Tax Credits – our pressure is working

20 Oct 15

Wow. Last night, 20,000 38 Degrees members sent emails to their Conservative MPs – just before they all faced George Osborne for a late-night crisis meeting about cuts to tax credits. Here’s what happened → That tweet was sent by a senior journalist at the...

Primary schools in North Port Talbot under threat

12 Nov 14

Despite being marked as outstanding, the council wants to close three primary schools in North Port Talbot: in Tonmawr, Pontrhydyfen and Bryn. Children as young as 5 will be forced to get a bus to a “super primary school” with over 500 students. 38 Degrees...

Save refuges, save lives

25 Sep 14

Imagine finding the courage to leave a violent relationship, only to be turned away from a refuge and left with nowhere to go because of funding cuts. That’s the situation for some people right now. Yesterday there was some good news. The Labour party have...

Jeremy Hunt: Don’t close our GP surgeries

15 Aug 14

Jeremy Hunt has changed the rules again. He’s bringing in cuts that could see some local GP surgeries closing their doors for good. 700,000 of us could lose our local GP. The top-up funds that many surgeries rely on are being slashed and the money...

Leon’s library campaign on film

11 Aug 14

Last week I went to Cornwall to visit a 38 Degrees member making political waves – at just ten years old. Leon Remphry started a campaign to protect Cornwall’s libraries only a few weeks ago and support is already snowballing. He’s been interviewed by a...

Save our GP surgeries

7 Aug 14

Yesterday 38 Degrees members, GPs, MPs and NHS campaigners went to 10 Downing St to hand in a petition to save GP Surgeries. Sarah Williams, a GP from Hackney in London has started a petition on Campaigns by You calling for the government to reverse their...