We Care About Women: Mass Letter-Writing Campaign
SPUC is holding a Mass Letter-Writing Campaign to oppose decriminalising abortion.
It is vital for SPUC supporters to write to their MP at this time
- We are facing the
very real threat that abortion could be decriminalised in England, Wales and
- Pro-abortions MPs
are determined to find ways to decriminalise abortion as soon as possible. We
could be facing dangerous proposals in Parliament this autumn. That is why we
must act now to influence MPs before any legislative proposals come before
You can find out who your MP is and his/her pro-life voting record here.
Is it worth writing to my MP?
If you are wondering whether to write to your MP, please select from the options below to find the answer:
Should I write if my MP is
My MP is pro-life – should I write?
- Yes! Pro-life MPs
need the support of their constituents to maintain their pro-life stance.
- Pro-life MPs love
to receive letters from pro-life constituents that they can quote from in
My MP is pro-abortion – should I write?
- Yes! Even if your
MP is completely opposed to the pro-life position, it is very important that he/she
receives 45 letters on abortion decriminalisation. This will show your MP that
there are people in his/her constituency who really care about this issue.
My MP sits on the fence – should I write?
- Yes! Your letter
could really make a difference to an MP who is non-commital about this important
matter. 45 letters from concerned constituents could make a big difference.
What should I say in my letter?
Download SPUC’s 'We Care About Women' briefing booklet from the form below to help you to
write your letter.
Ask your MP to give
you a commitment that he/she will oppose any moves to
How do I make my letter personal?
personal story will make your letter truly personal. Please consider including
any brief personal stories or experiences in your letter. This could be
something that happened in your family or to friends or acquaintances. You may
feel able to write about an abortion which you or someone you know regrets or
the happy outcome of crisis pregnancy. You may want to change the names in your
story (you should indicate that you have done so). You can also tell your MP
that you are happy for him/her to use your story publicly, for example quoting
from your letter in the House of Commons. Or you can ask your MP to keep your
stories make a huge impact and will help your MP understand how important it is
to protect unborn babies and their mothers.
stories can help to bring about change. For example, we saw how powerful the
impact of personal stories was in the campaign against the infamous ‘Liverpool
Where should I send my letter to my MP?
post your letter to the House of Commons. MPs respond to their mail throughout the
can use the envelope provided by SPUC as part of this campaign (please see 'Get the materials' below). Just add the
name of your MP on the envelope.
you do not have the special envelope provided by SPUC for this campaign, simply
send your letter to:
(insert name of MP)
House of Commons
London SW1A 0AA
NOT send your letter to your MP’s local constituency office. Send your letter
to your MP at the House of Commons address above.
What else should I do?
- Spread this message
far and wide among your family, friends, church and contacts.
- Promote this
campaign among those you know in neighbouring constituencies.
- Please send copies
of any reply you receive from your MP to:
SPUC, 3 Whitacre Mews, Stannary Street,
London SE11 4AB.
It is very important that we see copies of all letters from MPs on
Get the materials
We have produced a briefing to help you write to your MP, which you can download below. You can also use the form at the side of the page (below on mobile) to order a Mass letter-writing pack, including:
- A briefing to help you write to your MP
- Guidelines for SPUC's 2018 mass letter-writing campaign against abortion decriminalisation
- House of Commons pre-addressed envelope