beginning of a pregnancy
    Opened on Wednesday 24th January 2024
    55 signatures so far in Midlothian

  14. Ban the sale of used power tools at car boot sales and markets
    Opened on Wednesday 3rd April 2024
    53 signatures so far in Midlothian

  15. Negotiate UK-wide recognition of older person's bus passes
    Opened on Thursday 21st December 2023
    53 signatures so far in Midlothian

  16. Require videogame publishers to keep games they have sold in a working state
    Opened on Tuesday 16th April 2024
    48 signatures so far in Midlothian

  17. Extend cost of living payments to low income households beyond February 2024
    Opened on Thursday 4th January 2024
    42 signatures so far in Midlothian

  18. Raise the personal tax allowance to £15,000
    Opened on Tuesday 30th January 2024
    40 signatures so far in Midlothian

  19. Close the borders! Suspend ALL immigration for 5 years.
    Opened on Monday 18th December 2023
    35 signatures so far in Midlothian

  20. Hold a Public Inquiry into state pension age changes for women
    Opened on Monday 22nd April 2024
    32 signatures so far in Midlothian

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Remove powers to vary income tax rates from the Scottish Parliament
    Opened on Monday 8th January 2024
    179 signatures so far in Midlothian

  2. Hold a parliamentary vote on assisted dying
    Opened on Friday 5th January 2024
    455 signatures so far in Midlothian

  3. Stop the implementation of betting affordability/financial risk checks
    Opened on Wednesday 1st November 2023
    199 signatures so far in Midlothian

  4. Don’t increase the income requirement for family visas to £38,700
    Opened on Wednesday 13th December 2023
    185 signatures so far in Midlothian

  5. Change Scotland Act to grant new powers for Independence Referendum Legislation
    Opened on Thursday 18th April 2024
    11 signatures so far in Midlothian

  6. Negotiate UK-wide recognition of older person's bus passes
    Opened on Thursday 21st December 2023
    53 signatures so far in Midlothian

  7. Raise Motorway Speed Limits to 100mph and Dual Carriageways to 80mph
    Opened on Wednesday 13th December 2023
    80 signatures so far in Midlothian

  8. Fund increased care and support for people with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
    Opened on Friday 29th December 2023
    22 signatures so far in Midlothian

  9. Make State Pensions tax free
    Opened on Friday 10th November 2023
    81 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Offer the State Pension to all at 60, increase to equal 48hrs at the Living Wage
    Opened on Monday 15th January 2024
    85 signatures so far in Midlothian

  11. Enhance consumer protection for holiday caravan owners
    Opened on Friday 24th November 2023
    56 signatures so far in Midlothian

  12. Provide funding for STI screening at the beginning of a pregnancy
    Opened on Wednesday 24th January 2024
    55 signatures so far in Midlothian

  13. Hold a Public Inquiry into state pension age changes for women
    Opened on Monday 22nd April 2024
    32 signatures so far in Midlothian

  14. Require videogame publishers to keep games they have sold in a working state
    Opened on Tuesday 16th April 2024
    48 signatures so far in Midlothian

  15. Hold a statutory public inquiry into Gender Identity Ideology and Queer Theory
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd November 2023
    31 signatures so far in Midlothian

  16. Extend cost of living payments to low income households beyond February 2024
    Opened on Thursday 4th January 2024
    42 signatures so far in Midlothian

  17. Raise the personal tax allowance to £15,000
    Opened on Tuesday 30th January 2024
    40 signatures so far in Midlothian

  18. Immediately revoke all licences for arms exports to Israel
    Opened on Thursday 21st December 2023
    58 signatures so far in Midlothian

  19. Review the brightness of car headlights for safety
    Opened on Monday 15th January 2024
    30 signatures so far in Midlothian

  20. Delay the ban on rehoming and owning XL Bully dogs for 18 months
    Opened on Thursday 9th November 2023
    66 signatures so far in Midlothian

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