For supporters

Facts Matter Back the pledge

We need your support by writing to your local electoral candidates, publicising the campaign and if you work in a library, sign it up to the Electoral Commission's Roll Call

Get a pledge of support from your local candidate

We are asking politicians and political parties to support the Facts Matter pledge. For this campaign to succeed, we need you to contact your local candidates and ask for them to the support the pledge. Follow the instructions below:

Look up your local candidates' contact details using Who can I vote for postcode search

Ask each candidate to support the Facts Matter pledge either by email or letter

Spread the Word

Posters

Putting up posters around your workplace will get more members of the public involved

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A0 Facts matter supporter poster (white on black)

A3 Facts matter supporter poster (black on white)

A3 Facts matter supporter poster (black on white in Welsh)

A4 Facts matter supporter poster (black on white)

A4 Facts matter supporter poster (black on white in Welsh)

Web Resources

You can find logos below if you want to link through to campaign resources.

Facts matter logo 

Facts matter logo reversed

Facts matter Welsh logo

Facts matter Welsh logo reversed

Facts matter bilingual banner

Show your support for the campaign

We'd really appreciate it you showing your support for the Facts Matter campaign by getting your photo taken with the Facts Matter banner and sharing on social media and changing your social media profile photo to Facts Matter.

Take your photo with Facts Matter banner and share it online

Here's what we suggest you do:

  1. Print one of the posters linked to above
  2. Get someone to take a photo of you with the photo
  3. Share with on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with a link to the campaign

You can catch the Information Literacy Group Chair Jane Secker giving it a go here.

Change your profile photo on Facebook and Twitter

Changing your profile photo on Facebook and Twitter creates a great way of providing more lasting visibility for the Facts Matter campaign during the election campaign.

Here's what we suggest you do:

  1. Download the Facebook and/or Twitter profile logos linked to below
  2. Follow the instructions from Facebook or Twitter on uploading your profile photo
  3. Add a Facebook post or Tweet pointing to the Facts Matter campaign

Facebook profile with Facts matter

Twitter profile with Facts matter

You can catch examples of this on Twitter with Nick Poole and on Facebook with Angus Macdonald.

Infographic

We all share a responsibility to be good consumers of news and information in political discussion, and as citizens we can take steps to be better informed before we go out to vote. We have worked with the CILIP Information Literacy Group to produce this infographic and we encourage your to share it within your friends, families and social networks.

Facts Matter infographic (PDF)

Facts Matter infographic (PNG)

Follow @CILIPinfo for more information about the campaign, infographics and other shareable resources.