Information about MPs
As background for letters or emails this website will provide information about MPs’ histories and their performance in Parliament on nuclear weapons issues. Many MPs have said or done nothing about nuclear weapons, but they are all listed in case one day they do.
The essential tool for information about MPs is here. There are guidance notes for using it at the top of this file. It contains various kinds of information about MPs.
This very important column has links to the core of the website -
EARLY DAY MOTIONS (EDMs)
EDMs are formal motions submitted for debate in the House of Commons. However, very few of them are actually debated unless they gain very considerable support. However they can be used to publicise the views of individual MPs, drawing attention to specific events or campaigns, and demonstrating the extent of parliamentary support for a particular cause or point of view. They are useful for to us for getting an idea of an MP’s attitude to nuclear weapons issues.
We will let you know when a new EDM of interest to us is tabled and probably ask you to write to your MP drawing attention to it. However many MPs do not sign EDMS. This is because:
Members of PNND (Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-
At regular intervals the Acronym Institute publishes “Proliferation in Parliament” This gives a comprehensive review of what MPs have been saying about nuclear weapons, and especially in formal debates, as recorded in Hansard. However, stand-
As always, please copy your letter and the reply to me on firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find the latest issue of “Proliferation in Parliament” here.
You can find out some more useful background information about your MP, including their emails, on “They Work for You” here. Just key in your post code to find your MP’s details.
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