UK General Election 2019

Organising hustings?
Useful resources now available from the official website from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland for the 2019 General Election :
https://churcheselection.org.uk/

Resources provided by churches, Christian and other organisations for the 2019 General Election:

CAFOD

CAFOD provides suggested questions to ask candidates, plus advice on how to contact candidates, register to vote and find your polling station. CAFOD website

CARE

engaGE19, includes a tool to search your MPs voting record, a guide to running a hustings, briefings on family, life and justice issues, plus a hustings map. 

Christian Aid

Christian Aid has a manifesto (call to action) and a guide for the 2019 general electionCA website

Christians in Politics

In response to requests from Church leaders for inspiration on issues such as Brexit and politics, Christians in Politics has produced a Sunday morning package.

Churches in Ireland

Questions for canvassing politicians on housing and homelessness by the Irish Council of Churches and Irish Inter Church Meeting. Churches in Ireland

Cytûn (Churches Together in Wales)

Cytûn is listing hustings in Wales and has a guide to planning a hustings meeting. Cytûn website

Evangelical Alliance (EA)

Resources include a series of devotionals to help reflect and pray during the election campaign and a guide to organising an election hustings. EA website

Free Churches Group

The Free Churches Group has a briefing looking at issues related to education and the General Election.

Green Christian

Green Christian has produced questions to ask General Election candidates  on the climate emergency and the environment bill from the previous Parliament.

Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT)

A range of resources to offer ways to engage with the election, including a guide to hosting a hustings and policy briefings on key issues. JPIT website

Quakers in Britain

Sets out Quaker priorities for the election: climate crisis, migration, criminal justice, peace and disarmament, and nature of the debate. Quakers in BritainTearfund

Tearfund’s election guide  includes blogs, questions for candidates, advice on contacting candidates directly and attending hustings.

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