You can contact a member or parliament and express yourself.

If you know of a way to help save our planet, even just a small part of it put it here. Also if you want to ask how to help, or even if you want to promote your environmental organisation. All goes here.
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Re: You can contact a member or parliament and express yourself.

Post: #189462 seasidegirl
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:57 pm

Thanks for this it's a great resource. I've written a message so will be interesting to see if I get a reply.

I wrote to my MP a few years ago about something in the news that concerned me. I remember having a devil of a job to find the MP's website, then sending of an email. I didn't expect to hear anything but he investigated my query with the foreign office (well he said he did) and sent me a nice letter on H of Parliament notepaper by snail mail to my house.

Perhaps I'm too easily impressed.

Anyway good to keep on at 'em for whatever reason. This time I filled him in on employee rights, or lack of the, in some cases in the current economic climate.

Cheers.

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Post: #189620 vicki
Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:32 pm

Many thanks for sharing the link. I think we should all start speaking up for ourselves a bit more!

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Post: #189636 southeast-isher
Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:10 pm

It works! I've had 2 replies - one from an Earl and an MP.

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Re: You can contact a member or parliament and express yourself.

Post: #189690 Mrs Moustoir
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:16 am

Don't forget your MP will probably hold regular "surgeries" in their constituencies and this is an opportunity for you to put your point across face to face.

I know this as I met my then MP in Oxfordshire. A preschool I volunteered at used to provide the refreshments for the village's regular farmers market and often, the MP used to hold his surgery on the same day. We made his tea too and talked about SureStart and childcare issues when he had a free 10 minutes or so while his constituency agent fended off 10 preschool children who wanted to pinch the MP's biscuits! :tongue:

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Post: #189708 John Headstrong
Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:02 pm

there are many sites developed by the same people

http://www.theyworkforyou.com/ find what your MP has voted for

http://www.fixmystreet.com/ get potholes and other broken stuff fixed in your area

http://www.pledgebank.com/ do things, but only if other help

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/ freedom if information requests made easy

blimey, they are doing loads check http://www.mysociety.org/projects/


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