Over 1400 members of parliament from around the world have now signed up to ICAN’s Parliamentary Pledge, to promote the signing of the treaty within their parliaments. Sadly, as yet none of the Bradford MPs have pledged their support, this is surprising as some have been vocal on nuclear issues. Below you can see how Bradford compares to other Yorkshire Cities (it’s not great so far), but don’t worry, we have a plan.
As a new MP, he’s not voted in any debate on nuclear weapons. His predecessor John Grogan was one of the first Yorkshire MPs to sign the pledge.
Contacting your MP
MPs are busy people, if we want their support it’s down to us as constituents to tell them why it’s important.