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Template for a These Walls Must Fall trade union motion

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This template can help you to draft a motion for your trade union branch in support of the campaign to end detention

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How to get a trade union branch to pass a motion against detention

A trade union motion (resolution) against immigration detention is a way of showing popular opposition to the policy, and can be used to encourage political representatives to take action.

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Template for a These Walls Must Fall council motion

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Lots of local councils are passing motions to support the call for an end to immigration detention. This is a template you can adapt and use in your area

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Ten steps to get a local council to pass a motion against detention

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Campaigners are working with their local elected representatives to pass council motions against immigration detention. Here are some tips on getting a council to support the campaign in this way

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Write to your local newspaper

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A great way of raising awareness of detention as a local issue, and showing that local people are against it, is getting a letter published in a local newspaper. Here’s some tips.

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Template letter to send to your MP

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You can use this template letter to raise the issue of immigration detention with your MP.  Remember, it’s best to send personalised letters to your MP – wherever possible using local, individual examples of the impact that immigration detention has – so feel free to add and amend to this letter!  You can use the… Read more »

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