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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 16,438 signatures to 701 currently open petitions. That's 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
    1,232 signatures so far in North Durham

  2. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    715 signatures so far in North Durham

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

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

  5. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    542 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  7. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    418 signatures so far in North Durham

  8. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    354 signatures so far in North Durham

  9. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    319 signatures so far in North Durham

  10. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    285 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  12. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    282 signatures so far in North Durham

  13. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    275 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  15. 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

  16. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    258 signatures so far in North Durham

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

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

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

  20. 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

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

  3. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    418 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
    1,232 signatures so far in North Durham

  6. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    258 signatures so far in North Durham

  7. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    542 signatures so far in North Durham

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    715 signatures so far in North Durham

  11. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    282 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  13. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    285 signatures so far in North Durham

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

  15. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    354 signatures so far in North Durham

  16. Reduce VAT to 5% for the retail sector " to help save our high street".
    Opened on Thursday 13th August 2020
    12 signatures so far in North Durham

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

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

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

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

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