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  • How to engage with parliamentary candidates

    A lot of charities target sitting MPs in many of their campaigning efforts. However it’s also important to engage prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs), particularly before an election. Parliamentary candidates could replace current MPs, especially in marginal seats. Engaging PPCs from all sides of the political spectrum when appropriate can demonstrate that you are complying with charity law, the Charity Commission guidance, and the Lobbying Act requiring charities to remain politically neutral. It also ensures that your organisation’s voice is heard, no matter who is in Government. Here are some tips on how to engage PPCs effectively:

  • How to run effective campaigns

    A step-by-step guide to planning and running an effective campaign.

  • How to go from moments to movements

    Social media is full of moments that gather the attention of the target audience and lead to Facebook likes and retweets – and that is great to raise awareness! But if you want to change a behaviour, or raise support and really engage with people, you need to convert awareness into action. In other words, you need to convert moments into movements.

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