Members of parliament are there to represent us – that’s their job. But it’s also up to us to make sure they are aware of the issues that matter to our communities.
Getting support from your MP can be useful in many different circumstances; it can help to raise the profile of your community group and be a useful source of advice on a particular issue.
This toolkit gives an overview of some of the ways that you can engage with your local MP and provides real life examples of how different community groups have worked with theirs.
It’s divided into three sections: