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South Dorset

South Dorset is a constituency in Dorset, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by Richard Drax (Conservative) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Richard Drax

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Conservative

Richard Drax is the Conservative MP for South Dorset, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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The people of South Dorset have contributed a total of 17,455 signatures to 713 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in South Dorset

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,276 signatures so far in South Dorset

  2. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    822 signatures so far in South Dorset

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

  4. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    518 signatures so far in South Dorset

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

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

  7. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    327 signatures so far in South Dorset

  8. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    320 signatures so far in South Dorset

  9. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    316 signatures so far in South Dorset

  10. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    283 signatures so far in South Dorset

  11. Ban Supertrawlers from UK waters after leaving the EUs Common Fisheries Policy
    Opened on Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    273 signatures so far in South Dorset

  12. Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation
    Opened on Thursday 17th December 2020
    267 signatures so far in South Dorset

  13. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    256 signatures so far in South Dorset

  14. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    234 signatures so far in South Dorset

  15. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    231 signatures so far in South Dorset

  16. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    210 signatures so far in South Dorset

  17. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    210 signatures so far in South Dorset

  18. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    203 signatures so far in South Dorset

  19. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    190 signatures so far in South Dorset

  20. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    186 signatures so far in South Dorset

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Enhance protections for marine mammals
    Opened on Wednesday 4th November 2020
    77 signatures so far in South Dorset

  2. Provide funds so Marine Conservation Zones in the UK can be properly protected.
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    40 signatures so far in South Dorset

  3. Ban Supertrawlers from UK waters after leaving the EUs Common Fisheries Policy
    Opened on Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    273 signatures so far in South Dorset

  4. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,276 signatures so far in South Dorset

  5. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    822 signatures so far in South Dorset

  6. Extend areas reserved for domestic fishing from 6 to 12 miles by end of 2021
    Opened on Monday 4th January 2021
    56 signatures so far in South Dorset

  7. Prioritise special school staff in Covid 19 vaccinations.
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    164 signatures so far in South Dorset

  8. Prevent costs of the Park owner Fitness criteria being passed on to residents
    Opened on Friday 18th September 2020
    42 signatures so far in South Dorset

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

  10. Change DfE school guidance to allow overnight educational visits.
    Opened on Monday 3rd August 2020
    120 signatures so far in South Dorset

  11. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    467 signatures so far in South Dorset

  12. Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure
    Opened on Monday 19th October 2020
    74 signatures so far in South Dorset

  13. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    210 signatures so far in South Dorset

  14. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    190 signatures so far in South Dorset

  15. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    518 signatures so far in South Dorset

  16. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    320 signatures so far in South Dorset

  17. Ensure student nurses and midwives are paid for working during Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 11th November 2020
    128 signatures so far in South Dorset

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

  19. Overturn the decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides
    Opened on Monday 11th January 2021
    130 signatures so far in South Dorset

  20. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    231 signatures so far in South Dorset

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