Weekly member survey results 17 August 2017

As members of 38 Degrees, each one of us helps decide the issues we work on together to make change happen. Knowing what all of us care about is vital.

On Friday afternoon, the office team sit down with the results of this survey to help decide what to do for the week. Here are the results (1 is ranked the highest priority and 7 is the lowest):

  1. Campaigning for the NHS to get the funding it needs to give world-class care
  2. Getting more funding for social care so that the elderly and vulnerable are cared for
  3. Stopping cuts to welfare that affect the poorest and most vulnerable
  4. Making sure corporations pay their fair share of tax, and aren’t tax dodging
  5. Building a people-powered Brexit plan, prioritising fairness, justice, and the environment
  6. Getting fair trade deals after Brexit that benefit everyone, not just big business
  7. Protecting our bees from habitat destruction and bee-killing pesticides

Members also vote on which of new campaigns they think are the most important. Members overwhelmingly thought that the campaign to make sure the government don’t water down our Human Rights Act was the most important. Members also saw the importance in campaigning to ban banks from charging unfair and unplanned overdraft fees and to pressure Donald Trump to condemn white supremacists. You can see more in-depth analysis of our weekly survey in England and Wales here.

In Scotland, 38 Degrees members shared many similar concerns and stopping the government from watering down the Human Rights Act came out on top as a campaign they would like 38 Degrees to take on. Scottish members would also like their government to adopt stricter targets to tackle climate change, as well as making land ownership fairer in Scotland. You can see more in-depth results of our weekly survey in Scotland here.

Look out for our next weekly member survey on our Facebook page to have your say on how 38 Degrees should campaign.