Tue 9 Apr 2019 8:07AM
Britain for Europe grassroots consultation
Emma Knaggs Public Seen by 174
At a national Britain for Europe meeting held last Saturday, a sub-committee was created (which I'm a part of) to brainstorm ways in which PVHQ can better support and communicate with local groups,
To report to Britain for Europe and partner organisations on the grassroots’ requirements for support, resources, services and needs from HQ in order to deliver a convincing win in a People’s Vote for Staying in the EU. Report should include rationale for requests.
Emma Knaggs Thu 9 May 2019 2:35PM
Here is the presentation given at the Britain for Europe national meeting summarising the findings and requirements from the consultation process.
Emma Knaggs · Tue 9 Apr 2019 8:12AM
Stage one is to brainstorm ideas with each of our groups and I will feedback to the committee by the end of Sunday 14th April.
Here's a list of topics for discussion. Not all of these will be relevant to us or require support from HQ. Please can you have a think about anything that you feel is needed and we can discuss at the meeting on Thursday.
• Communications protocol between groups and HQ and between local groups within regions
• Organisational structure/s of local groups, and in relation to national organisations
o Legal constitutional status and structure of most groups
o Financial independence/bank accounts
o Data independence.
o Group cooperation between neighbouring groups and sharing of volunteers.
• Political neutrality and cooperation with political parties locally for practical reasons.
• Feedback process/sharing intelligence both ways
• Fund raising
• Campaign spend recording and reporting
• Media comms
The Ground Campaign
• Supporter recruitment and data sharing of nationally recruited supporters
• Volunteer recruitment and organisation
• Supporter and volunteer communication and database sharing/access
o Social media
• Data protection
• Street Stalls and street stall resources
• Central intelligence/shareable and customisable resources
• Targeting of voter types, demographics.
• Leafleting process
• Door knocking
• Phone banks
• Comms app?
• How relative importance of Street Stalls/ Leafleting and Door knocking will be established.
• Mapping/demographics/electoral roll
Messaging and Materials
• Messaging: core/regional/local
• Messaging discipline. Protocol for avoiding damage but allowing localisation and independence.
• Leaflet design/content/customisation/distribution and division between local and central
• Meme and Gif generation
• Access to myth busting etc