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Witney

Witney is a constituency in Oxfordshire, in the South East of England. The seat has been held by Robert Courts (Conservative) since October 2016.

Current MP

Name: Robert Courts

First elected: 2016-10-20

Party: Conservative

Robert Courts is the Conservative MP for Witney, and has been an MP continuously since 20 October 2016. He currently holds the Government post of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport).

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The people of Witney have contributed a total of 17,038 signatures to 683 currently open petitions. That's above average.

Top petitions in Witney

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    2,017 signatures so far in Witney

  2. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    689 signatures so far in Witney

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

  4. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    576 signatures so far in Witney

  5. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    507 signatures so far in Witney

  6. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    386 signatures so far in Witney

  7. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    381 signatures so far in Witney

  8. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    341 signatures so far in Witney

  9. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    310 signatures so far in Witney

  10. Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 15th June 2020
    295 signatures so far in Witney

  11. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    285 signatures so far in Witney

  12. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    258 signatures so far in Witney

  13. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    252 signatures so far in Witney

  14. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    248 signatures so far in Witney

  15. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    242 signatures so far in Witney

  16. Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.
    Opened on Thursday 30th April 2020
    236 signatures so far in Witney

  17. Cancel HS2 and use the money for the NHS and local economies, post Covid-19.
    Opened on Friday 15th May 2020
    228 signatures so far in Witney

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

  19. Stop culling immediately and start widespread vaccination of badgers now
    Opened on Wednesday 6th May 2020
    218 signatures so far in Witney

  20. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    208 signatures so far in Witney

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Limit cigarette pack size & limit sales to one per customer and increase taxes
    Opened on Thursday 19th November 2020
    16 signatures so far in Witney

  2. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    110 signatures so far in Witney

  3. Remove the Planning Inspectorate's power to override elected councils
    Opened on Thursday 23rd July 2020
    25 signatures so far in Witney

  4. Consider support for swimming clubs due to Covid-19
    Opened on Monday 12th October 2020
    68 signatures so far in Witney

  5. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    2,017 signatures so far in Witney

  6. Kristian Johnson’s Law. Life sentences for Death by Careless & Dangerous Driving
    Opened on Monday 17th August 2020
    128 signatures so far in Witney

  7. Extend the Statutory Paternity Leave to minimum 4 weeks.
    Opened on Monday 27th July 2020
    19 signatures so far in Witney

  8. Mandate rating of accessibility for commercial establishments.
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    22 signatures so far in Witney

  9. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    689 signatures so far in Witney

  10. Stop culling immediately and start widespread vaccination of badgers now
    Opened on Wednesday 6th May 2020
    218 signatures so far in Witney

  11. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    381 signatures so far in Witney

  12. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    507 signatures so far in Witney

  13. Cancel HS2 and use the money for the NHS and local economies, post Covid-19.
    Opened on Friday 15th May 2020
    228 signatures so far in Witney

  14. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    606 signatures so far in Witney

  15. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    208 signatures so far in Witney

  16. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    341 signatures so far in Witney

  17. To Seek a 1 year Extension to the Brexit Transition Period & a Second Referendum
    Opened on Wednesday 21st October 2020
    182 signatures so far in Witney

  18. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    576 signatures so far in Witney

  19. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    386 signatures so far in Witney

  20. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    188 signatures so far in Witney

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