Take action


Family with MP at Children with Cancer UK reception House of Lords
We campaign to raise awareness of childhood leukaemia and other cancers. You can help our voice be heard in Parliament and local government to help more children across the UK.

What you can do

You can email or write to your Member of Parliament or your local councillors to discuss your concerns about childhood leukaemia and other cancers and to discuss any of our campaigns.

Contact your MP

Your MP is there to help - here are some things to mention.
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Things to mention
  • Your experience and concerns.
  • The Children with Cancer UK campaign and refer your MP to our website for additional details.
  • Offer to provide them with additional information should they require it and the opportunity to meet to discuss this with you further.

Find your local MP

Important things to remember

  • Only contact your MP.  MPs cannot respond to people who do not live in their constituency. 
  • Make sure you talk about your own experience. Your MP will want to know your story and will be interested to understand how these issues affect your life, family or friends. 
  • If you have any queries or would like support in meeting your MP or providing them with further information, please contact us on 020 7404 0808 or email caroline.blakely@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

 
 
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Contact your local councillors

Councillors focus on local issues - get in touch with them to talk about your local area.
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Things to mention

  • Your experience and concerns
  • Where you live and your local area. Images, maps or photographs of any power line or pylons that are affecting you, or plans for the development of new power lines in your community.
  • The Children with Cancer UK campaign and refer your councillor to our website for additional details.
  • Offer to provide them with additional information should they require it and the opportunity to meet to discuss this with you further.

What's my local council?
Email your local councillors

Resources

Please download our example letter to use as a template when writing to your MP and/or councillor.




Visit our electricity and magnetic fields and SAGE pages for information to include in your letter.

Read more: Campaigning resources

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