Our Woodcock petition passes 45,000 signatures

Our Woodcock petition has passed 45,000 signatures five days after the shooting season opened in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Please share the petition link – https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/619615 – you can help move things along even faster. Thank you.

The leading constituencies for support, so far, are as follows (all those with 100+ signatures). As expected, they are mostly Conservative rural constituencies, but signatures are very welcome from anywhere and anyone. The number of constituencies in this list is now well over 100.

    1. West Dorset, Chris Loder MP211 signatures
    2. North Norfolk, Duncan Baker MP210 signatures
    3. Derbyshire Dales, Sarah Dines MP201 signatures
    4. Suffolk Coastal, Therese Coffey MP200 signatures
    5. Somerton and Frome, David Warburton MP188 signatures
    6. Stroud, Siobhan Baillie MP187 signatures
    7. Sheffield Hallam, Olivia Blake MP186 signatures
    8. Torridge and West Devon, Geoffrey Cox MP185 signatures
    9. South Norfolk, Richard Bacon MP182 signatures
    10. St Ives, Derek Thomas MP179 signatures
    11. Thirsk and Malton, Kevin Hollinrake MP178 signatures
    12. Wells, James Heappey MP176 signatures
    13. Lewes, Maria Caulfield MP171 signatures
    14. Isle of Wight, Bob Seely MP170 signatures
    15. Arundel and South Downs, Andrew Griffith MP162 signatures
    16. Central Devon, Mel Stride MP161 signatures
    17. Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas MP, 160 signatures
    18. Westmorland and Lonsdale, Tim Farron MP159 signatures
    19. Skipton and Ripon, Julian Smith MP158 signatures
    20. North Herefordshire, Bill Wiggin MP 158 signatures
    21. South Cambridgeshire, Anthony Browne MP158 signatures
    22. Brecon and Radnorshire, Fay Jones MP156 signatures
    23. Macclesfield, David Rutley MP156 signatures
    24. Ceredigion, Ben Lake MP155 signatures
    25. Ross, Skye and Lochaber,  Ian Blackford MP153 signatures
    26. Broadland, Jerome Mayhew MP153 signatures
    27. High Peak, Robert Largan MP151 signatures
    28. West Worcestershire, Harriet Baldwin MP151 signatures
    29. Totnes, Anthony Mangnall MP151 signatures
    30. New Forest East, Julian Lewis MP149 signatures
    31. Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns MP144 signatures
    32. South East Cambridgeshire, Lucy Fraser MP147 signatures
    33. North Cornwall, Scott Mann MP147 signatures
    34. New Forest West, Desmond Swayne MP145 signatures
    35. Truro and Falmouth, Cherilyn Mackrory MP142 signatures
    36. Argyll and Bute, Brendan O’Hara MP139 signatures
    37. Monmouth, David Davies MP139 signatures
    38. North Somerset, Liam Fox MP138 signatures
    39. Hexham, Guy Opperman MP – 138 signatures
    40. Penrith and the Border, Neil Hudson MP – 138 signatures
    41. Forest of Dean, Mark Harper MP135 signatures
    42. Hereford and South Herefordshire, Jesse Norman MP135 signatures
    43. Preseli Pembrokeshire, Stephen Crabb MP134 signatures
    44. South West Surrey, Jeremy Hunt MP – 134 signatures
    45. North Dorset, Simon Hoare MP134 signatures
    46. Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, Drew Hendry MP134 signatures
    47. Chichester, Gillian Keegan MP130 signatures
    48. Newton Abbot, Anne Marie Morris MP130 signatures
    49. South West Wiltshire, Andrew Murrison MP130 signatures
    50. Berwick-upon-Tweed, Ann-Marie Trevelyan MP – 129 signatures
    51. Wealden, Nusrat Ghani MP – 129 signatures
    52. Wantage, David Johnston MP – 129 signatures
    53. Chippenham, Michelle Donelan MP128 signatures
    54. Tiverton & Honiton, Richard Foord MP128 signatures
    55. North West Norfolk, James Wild MP – 127 signatures
    56. Winchester, Steve Brine MP – 127 signatures
    57. Hastings & Rye, Sally-Ann Hart MP – 127 signatures
    58. Yeovil, Marcus Fysh MP126 signatures
    59. Bexhill & Battle, Huw Merriman MP – 125 signatures
    60. Camborne & Redruth, George Eustice MP 124 signatures
    61. Dumfries and Galloway, Alistair Jack MP124 signatures
    62. North Devon, Selaine Saxby MP124 signatures
    63. Cambridge, Daniel Zeichner MP122 signatures
    64. Mid Dorset and Poole, Michael Tomlinson MP122 signatures
    65. Hove, Peter Kyle MP121 signatures
    66. Witney, Robert Courts MP – 121 signatures
    67. Ludlow, Philip Dunne MP120 signatures
    68. Romsey and Southampton North, Caroline Nokes MP120 signatures
    69. Norwich South, Clive Lewis MP119 signatures
    70. Montgomeryshire, Craig Williams MP 119 signatures
    71. Mid Norfolk, George Freeman MP – 118 signatures
    72. Scarborough and Whitby, Robert Goodwill MP118 signatures
    73. York Outer, Julian Sturdy MP117 signatures
    74. Calder Valley, Craig Whittaker MP117 signatures
    75. Eastleigh, Paul Holmes MP 117 signatures
    76. Bristol West, Thangam Debonnaire MP116 signatures
    77. The Cotswolds, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP – 116 signatures
    78. Folkestone & Hythe, Damian Collins MP – 110 signatures
    79. Lancaster and Fleetwood, Cat Smith MP116 signatures
    80. N Wiltshire, James Gray MP115 signatures
    81. Mole Valley, Paul Beresford MP 115 signatures
    82. SW Norfolk, Liz Truss MP 114 signatures
    83. Exeter, Ben Bradshaw MP 112 signatures
    84. E Worthing & Shoreham, Tim Loughton MP 112 signatures 
    85. Louth & Horncastle, Victoria Atkins MP 112 signatures
    86. St Austell & Newquay, Steve Double MP 112 signatures
    87. Horsham, Jeremy Quin MP 111 signatures
    88. Sheffield Central, Paul Blomfield MP 111 signatures
    89. Taunton Deane, Rebecca Pow MP 110 signatures
    90. Folkestone & Hythe, Damian Collins MP 110 signatures
    91. Central Suffolk & N Ipswich, Dan Poulter MP 110 signatures
    92. Daventry, Chris Heaton-Harris MP 110 signatures
    93. Canterbury, Rosie Duffield MP109 signatures
    94. NW Hampshire, Kit Malthouse MP109 signatures
    95. Buckingham, Greg Smith MP 110 signatures
    96. N Shropshire, Helen Morgan MP 109 signatures
    97. Oxford W & Abingdon, Layla Moran MP 109 signatures
    98. NE Hampshire, Ranil Jayawardena MP 107 signatures
    99. Henley, Greg Smith MP 108 signatures
    100. Meon Valley, Flick Drummond MP 106 signatures
    101. Waveney, Peter Aldousy MP 105 signatures
    102. Bath, Wera Hobhouse MP 105 signatures
    103. S Suffolk, James Cartlidge MP 104 signatures
    104. Keighley, Robbie Moore MP 104 signatures
    105. NW Cambridgeshire, Shailesh Vara MP 103 signatures
    106. Twickenham, Munira Wilson MP103 signatures
    107. Sleaford & N Hykeham, Caroline Johnson MP 103 signatures
    108. Carmarthen S & W Pembrokeshire, Simon Hart MP 102 signatures
    109. S Thanet, Craig Mackinlay MP 102 signatures
    110. Worthing W, Peter Bottomley MP 102 signatures 
    111. Huntingdon, Jonathan Djanogly MP 102 signatures
    112. Christchurch, Christopher Chope MP 101 signatures
    113. Moray, Douglas Rosss MP 101 signatures
    114. W Suffolk, Matt Hancock MP 101 signatures
    115. Ochill & S Perthshire,  John Nicolson MP100 signatures
    116. Stratford-on-Avon, Nadhim Zahawi MP 100 signatures
    117. Mid Sussex, Mims Davies MP 100 signatures
    118. Clwyd W, David Jones MP 100 signatures
    119. Banbury, Victoria Prentis MP 100 signatures
    120. Harrogate & Knaresborough, Andrew Jones MP 100 signatures
    121. Saffron Walden, Kemi Badenoch MP 100 signatures

Prominent shooters: Bill Wiggin, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Simon Hart

Cabinet members: Liz Truss, Therese Coffey, Ann-Marie Trevelyan, Alistair Jack, Michelle Donelan, Kemi Badenoch, Nadhim Zehawi, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Kit Malthouse, Ranil Jayawardena, Chris Heaton-Harris