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Nigel Huddleston

Conservative - Mid Worcestershire

Assistant Whip

(since July 2019)

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

(since February 2020)

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Significant Mid Worcestershire Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
615,313
c. 5,012 added daily
958,742
(Estimated)

Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 28 Oct 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
12 Feb 2021
closes in 2 months, 1 week

In the event of a spike we would like you not to close gyms as a measure to stop any spread of Covid. Also for gyms to not be put in the same group as pubs in terms of risk or importance. Gyms are following strict guidelines and most members are following rules in a sober manner.

257,267
Petition Closed

Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19

Gov Responded - 23 Nov 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
1 Nov 2020
closed 1 month ago

Isolation essential to the Government’s strategy for fighting coronavirus, and UK citizens must remain healthy and exercise whilst keeping adequate distance between people. The Government should allow golf courses to open so families or individuals can play golf in order to exercise safely.

200,117
c. 2,709 added daily
507,854
(Estimated)

Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 21 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
29 Mar 2021
closes in 3 months, 3 weeks

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.

106,128
Petition Closed

Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.

18,137
Petition Closed

Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisis

Gov Responded - 22 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
19 Sep 2020
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.

26,106
Petition Closed

Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRR

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
8 Oct 2020
closed 1 month, 4 weeks ago

The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.

154,814
Petition Closed

Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19

Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
12 Sep 2020
closed 2 months, 3 weeks ago

For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.

11,220
Petition Closed

Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sector

Gov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 3 months ago

After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.

179,655
c. 876 added daily
188,489
(Estimated)

Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 20 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2020
closes in 1 week, 2 days

As we pass the COVID-19 Peak, the Government should: State where the Theatres and Arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery Roadmap, Create a tailor made financial support mechanism for the Arts sector & Clarify how Social Distancing will affect arts spaces like Theatres and Concert Venues.

103,040
Petition Closed

Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak

Gov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
20 Sep 2020
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.

10,780
Petition Closed

Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.

Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
24 Oct 2020
closed 1 month, 1 week ago

To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare

135,479
Petition Closed

Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.

Gov Responded - 28 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Nigel Huddleston's petition debate contributions
30 Oct 2020
closed 1 month ago

Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.


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