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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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Make plastic drink straws obsolete in cinemas

3 May 18

In just a couple of months more than 210,000 38 Degrees-ers have signed a petition calling on Britain’s biggest cinema chains, Cineworld, Odeon and Vue, to stop using plastic straws. [1] Almost 30,000 of us also contacted the cinema giants by phone, email, and social...

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Save the Windrush Generation: Petition hand in

18 Apr 18

Last week, 38 Degrees-er Christine started up a petition calling on the Home Office to stop deporting “Windrush Generation” Commonwealth citizens who’ve made their lives in the UK. This week the petition hit 100,000 (in just a few days!) and 38 Degrees staff member, Ruby,...

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Animal Transport

17 Apr 18

No animal should have to travel hundreds or thousands of miles in the back of a lorry, trampled on, injured, overheated or hungry – only to be slaughtered at the end of the ordeal. But right now this is exactly what can happen to the...

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Windrush Generation

17 Apr 18

Imagine living in the UK your whole life, building a home, community and career, only to be told you are not really British and you have to leave? Maybe you don’t need to imagine it. Thousands of people up and down the country are facing...

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Open letter to Amber Rudd: Allow “Stephen” to stay in the UK

10 Apr 18

Dear Rt Hon Amber Rudd, Britain has a proud history of standing up against injustice and protecting vulnerable people from exploitation and persecution. The Home Office’s decision to refuse asylum to ‘Stephen’, a young man identified by the Government as a victim of modern slavery,...