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Plastic Pollution: Handing in the petition

29 May 18

Almost a quarter of a million of us have signed a petition calling for The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to “Introduce a tax (levy) on throwaway plastic”. This is one of the biggest ever environmental petitions to The Treasury! On Wednesday 16th May Chair of the...

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Addictive gambling machines: Victory!

17 May 18

Today 38 Degrees-ers are sending messages to Cabinet members, thanking them for introducing a £2 maximum limit bet on addictive gambling machines. It will now be much harder for gambling companies to exploit vulnerable people to boost their profits. Please read below to see just...

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NHS data sharing with the Home Office

4 May 18

A dangerous deal between the NHS and the Home Office means that doctors are being forced to share patients’ private details. Some people are now so afraid to go to the doctors – they aren’t going even when suffering from a life-threatening condition. It’s costing...

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Stop oil drilling at Leith Hill: Petition hand in

26 Mar 18

On Thursday 15th March, campaigners at Leith Hill all came together to hand in their 103,000 strong 38 Degrees petition to the Environment Agency, and ask them to reject any plans to drill for oil in Leith Hill. Visitors discussed the application and talked to...

GDPR: Update

9 Feb 18

There’s a new law coming in that will protect us from big business selling off our personal information or contacting us when we don’t want them to. [1] It’s called the General Data Protection Regulation. It might sound boring, but it’s a good law that’ll...