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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 Chief Whip.

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The people of Midlothian have contributed a total of 13,348 signatures to 589 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
    1,455 signatures so far in Midlothian

  2. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    1,158 signatures so far in Midlothian

  3. Do not give consent for another Scottish Independence Referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 26th January 2021
    1,142 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  5. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    350 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  7. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    323 signatures so far in Midlothian

  8. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    289 signatures so far in Midlothian

  9. Prioritise COVID-19 vaccines for first responders (police, fire, ambulance)
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    288 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    258 signatures so far in Midlothian

  11. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    253 signatures so far in Midlothian

  12. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    242 signatures so far in Midlothian

  13. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    216 signatures so far in Midlothian

  14. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    213 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  16. Consider urgent action to grant specialist vape retailers essential status
    Opened on Thursday 18th February 2021
    196 signatures so far in Midlothian

  17. Ban greyhound racing to end unnecessary deaths & suffering of racing dogs
    Opened on Friday 30th October 2020
    167 signatures so far in Midlothian

  18. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    164 signatures so far in Midlothian

  19. Stop the rising number of ear-cropped dogs in the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 24th February 2021
    152 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Do not give consent for another Scottish Independence Referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 26th January 2021
    1,142 signatures so far in Midlothian

  2. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    1,158 signatures so far in Midlothian

  3. Consider urgent action to grant specialist vape retailers essential status
    Opened on Thursday 18th February 2021
    196 signatures so far in Midlothian

  4. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,455 signatures so far in Midlothian

  5. Reverse the disgraceful decision to yet again freeze public sector pay
    Opened on Friday 27th November 2020
    28 signatures so far in Midlothian

  6. Prioritise COVID-19 vaccines for first responders (police, fire, ambulance)
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    288 signatures so far in Midlothian

  7. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    289 signatures so far in Midlothian

  8. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    350 signatures so far in Midlothian

  9. Legal right to 2 week review of patients with suspected heart failure (HF)
    Opened on Monday 28th September 2020
    84 signatures so far in Midlothian

  10. Extend statutory bereavement leave to pregnancy loss before 24 weeks
    Opened on Monday 15th February 2021
    94 signatures so far in Midlothian

  11. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    164 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. Public Inquiry into Unfair Trading Practices of Holiday Caravan Park Owners
    Opened on Tuesday 13th October 2020
    75 signatures so far in Midlothian

  14. Reduce VAT to 5% for the Hair & Beauty Industry inline with Hospitality.
    Opened on Wednesday 21st October 2020
    111 signatures so far in Midlothian

  15. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    258 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

  17. Require negative covid test to enter the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    136 signatures so far in Midlothian

  18. Extend paid maternity leave by at least four months
    Opened on Monday 9th November 2020
    139 signatures so far in Midlothian

  19. Introduce 3 point penalty on driving licence for litter thrown from any vehicle
    Opened on Tuesday 13th April 2021
    25 signatures so far in Midlothian

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

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