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Jonathan Gullis

Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent North


Select Committee Meeting
Monday 1st March 2021
16:30
Petitions Committee - Oral evidence
1 Mar 2021, 4:30 p.m.
(at 4:30 pm) Members of Parliament, Members of Parliament, House of Commons Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
09:30
Education Committee - Oral evidence
2 Mar 2021, 9:30 a.m.
(at 10:00 am) Sir Kevan Collins, Education Recovery Commissioner, Department for Education Professor Becky Francis, Chief Executive, Education Endowment Foundation Geoff Barton, General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders
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Oral Question
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
11:30
None
Oral Question No. 21
What diplomatic steps he is taking to support peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Oral Question
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
11:30
Northern Ireland Office
Oral Question No. 20
What progress his Department is making to brining legislation forward to bring an end to vexatious claims against UK veterans who served in Northern Ireland.
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Oral Question
Thursday 4th March 2021
09:30
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Oral Question No. 36
To ask the Secretary of State what plans he has to encourage sustainable farming practices.
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Oral Question
Thursday 4th March 2021
10:00
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Topical Question No. 36
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Speeches
Thursday 25th February 2021
Education Return and Awarding Qualifications in 2021

I welcome my right hon. Friend’s statement. As he will know, in November last year I published a report with …

Written Answers
Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Coronavirus: Staffordshire
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 22nd September 2020
Planning (Proper Maintenance of Land) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to make provision for increased fines for failures to comply with a notice under section 215 of the …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Nicholas Bacon
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: …
EDM signed
Monday 5th October 2020
The Maltby Miners Welfare Institute
That this House notes the proposed sale of the Maltby Miners Welfare Institute, the Stute, by CISWO, the coal mining …

Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative) Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (24 debate interactions) View debates with Jacob Rees-Mogg Gavin Williamson (Conservative) Secretary of State for Education (18 debate interactions) View debates with Gavin Williamson Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party) Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (12 debate interactions) View debates with Jim Shannon View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Stoke-on-Trent North Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
125,214
c. 658 added daily
148,151
(Estimated)

Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 1 Dec 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
2 Apr 2021
closes in 1 month

Schools should move to online learning from 9 December so that all students and school staff have a chance to isolate for two weeks and then can safely meet older relatives.

211,974
Petition Closed

Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021

Gov Responded - 20 Oct 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
19 Feb 2021
closed 1 week, 3 days ago

The Government should cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021 due to the disruption of Covid-19. By the time students go back to normal learning, 6 months will have passed since schools were closed to most pupils. This has already had a huge impact on the studying of so many.

428,507
c. 2,502 added daily
480,855
(Estimated)

Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 25 Nov 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
22 Mar 2021
closes in 2 weeks, 6 days

Close down schools and colleges due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. We are seeing cases of students and teachers catching the virus since schools have reopened.

70,337
Petition Closed

Keep schools closed until Covid 19 is no longer a threat

Gov Responded - 25 Nov 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
5 Dec 2020
closed 2 months, 3 weeks ago

The threat of covid19 is real. Children can’t be expected to maintain sufficient social distancing to keep this virus from spreading. They are social creatures. Allowing them back to school could cause a new spike in cases. They could bring it back home, even if they are a-symptomatic.

200,466
c. 1,258 added daily
235,736
(Estimated)

Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 21 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
29 Mar 2021
closes in 3 weeks, 6 days

Football is a powerful tool of which allows a range of benefits such as employment, and other important aspects of life. Football can be associated with passion, emotion, excitement and dedication across the community. With Fans attending football games a range of economic benefits are there too.

100,649
Petition Closed

No prosecution for parents that remove child from school during a pandemic.

Gov Responded - 6 Apr 2020 Debated on - 2 Nov 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
10 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Legislate to allow parents to have the option to remove their children from school if there is a pandemic e.g. Coronavirus or similar without negative action by schools or local authorities. They shouldn’t lose the child’s place in the school or face any kind of prosecution.

148,388
Petition Closed

Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.

Gov Responded - 30 Jul 2020 Debated on - 12 Oct 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
1 Dec 2020
closed 3 months ago

A significant number of students will sit their final 2021 examinations. The outcome of which undoubtedly will be their passport, for many of their future life chances and successes. In order for this to be done fairly, it is imperative that the amount of content they are tested on is reduced.

148,884
Petition Closed

Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades

Gov Responded - 4 Sep 2020 Debated on - 12 Oct 2020 View Jonathan Gullis's petition debate contributions
27 Sep 2020
closed 5 months ago

We want the Education Secretary and the Government to step in and review the exam board’s decision on how GCSE and A-Level grades will be calculated and awarded due to the current coronavirus crisis. We want a better solution than just using our previous data to be the basis of our grade.


Most recent EDMs signed by Jonathan Gullis

Date Tabled Title Signatures
22 Sep 2020
Jonathan Gullis signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 5th October 2020

The Maltby Miners Welfare Institute

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House notes the proposed sale of the Maltby Miners Welfare Institute, the Stute, by CISWO, the coal mining charity; acknowledges that miners have paid for the Stute over the years out of their wages to safeguard their mining heritage; is disappointed that CISWO has chosen to put the …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
19 Dec 2019
Jonathan Gullis signed this EDM on Friday 20th December 2019

Big Ben chiming on the day of Brexit

Tabled by: Mark Francois (Conservative - Rayleigh and Wickford)
That this House notes the ongoing refurbishment works on the Elizabeth Tower and the fact that during this period Big Ben currently only chimes for Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve; further notes that the United Kingdom will now leave the European Union at 11.00pm GMT on 31 January 2020; …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 48
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
View All Jonathan Gullis's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Jonathan Gullis has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Jonathan Gullis has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Jonathan Gullis


A Bill to make provision for increased fines for failures to comply with a notice under section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 22nd September 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to create the offence of desecrating a war memorial; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 23rd June 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 20
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

Jonathan Gullis has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


198 Written Questions

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Video Games: Investment Video Games: Data Protection Video Games: UK Relations with EU Events Industry: Coronavirus Chatterley Whitfield Colliery Kidsgrove Sports Centre Culture Recovery Fund Sanitary Protection: VAT Broadband: Stoke on Trent Religious Hatred: Internet Arts: Staffordshire Festival UK* 2022 Arts: Finance Culture: Coronavirus Youth Investment Fund Youth Services: Coronavirus Tourism: Coronavirus Arts: Coronavirus Festival UK* 2022 Sports: Coronavirus Youth Services: North Staffordshire Loneliness: Stoke on Trent Sanitary Protection: VAT Telecommunications: Stoke on Trent 5G: Staffordshire Broadband: Staffordshire Chatterley Whitfield Colliery Sports: Facilities Video Games: Qualifications Video Games: Qualifications Video Games: Graduates Video Games: Overseas Students Youth Clubs: Coronavirus Schools: Computers Assessments Free Schools Education: Staffordshire Teachers: Stoke on Trent Schools: Staffordshire Further Education: Admissions Adult Education: Staffordshire Universities: Coronavirus Schools: Uniforms Schools: Uniforms Schools: Uniforms Young People: Training Student Numbers Pupils: Disadvantaged Pupils: Coronavirus Universities: Finance Children and Young People: Coronavirus Children: Coronavirus Sixth Form Education: Qualifications Free Schools: Stoke-on-Trent North Teachers: Violence and Abuse Coronavirus: Staffordshire Addictions: Staffordshire Coronavirus: Staffordshire NHS: Recruitment Mental Health Services: Staffordshire Coronavirus: Staffordshire Coronavirus: Staffordshire Smoking: Staffordshire Health Contact Tracing: Israel Hearing Impairment: Coronavirus Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Social Services: Staffordshire Health Services and Social Services: Staffordshire Health Services: Stoke on Trent Contact Tracing: Israel NHS: Buildings Hearing Aids: Staffordshire Video Games: Tax Allowances Video Games: Tax Allowances Research: Tax Allowances Video Games: Tax Allowances Cash Dispensing: Stoke on Trent Cash Dispensing Low Incomes: Staffordshire Low Incomes: Coronavirus Hospitality Industry and Tourism: VAT Health Services: Staffordshire Retail Trade: Staffordshire Transport: Staffordshire Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Staffordshire Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Staffordshire Transport: Staffordshire Transport: Stoke-on-Trent North UK Trade with EU: Carbon Emissions UK Trade with EU: Carbon Emissions Freight: Government Assistance Bus Services: Staffordshire Electric Vehicles: Charging Points Railway Network Roads: Staffordshire Roads: Repairs and Maintenance Railway Stations: Staffordshire Roads: Staffordshire Railways: Staffordshire Kidsgrove Station: Disability Public Transport: Coronavirus Bus Services and Rapid Transit Systems: Stoke-on-Trent North Railways: Innovation Electric Vehicles Cycling: Staffordshire Driving Licences: Coronavirus