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Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Rutherglen and Hamilton West is a constituency in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The seat has been held by Margaret Ferrier (Independent) since December 2019.

Current MP

Name: Margaret Ferrier

First elected: 2019-12-12

Party: Independent

Margaret Ferrier is the Independent MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019.

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The people of Rutherglen and Hamilton West have contributed a total of 14,489 signatures to 605 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,647 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  2. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    599 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  3. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    531 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  4. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    526 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  5. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    486 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

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

  7. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    415 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  8. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    405 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  9. Revoke the right of registered sex offenders to change their name by deed poll
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd July 2020
    343 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  10. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    334 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  11. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    305 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  12. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    295 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  13. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    286 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  14. Increase funding for research into Endometriosis and PCOS.
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    273 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  15. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    252 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  16. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    246 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  17. Require negative covid test to enter the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    211 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  18. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    205 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  19. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    196 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  20. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    186 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Revoke the right of registered sex offenders to change their name by deed poll
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd July 2020
    343 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  2. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    405 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,647 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  4. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    486 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  5. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    599 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  6. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    531 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  7. Hold a referendum on returning devolved powers to the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    96 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

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

  9. Require child sexual abuse to be reported with penalties for failure to do so
    Opened on Monday 21st September 2020
    50 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  10. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    286 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  11. Require negative covid test to enter the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    211 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  12. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    526 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  13. Increase funding for research into Endometriosis and PCOS.
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    273 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  14. Ensure Student Nurses are paid whilst on placement
    Opened on Thursday 22nd October 2020
    180 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  15. Ensure mental health care is available for all children having cancer treatment.
    Opened on Wednesday 21st October 2020
    28 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

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

  17. Extend furlough beyond October for the travel industry.
    Opened on Tuesday 1st September 2020
    169 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  18. Extend paid maternity leave by at least four months
    Opened on Monday 9th November 2020
    156 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  19. Remove the requirement for a section 30 order to hold an Independence Referendum
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    25 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

  20. Extend driving theory test certificates expiring in 2020/21 by 12 months
    Opened on Tuesday 10th November 2020
    147 signatures so far in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

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