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Newport West

Newport West is a constituency in Newport, Wales. The seat has been held by Ruth Jones (Labour) since April 2019.

Current MP

Name: Ruth Jones

First elected: 2019-04-04

Party: Labour

Ruth Jones is the Labour MP for Newport West, and has been an MP continuously since 4 April 2019. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

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The people of Newport West have contributed a total of 13,403 signatures to 648 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Newport West

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,267 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  3. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    652 signatures so far in Newport West

  4. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    503 signatures so far in Newport West

  5. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    455 signatures so far in Newport West

  6. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    365 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  8. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    329 signatures so far in Newport West

  9. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    288 signatures so far in Newport West

  10. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    283 signatures so far in Newport West

  11. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    266 signatures so far in Newport West

  12. Stop the rising number of ear-cropped dogs in the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 24th February 2021
    247 signatures so far in Newport West

  13. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    235 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  15. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    191 signatures so far in Newport West

  16. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    187 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  18. Abolish time limits to bring charges for offences for acts of domestic violence
    Opened on Tuesday 27th October 2020
    169 signatures so far in Newport West

  19. Make it a criminal offence for MPs to mislead the public
    Opened on Monday 30th November 2020
    167 signatures so far in Newport West

  20. Ban greyhound racing to end unnecessary deaths & suffering of racing dogs
    Opened on Friday 30th October 2020
    150 signatures so far in Newport West

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Allow families to prevent press reporting of a loved one’s suicide or murder
    Opened on Tuesday 9th March 2021
    102 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  3. Let there be a referendum for Welsh independence
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    113 signatures so far in Newport West

  4. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,267 signatures so far in Newport West

  5. Make it a requirement to report hitting a cat whilst driving
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    114 signatures so far in Newport West

  6. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    720 signatures so far in Newport West

  7. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    503 signatures so far in Newport West

  8. Fund Spinraza for all SMA patients on the NHS
    Opened on Wednesday 21st October 2020
    65 signatures so far in Newport West

  9. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    652 signatures so far in Newport West

  10. Allow driving tests and lessons to continue in Tier 4
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    60 signatures so far in Newport West

  11. Stop the rising number of ear-cropped dogs in the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 24th February 2021
    247 signatures so far in Newport West

  12. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    329 signatures so far in Newport West

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

  14. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    288 signatures so far in Newport West

  15. Abolish time limits to bring charges for offences for acts of domestic violence
    Opened on Tuesday 27th October 2020
    169 signatures so far in Newport West

  16. Ryan's Law: Widen definition of 'death by dangerous driving'
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd March 2021
    180 signatures so far in Newport West

  17. Give further financial support to the Events and Hospitality industry
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    134 signatures so far in Newport West

  18. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    365 signatures so far in Newport West

  19. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    266 signatures so far in Newport West

  20. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    191 signatures so far in Newport West

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