Petitions / Write to your MP quick actions
While letter to MPs are more effective if written in your own words with personal examples and from your heart, here are some quick actions that you can take now.
There are several petitions, and we recommend that supporters consider signing them all:
Petition to the Prime Minister to throw out the Nationality and Borders Bill and, instead, build an asylum system that is kinder, fairer and more effective.
Refugee Action – is also calling on the Government to announce a target for refugee resettlement.
Refugee Council – Fight the callous Anti-Refugee Bill.
Choose Love – calling for a more welcoming Britain
One Strong Voice – A campaigning group of people with lived experience who have a 7 point vision
Freedom from Torture – Tell Priti Patel that refugees are welcome
Safe Passage – Safe routes saves lives
The following two letters are templates provided by Asylum Matters since the Afghanistan crisis which has exposed the discriminatory nature of the Bill.
Template Letter to Editor of your local newspaper Re Afghanistan and the Nationality and Borders Bill
Letter to MP Re Afghanistan and the Nationality and Borders Bill
Asylum Matters Template Letter to MPs
Families Together Coalition MP Letter Template Families Together
Women Against Rape have a letter template to MPs which includes the statement from Global Women Against Deportations
Nottingham City Of Sanctuary have a fab Guide to writing to your MP
For more resources on engaging with decision makers see Engage your MP, Work with your Local Authority, Celebrating Sanctuary Toolkit and Briefings.