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WriteToThem.com Zeitgeist 2013

WriteToThem doesn’t just cover MPs. In 2013, WriteToThem users sent a total of 200,361 messages to their elected (and unelected) representatives, including 103,965 to local councillors, MEPs, Lords, and members of regional assemblies.

Which elected body* had the most responsive members in 2013?
(* 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 Members70% (166 out of 238)49% (86 out of 174)1,903
2.Members of the Scottish Parliament66% (623 out of 950)40% (264 out of 668)6,303
3.House of Commons56% (32,267 out of 57,566)33% (14,235 out of 42,629)96,396
4.Councillors55% (2,614 out of 4,731)56% (1,917 out of 3,441)34,209
5.London Assembly Members49% (65 out of 132)53% (49 out of 92)4,167
6.Members of the European Parliament45% (514 out of 1,140)45% (379 out of 844)50,453
7.Northern Ireland Assembly Members39% (60 out of 154)54% (48 out of 89)2,533
8.House of Lords27% (449 out of 1,642)32% (350 out of 1,090)4,397
 Total / average55% (36,758 out of 66,553)35% (17,328 out of 49,027)200,361

* 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.