Contact your MP to raise your concern about refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
Your MP is elected to represent you and their constituents, and are usually happy to help if they can. By hearing from you, you might even highlight an issue they are already interested in.
There are lots of different ways to get in touch with your MP. You can send a letter, or an e-mail, or you can phone up their office to make an appointment to meet face-to-face.
It can be daunting to contact your MP – particularly if you’ve never done it before – but don’t worry, thousands of people contact their MP every week. Here are our top tips:
Don’t worry if you don’t hear back from you MP immediately – it can sometimes take a few weeks get a full response. If you’re worried that your communication may have gone astray, call up their office and ask if it’s been received.
Staring at a blank page and not knowing where to start? You can download our template letters in Word Document format – feel free to edit and adapt them, adding in why the challenges faced by refugees and asylum seekers in the UK are important to you.