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...


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...


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...