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Emails For All Scottish Msps

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Here are the emails for all MSPs seperated by commas. (Except for Rhoda's, don't waste time trying to educate her at this stage.)


There is less than a week before the deadline for MSPs to sign up in support for Rhoda's bill (the 29th of this month).


I advise first emailing your own MSP using the link below (note you will need to provide your name and address).


You can also try writing an email to all MSPs (use BCC) in one final attempt to make the important facts known. For example:


>Rhoda Grant's bill does not have support amongst the majority of sex workers. Only 2 sex workers out of over 60 who responded to the consultation are supportive


>There are already laws in place to cover trafficking, rape, street prostitution, underage sex, abuse, assault, sexual assault and stalking


>Many statistics are used which are not representative of the indoor sex industry which Rhoda seeks to criminalize


>The responses from sex workers are being largely ignored when in fact they should be given more weight


>All academics who responded to the consultation strongly oppose it,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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There's no point emailing all MSPs - I know from experience that the first thing MSPs and MPs ask you is if you are a constituent, so it'll just fill up their inboxes with emails needlessly. Far better to just put your postcode into this search box and contact the constituency MSP and regional list MSPs:


I've already done so, and so far only received one reply, from the Lib Dem list MSP. It talks about unintended consequences, concerns with both the bill and the consultation process itself, and the need for a strong evidence base for creating legislation, which they don't believe is the case here. Most importantly, it contains the following sentence:


"Given that, while we certainly accept that Rhoda Grant's proposals are well intentioned, we cannot support them."


So, the independent MSPs won't be backing it, I doubt the Greens will, and the Lib Dems certainly won't. Unless she can get backing from both the SNP and Tories, the bill won't get the required three party backing to get through to the next stage. However, both parties have their fair share of religious busybodies, so it's not beyond the realms of possibility.

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