It was first fought at the 2010 general election.
The seat has been held by Grahame Morris (Labour) since May 2010.
Labour's majority in the seat has never fallen below 19%(the result in the party's 2019 landslide defeat) in its history, and has only been below 40% thrice (in 1979, 1983 and 2019).
Two of the five candidates, Dominic Haney (Liberal Democrat) and Susan McDonnell (North East Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote. Opened on Thursday 28th May 2020116 signatures so far in Easington, Offer a British Farming Grant to Farmers who cannot get the Small Business Grant
Nearly 35,000 people, 56.5% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923. Opened on Monday 20th July 2020180 signatures so far in Easington, Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
Opened on Tuesday 14th April 202089 signatures so far in Easington, Protect all monuments and statues from being taken down
Repetition.me is an independent website and is not endorsed by the government or Parliament. Opened on Monday 1st June 2020184 signatures so far in Easington, Give government workers a fair pay rise
Opened on Monday 1st June 202018 signatures so far in Easington, Cut beer duty for at least 12 months, so pubs can survive after the covid virus. Protect all monuments and statues from being taken down. register for the general election on 8 June: Man with turkey hat brightens up Stanley count. Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020254 signatures so far in Easington, Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
Easington is a constituency in County Durham, in the North East of England.
The area has been held by the Labour Party since the 1922 election (including predecessor seat), when the seat was held by the party leader and Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald. 8,719 signatures to
Easington is a constituency in County Durham, in the North East of England. The Labour candidate beat Conservative Clare Ambrosino by 6,581 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election. Cut beer duty for at least 12 months, so pubs can survive after the covid virus. The 2015 general election saw (with +18.7%) more than the national average swing (+9.5%) to UKIP.
Protect deposits for those over the new house cap. The rules on everything from whether you can take your own pen to voting while drunk. Opened on Wednesday 1st April 2020231 signatures so far in Easington, End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
It chiefly replaced the bulk or all of the Seaham seat. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals, Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades, We would like the government to consider social care as equally important to NHS, Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination, Refund university students for 3rd Semester Tuition 2020, Offer a British Farming Grant to Farmers who cannot get the Small Business Grant. Easington Labour MP Grahame Morris was responding to a BBC Newcastle Freedom of Information request, which found there were 23 accidents on a nine-mile stretch of the dual carriageway between Seaham and Peterlee in the 12 months to March. Voter turnout was down by 1.8 percentage points since the last general election. That's a lot below average.
Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020284 signatures so far in Easington, Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
Can you take a selfie at a polling station? A seat of former mining traditions, it is one of Labour's safest in Britain — party firebrand Manny Shinwell was MP for 20 years.
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Turnout has ranged from 87.7% in 1950 to 52.1% in 2005. The constituency comprises the majority of the district of the same name, which takes in the coastal portion of the administrative county of Durham. General election 2017: How do I register to vote?
holiday through COVID-19 crisis, End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry, Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020. Opened on Friday 27th March 2020153 signatures so far in Easington, We would like the government to consider social care as equally important to NHS
Julie Maughan of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Dominic Haney came fourth. To the north is the large city of Sunderland which has a large service sector. Constituents' occupations include to a significant degree agriculture and the service sector, however the area was formerly heavily economically supported by the mining of coal, iron ore and businesses in the county still extract gangue minerals in present mining, such as fluorspar for the smelting of aluminium, to the south in the county is Darlington, which has particular strengths in international transport construction, including bridges. You cannot sign government e-petitions
2017 saw the UKIP vote collapse and the Conservative vote rise, although a slight rise in the Labour vote ensured the majority remained above 40%. Labour won a majority of votes in every election from the seat's creation in 1950 until 2019, when their vote share fell below 50% for the first time. Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020157 signatures so far in Easington, Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
Coordinates: 54°47′24″N 1°21′07″W / 54.790°N 1.352°W / 54.790; -1.352, Easington is a constituency[n 1] created in 1950 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Grahame Morris of the Labour Party. Easington is a constituency created in 1950 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Grahame Morris of the Labour Party.
The Conservative Party last fielded a candidate taking second place in 2001. [n 2]. Opened on Friday 19th June 202079 signatures so far in Easington. It appears to be a turkey hat on his head - could this be a Friends reference?