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WriteToThem.com Zeitgeist 2014

WriteToThem doesn’t just cover MPs. In 2014, WriteToThem users sent a total of 171,186 messages to their elected (and unelected) representatives, including 109,179 to local councillors, MEPs, Lords, and members of regional assemblies.

Which elected body* had the most responsive members in 2014?
(* 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 Members64% (117 out of 183)46% (77 out of 167)1,656
2.Members of the Scottish Parliament61% (552 out of 899)39% (336 out of 856)6,297
3.House of Commons55% (19,513 out of 35,288)38% (12,232 out of 32,491)62,007
4.Councillors53% (3,367 out of 6,315)59% (3,392 out of 5,765)39,235
5.London Assembly Members49% (104 out of 212)43% (81 out of 189)9,795
6.Members of the European Parliament45% (731 out of 1,612)38% (563 out of 1,481)46,937
7.Northern Ireland Assembly Members39% (43 out of 109)39% (39 out of 100)2,426
8.House of Lords28% (281 out of 990)33% (291 out of 876)2,833
 Total / average54% (24,708 out of 45,608)41% (17,011 out of 41,925)171,186

* 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.