Targeting, lobbying and reaching out to politicians across all four nations is an important part of what we do. We want to make sure that more politicians (both in governments, in shadow roles, and on backbenches) hear from young people about the loss of nature and wildlife.
We want to make sure that our Organising Team, Network, and young people have the tools they need get in contact with their politicians and create change. This involves:
- Writing briefings and arguments to convince MPs
- Writing letter templates
- Writing to key politicians
- Learning how to contact your MP and helping to run training sessions
- Making sure all of our campaigns are relevant to the Devolved Administrations (the governments of NI, Wales and Scotland who are in charge of their nation’s environmental legislation!)
Meetings with politicians
Securing meetings with politicians is a huge part of what we do! So far we have met with: Conservative Minister, Lord Zac Goldsmith, and Leader of the Senedd, Elin Jones. We have meetings coming up with Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs MP Luke Pollard and former Leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas!
How to get involved?