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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:

Refugee Action

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 TortureTell Priti Patel that refugees are welcome

Safe Passage – Safe routes saves lives

Letter templates 

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.