Your MP is not always the best person to help with an issue. Before you contact your MP please see our advice on who else may be able to help: Who should I contact with my issue? How do I contact my MP? Writing is probably the best method, as it provides a written record that can be referred to later. You can: Write a letter to your MP at: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA; Email them using.
Writing to your MP can be a great way for them to hear about your concerns and take steps to support you. You can find your newly elected MP and their contact details by typing your postcode into parliament’s website. Take a look at single parent Cat’s tips on writing to your MP. If you’d like further support or want to share your.
Your MP can write to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) on your behalf if your benefits have been miscalculated, or if you want to appeal a decision made. Similarly, if you’re confused about a decision, an MP’s caseworker can often talk you through what your options are, and sometimes point you in the direction of further assistance.What your MP can do for you MPs can assist their constituents in a variety of ways, from making private enquiries on your behalf, to raising matters publicly in the House of Commons. First steps. Keeping the issue private, your MP might write to the relevant department or official, send a letter to the appropriate Minister or make a personal appointment to discuss the issue. These steps can.Your MP can help move things along particularly if the issue is related to your local authority or a government department. I used to work for a government housing agency and often wrote briefings for MPs, Ministers and for parliamentary question responses. Having said that meeting my MP about personal issues impacting my children was very different because it mattered so much more to me.
What your MP can do for you. MPs are there to help only with those matters for which Parliament or central government is responsible. Many people think that their MP can solve all their problems: this is sadly not the case and there are many examples where contacting an MP may result in a problem taking longer to resolve if the issue in question is not their responsibility. For many matters.Read More
How to write to your MP Why write to your MP? MPs need to hear from their constituents. They depend on their constituents to edu- cate them about what issues are most important to them. Writing a letter only takes a short amount of your time but it ensures that the people who make decisions on your behalf, every day, know how you want to be represented. Your MP receives hundreds of messages.Read More
On 20th November alongside Beyond Words and Certitude, Dimensions will be holding a drop-in event on learning disability and autism health at the Houses of Parliament. By writing to your MP you can encourage them to attend so they can find out how they can help make healthcare fair for people with learning disabilities and autism.Read More
Dear Mr Green MP, My name is Leila Sidhu. I originally come from India but I have been living in the UK for 15 years. I have three children who are 3, 5 and 8. I am writing because I would like your assistance with my housing problems. I have been on a waiting list for a new house for 7 months because the house where I am currently living is.Read More
Your MP cannot help you in private disputes with other individuals or with companies who have sold you faulty goods, nor, for example, can they interfere with decisions made by courts. You and Your MP (PDF), a factsheet produced by Parliament, has more information about what your MP can do for you. When should I contact a councillor? Councillors have differing responsibilities depending on.Read More
Help get the law changed; Find your MP. You can find your local MP and their contact details on the Find your MP page of the Parliament website. Contact your MP. You can contact your MP using the details on the Find your MP page of the Parliament website or you can contact them online using the They Work For You website. You will need to tell.Read More
Phoning, emailing and writing to your MP You are unlikely to be able to speak to your MP direct on your own call. The phone may be on voicemail: if so, leave a clear message with your number spoken slowly!Read More
Write to your MP. We need your help to make change happen. Writing to your MP, to tell them why the law needs to change, can make a big difference. For those who need some guidance, we’re prepped this outline. How to write your letter. You can use this to write a letter or email to your MP, but personal stories carry the most weight, so make it your own. You can find out who your MP is and.Read More
A letter from you to your MP will have more impact if you write it direct and about your own individual situation, but some of the points listed below could be included within the template to help you. You can also find the contact details for your MP listed at the end. (Name of MP) MP, (e.g. Mr Andrew George MP) House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Date Dear (name) MP, I am writing to you (as.Read More
The United Kingdom is divided into 650 constituencies, each of which elect a Member of Parliament (MP) who sits in the House of Commons, located in Westminster, London.This page gives an introduction to their work and the ways in which they might help you. (Or find information about individual Members of Parliament.). Your MP.Read More