The Prospect pledge

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The Prospect pledge campaign

We are asking Prospect members across the UK to send 'Pledge' cards to politicians: their Westminster MP, and elected members of the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, Northern Ireland Assembly and Greater London Authority.

We want to capture politicians' attention as they think about policies for the general election in 2015. The Prospect Pledge campaign focuses on five issues of concern to our diverse membership. Depending on where you live and work, some may be of greater or more immediate relevance to you. Please campaign on any or all of them.

So far, over 100 politicians have signed one or more of our pledges.

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Women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

“I agree that the government should set up a minister-led commission involving Prospect and others, to increase the 13% of women in STEM careers to 30% by 2020”



“I believe in responsible procurement – when awarding public contracts government should consider the number of apprenticeships and graduate traineeships that are created and the quality of working relationships”

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Stop the brain drain of skilled civil servants

”I will write to my party leader asking them to work with Prospect to promote an independent review of pay for skilled professionals in the civil service”

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Cut CO2 emissions, support new skills

“I will support investment in the skills and infrastructure to make our nations world leaders in low carbon energy, including renewables and new nuclear”

Work with Prospect

“I would like to meet Prospect members in the workplace or my surgery to learn more about the Prospect pledge campaign”