The following document is a template for RESULTS UK advocates planning to meet with their local Member of Parliament. Please refer to the relevant campaign Action Sheet and Background Sheets for more information, and see our guide, How to hold a successful meeting with your MP for more tips on securing a meeting and developing a long-term relationship...
This guide is a collaboration between RESULTS UK and Craftivist Collective. It can be used by campaigners to help think differently about letter writing as a campaign action, and works as a practical guide on how to do letter-writing with a twist. We know that many MPs in the UK have been hard to get hold of during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we think that really personal messages are especially important given the challenging circumstances.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced (16 June) that the Department for International Development (DFID) will be merged with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) from September. RESULTS UK believes this decision is wrong and that it will undermine the effectiveness of UK aid spending and its focus on helping the world’s poorest and most marginalised people. If you have already booked a virtual meeting with your MP, or if you hope to do so, on the topic of the June grassroots...
RESULTS UK is a grassroots advocacy organisation with a long history of volunteer-based and volunteer-led advocacy and campaigning. We are committed to supporting all our volunteer advocates across the country to feel safe and secure when campaigning with RESULTS. These guidelines aim to help grassroots volunteers comply with RESULTS’ Safeguarding Policy. Volunteers should read through this guidance and keep it as a resource to refer to if and when needed.
Social media has wide and global reach, making it a great way to amplify your message both to new audiences and to your personal networks. This basic guide to using social media for your campaigning contains some top tips on what and how to share about the issues that RESULTS works on. It focuses on Twitter and Facebook, but includes advice on crafting effective posts for whatever social media platform you use.
Generating publicity for your local RESULTS group is a great way to raise awareness of your group’s activities and to recruit new members. Sending out a press release is one the best way to inform the media about what you are up to. Read on for an easy guide you can follow to craft the perfect press release.
MPs need to hear from their constituents. They depend on their constituents to educate 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. Read on for an easy guide you can follow to write a great letter to your MP.
Tuberculosis is a contagious airborne disease which commonly attacks the lungs but can affect any part of the body, from the bloodstream to the brain. Despite being preventable, detectable and curable, nearly 9.6 million people are infected with the disease each year and 1.5 million people die from it. Read on to find out more about TB and the interventions that exist to diagnose and treat it.
The most difficult part of setting up a new RESULTS group can be finding other like-minded people to join your group. Read on for some top tips for recruiting members for your group and how to hold a successful first meeting.