We now have a new briefing for you to send to your MPs detailing the misinformation being used to justify FITs cuts.
A lot has gone on in Parliament since the announcement – there was the intital statement Ministers were forced to make, the full debate on 23rd November, DECC and Treasury Ministers giving evidence to joint hearings of two Select Committees, as well as the regular monthly DECC questions – all of which have repeatedly forced Ministers to justify their position.
View a full briefing HERE in response to the recent debates
Then download the editable letter HERE and send it as a covering letter or email, along with the briefing above, to your MP demanding he or she takes the issues up with Ministers and ask how they can correct the record.
If we are going to save our solar future:
It is vital MPs know what the proposed changes would mean for the industry and the jobs it supports, and realise how shaky the foundations of the Government’s case are. That means we need solar businesses, customers and employees to get campaigning.
We need to let as many MPs know what the proposed changes would mean for the industry and the jobs it supports. That means we need solar businesses, customers and employees to get campaigning.
When it comes to influencing local MPs, you have far more sway than any trade association or environmental NGO – because businesses, employees and customers are their voters.
• National organisations can write to all MPs – but many of those letters will go straight in the bin. If you, your employees and customers write, you will almost certainly get a response.
• National organisations can invite 500 MPs to a briefing in Parliament – but it is unlikely more than ten will attend. If you can ask them to visit your business, many will agree.
• National organisations can tell MPs that the Government policies could lead to job losses. You can bring them face to face with the threatened employees.
If you are not sure who your MP is, just enter your postcode at www.theyworkforyou.com.
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