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General Election 2015: Briefing

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 08/03/2015 | Views: 1237
There is a wide range of election briefing  available online. Some of this briefing also contains useful instructions for mounting a hustings.  If you are thinking of organising hustings, it is important to be aware of legal responsibilities. It is also important to remember that this is an election for the Westminster Parliament, whose jurisdiction is restricted to reserved matters  

If you are thinking of organising hustings, it is important to be aware of legal reponsibilities

This is an election for the Westminster Parliament, whose jurisdiction is restricted to reserved matters



Probably the most useful and comprehensive briefing for Scottish Christian groups has been produced by the Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office website. This gives guidance on all aspects of setting up a hustings.



Another briefing from a UK perspective by Christians in Politics has a handy Checklist.

Pax Cristi and the Network of Christian Peace Organisations have produced a briefing reflecting this priority.



Although the NHS and health matters in Scotland are devolved powers, they are likely to loom largely in the UK campaign. Health Scotland produced a briefing paper for policymakers.

In a world of consumerised politics, negative campaigning and total media coverage, it can be difficult to get the central message about policies for the forthcoming election. The BBC has produced a handy bullet point summary - by policies, parties and countries of the UK - which will be updated as necessary: Find it here









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