NHS England: Come to the petition hand-ins

10 Jun 14

Next Tuesday, 17th June, NHS England are holding open days across the country to talk about transparency. Nearly 150,000 38 Degrees members have signed the petition calling on NHS England to be more transparent. But despite some important concessions, they still haven’t committed not to pay...

Secret Lobbying: Petition hand in

20 Apr 12

In March this year, it was revealed that the Treasurer of the Conservative party Peter Cruddas had been trying to secure private dinner dates with  David Cameron, for large political donations to the Conservative party. Lots of 38 Degrees members were outraged to hear about...

EU worst lobbying awards

3 Nov 10

38 Degrees members have campaigned against secret lobbying in the UK parliament. Earlier this year we had a big campaign win when the new government pledged to introduce tighter rules. However shady lobbyists also work in Brussels.  Here you can read about and vote for the EU’s Worst...

Lobbying – we’ve nearly won

17 May 10

Last week the coalition government announced that they’re planning to bring in a statutory register of lobbying interests – a ban of secret lobbying.  This is a big breakthrough for the thousands of 38 Degrees members tbhat have been campaigning for this for the last few months. If...

Eustice under pressure on lobbying

26 Apr 10

Yesterday, George Eustice, the parliamentary candidate for Camborne and Redruth bad-mouthed a local 38 Degrees campaign. For the last few months Eustice has been under growing pressure from the successful grassroots campaign to ban of secret lobbying. Now all the local election candidates, except Eustice,...

Tory transparency in Cornwall?

23 Apr 10

Tonight in Camborne, 38 Degrees members will challenge the Conservative candidate, George Eustice to back a ban of secret lobbying of politicians. I’m on the train on the way down to see meet everyone that has been campaigning hard over the last few months to...