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North Durham

North Durham is a constituency in County Durham, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Mr Kevan Jones (Labour) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Mr Kevan Jones

First elected: 2001-06-07

Party: Labour

Mr Kevan Jones is the Labour MP for North Durham, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001.

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The people of North Durham have contributed a total of 14,310 signatures to 718 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in North Durham

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,236 signatures so far in North Durham

  2. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    595 signatures so far in North Durham

  3. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    555 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  5. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    411 signatures so far in North Durham

  6. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    298 signatures so far in North Durham

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

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

  9. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    272 signatures so far in North Durham

  10. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    259 signatures so far in North Durham

  11. Close schools in Tier 4 areas
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    249 signatures so far in North Durham

  12. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    231 signatures so far in North Durham

  13. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    208 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  15. Tom’s Law - Give police the power to suspend driving licences
    Opened on Friday 25th September 2020
    198 signatures so far in North Durham

  16. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    197 signatures so far in North Durham

  17. Require local authorities to have free helplines for the homeless and vulnerable
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    189 signatures so far in North Durham

  18. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    188 signatures so far in North Durham

  19. Create a public register of people banned from keeping animals in the UK
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd February 2021
    186 signatures so far in North Durham

  20. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    180 signatures so far in North Durham

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Reform legislation on evidence admissible in sexual assault and rape cases
    Opened on Monday 14th September 2020
    23 signatures so far in North Durham

  2. Free prescriptions for people with mental health issues
    Opened on Thursday 15th April 2021
    35 signatures so far in North Durham

  3. Require local authorities to have free helplines for the homeless and vulnerable
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    189 signatures so far in North Durham

  4. Allow Christmas celebrations on either the 24th, 25th or 26th December
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    27 signatures so far in North Durham

  5. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,236 signatures so far in North Durham

  6. Create a public register of people banned from keeping animals in the UK
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd February 2021
    186 signatures so far in North Durham

  7. Keep all indoor fitness facilities open in all tiers, including tier 4
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    12 signatures so far in North Durham

  8. Ensure access to treatment and screening for all cancer patients during Covid-19
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    177 signatures so far in North Durham

  9. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    555 signatures so far in North Durham

  10. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    595 signatures so far in North Durham

  11. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    411 signatures so far in North Durham

  12. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    298 signatures so far in North Durham

  13. All medical and care professionals to be trained in BSL
    Opened on Friday 4th December 2020
    17 signatures so far in North Durham

  14. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    469 signatures so far in North Durham

  15. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    283 signatures so far in North Durham

  16. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    259 signatures so far in North Durham

  17. Make prison staff top priority as key workers to recieve the covid 19 vaccine
    Opened on Monday 11th January 2021
    72 signatures so far in North Durham

  18. Make the neutering/spaying of pet cats a legal requirement.
    Opened on Tuesday 15th September 2020
    36 signatures so far in North Durham

  19. Tom’s Law - Give police the power to suspend driving licences
    Opened on Friday 25th September 2020
    198 signatures so far in North Durham

  20. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    272 signatures so far in North Durham

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