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Workington

Workington is a constituency in Cumbria, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Mark Jenkinson (Conservative) since December 2019.

Current MP

Name: Mark Jenkinson

First elected: 2019-12-12

Party: Conservative

Mark Jenkinson is the Conservative MP for Workington, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019.

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The people of Workington have contributed a total of 11,130 signatures to 517 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Workington

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,327 signatures so far in Workington

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

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

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

  5. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    336 signatures so far in Workington

  6. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    272 signatures so far in Workington

  7. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    234 signatures so far in Workington

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

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

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

  11. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    182 signatures so far in Workington

  12. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    170 signatures so far in Workington

  13. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    165 signatures so far in Workington

  14. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    154 signatures so far in Workington

  15. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    150 signatures so far in Workington

  16. The government to allow the opening of nightclubs.
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    145 signatures so far in Workington

  17. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    141 signatures so far in Workington

  18. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    132 signatures so far in Workington

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

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

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Remove private companies from the Covid-19 NHS Test and Trace system
    Opened on Thursday 15th October 2020
    20 signatures so far in Workington

  2. Disallow Food that is Lower than the Minimum UK Production & Welfare Standards
    Opened on Thursday 13th August 2020
    66 signatures so far in Workington

  3. The government to allow the opening of nightclubs.
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    145 signatures so far in Workington

  4. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,327 signatures so far in Workington

  5. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    272 signatures so far in Workington

  6. Change outdated laws to prevent forest felling when baby animals are in nests
    Opened on Wednesday 5th August 2020
    105 signatures so far in Workington

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

  8. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    336 signatures so far in Workington

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

  10. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    517 signatures so far in Workington

  11. Require all retailers to accept cash for products and services
    Opened on Monday 27th July 2020
    67 signatures so far in Workington

  12. Increase support to new parents during lockdown
    Opened on Wednesday 2nd September 2020
    14 signatures so far in Workington

  13. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    150 signatures so far in Workington

  14. Review planning legislation to include facilities for HGV drivers.
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    62 signatures so far in Workington

  15. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    234 signatures so far in Workington

  16. We the British People Request a Public Inquiry into Grooming Gangs
    Opened on Wednesday 5th August 2020
    78 signatures so far in Workington

  17. Require companies to match employment conditions for reemployed workers.
    Opened on Thursday 23rd July 2020
    13 signatures so far in Workington

  18. Increase rights to protect property such as racing pigeons from wild birds
    Opened on Monday 8th June 2020
    26 signatures so far in Workington

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

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

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