Quakers’ letter to Jack Straw – use with prospective Parliamentary candidates

What can you do?

The letter that has been sent from Quakers to Jack Straw on 1 April 2010 can be used to address issues with prospective Parliamentary candidates: http://www.qarn.org.uk/homepage/2010/04/01/letter-to-jack-straw-secretary-of-state-for-justice-1-april-2010

‘We agree to the letter being sent and made public for a wide dissemination of a Quaker voice on this matter. We welcome the strategy suggested in the paper, particularly seeking alternatives to detaining children, who need to be protected and kept with their families. We ask Friends to use this letter in canvassing Parliamentary candidates at this time.’  MfS 28.3.2010

See also:

http://www.qarn.org.uk/homepage/2010/03/25/suggested-letter-to-prospective-parliamentary-candidates

http://www.qarn.org.uk/homepage/2010/03/26/general-election-2010-background-information-and-suggestions-for-action-for-local-meetings