Statistics for other years:

WriteToThem.com Zeitgeist 2007

WriteToThem doesn’t just cover MPs. In 2007, WriteToThem users sent a total of 174,750 messages to their elected (and unelected) representatives, including 86,550 to local councillors, MEPs, Lords, and members of regional assemblies.

Which elected body* had the most responsive members in 2007?
(* and the House of Lords)

Rank Elected body Response rate (in 2 to 3 weeks) * People writing for first time † Messages sent
1.Welsh Assembly Members68% (271 out of 396)62% (235 out of 380)1,533
2.Members of the Scottish Parliament64% (635 out of 1,000)65% (607 out of 937)6,372
3.House of Commons60% (33,390 out of 55,939)51% (26,985 out of 52,408)88,200
4.London Assembly Members56% (153 out of 275)59% (142 out of 240)4,648
5.Northern Ireland Assembly Members55% (104 out of 189)59% (105 out of 178)1,490
6.Councillors53% (3,348 out of 6,331)68% (3,923 out of 5,773)30,375
7.Members of the European Parliament47% (526 out of 1,116)46% (483 out of 1,049)33,850
8.House of Lords28% (931 out of 3,333)40% (1,181 out of 2,948)8,282
 Total / average57% (39,358 out of 68,579)53% (33,661 out of 63,913)174,750

* Measured by survey of all users, asking 2 to 3 weeks after sending the message if they have got a response yet.
† Measured by survey of all users, asking if this is the first time they have written to an elected representative of any kind.