38 Degrees’ Coronavirus: Will you chip in?

31 Mar 20

A message from Zoe, CEO at 38 Degrees: It’s been a week since our country went into lockdown and the reality and gravity of what we face over the coming months is becoming clearer every day. I know a lot of us might be feeling...

British Gas: we won!

18 Feb 20

We won! After 91,000 of us signed the petition, British Gas reversed their decision to increase the minimum top-up amount for customers on pay-as-you-go tariffs. They’ve slashed the amount from £5 back to £1. It means customers won’t have to choose between spending their last £5 on...

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No-deal no more?

11 Sep 19

38 Degrees members helped stop the government’s plan to push through a disastrous no-deal Brexit. That’s something to be proud of. On Monday a law to help stop a no-deal Brexit came into force. It could be enough to make sure our jobs, our access...

An update about 38 Degrees Executive Director

3 Apr 19

Chair of the 38 Degrees Board, Srabani Sen, said: “The 38 Degrees Board has dismissed David Babbs from his role as Executive Director for gross misconduct. He was found to have provided illegal drugs to staff members – behaviour which failed to meet the standards...

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TV Licences for the over-75s

15 Feb 19

One of 38 Degrees’ core beliefs is that democracy works best when all of us are involved. The BBC is facing a difficult choice. Having taken on the cost of covering the free TV Licence fee for people aged over 75, it has to decide...

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Should we “means test” TV Licences for the over 75s?

5 Feb 19

The BBC is facing some tough decisions. Government funding cuts means they’ve been saddled with the cost of free TV Licences for over 75s themselves – and they can’t afford it. They’re now having to choose whether to start cutting services or change how the...