General Election 2017

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8 questions for candidates

The UK Government has called a snap election, meaning that the country will go to the polls on 8th June 2017. This provides a great opportunity to ask your Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) where they stand on issues that are important to you.

You can help raise the profile of vegan issues this election, making sure these issues are on your candidates' radars, by sending them your questions. The responses you receive will prove invalauble to our campaiging work as well as enabling us to hold them to account if they are elected. Please send any responses to: campaigns[at]vegansociety[dot]com.  

We've created a hashtag #veganvote that you can use on Twitter and Facebook. All you have to do is:

  1. Go here to download all our #veganvote pictures for use on social media
  2. Upload the pics to social media
  3. Tag your candidates and use hashtag #veganvote
  4. Ask them to retweet or repost if they agree

View the latest tweets here.

To find your local candidates, click here or here and search for your constituency. Through these links you will be able to find the candidates standing in your constituency, along with their email addresses and links to their social media pages.

There are over half a million vegans in the UK, however, the issues that vegans care and campaign about are issues that affect all citizens like climate change, and the promotion of plant-centred meals in public institutions. Here are some policies you might want to ask your PPCs about:

Click on each picture to find out more

             

As well as engaging with your PPCs on social media you can:

  1. Email your candidates
  2. Attend and ask a question at your local hustings
  3. Raise these issues when a local party knocks on your door.
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