Talking Points for Visits to MPPs

MPP Name:

Riding:

Name of OPSEU member visiting MPP: 

Name of person coordinating lobbying efforts: 

Please create your talking points in the spaces below ahead of time. These talking points and questions will help guide your discussion with your MPP.  Bring a pad of paper and pen with you to take notes at the meeting.

Introduce yourself and the work you do.

  1. My name is (insert name here). I live / work in your riding. I’m here as an OPSEU member, and I’m here to talk to you about
    (issue):
  2. I’m concerned about the Ontario government’s actions on this issue:
    (describe government actions)
  3. This is how this issue affects me
    (either personally or at work or both):

Can we count on your support?

  1. Ask MPP: What is your position on this issue?
    (Write down MPP’s response here).
  2. Ask MPP: These are the actions I am asking you to take on this issue. Will you commit to taking these specific actions on the issue? 
    (Fill out ahead of time: List the actions you want them to take here.)
  3. Ask MPP: What action are you going to take on this issue?
    (Write down MPP’s response here)

List specific commentments made by MPP if different than above:

“Thank you for taking time to discuss this issue with me.”

Note: After the meeting, please fill out an “OPSEU Lobby Report Form” and return it to whomever is coordinating lobbying efforts in your region. The form is available at www.TogetherToWin.org

Publication Date: 

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm