Gagging Law: Support is growing

11 Nov 13

I thought you might be interested to see this article from last week: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/06/mps-may-regret-bid-to-neuter-charities I really liked this line: “The government is attacking charities because it is terrified of them, and this is for a very good reason… If MPs are anxious about the impact...

A headline to be proud of

6 Nov 13

Here’s a newspaper headline, in today’s Independent, which every 38 Degrees member can feel proud of: “Tories put Lobbying Bill on hold over fears of embarrassing defeat in House of Lords“. It looks like the campaign against the gagging law is starting to work! In...

Have you seen the papers?

22 Oct 13

We’re in the papers! Today, The Times, The Guardian and The Telegraph all contain this advert helped pay for by 38 Degrees members: The advert, which reads “We don’t always have the same opinions, but we believe in the freedom to share them”, brings together...

Gagging law: London Gagged

11 Oct 13

Florence Nightingale statue – Westminster, London The morning after MPs voted through the controversial gagging law, London woke up to find that statues of several famous people had been gagged. Newspapers published pictures of the stunt saying “London statues have been found gagged this morning...

Bevan’s Run: 38 Degrees member stands up for the NHS

13 Jan 12

38 Degrees member and Co-Chair of the NHS Consultants Association, Dr Clive Peedell, has been running alongside  fellow oncologist Dr David Wilson since 10th January to show opposition to the Government’s NHS reforms They are running from NHS founder Aneurin Bevan’s statue in Cardiff to the...

NHS local petition hand-ins across the country

14 Apr 11

After an overwhelming response from 38 Degrees members asking for the campaign to protect the NHS to continue, hundreds of thousands have signed the petition, and people all over the country are writing to their MPs to ask them to save the NHS. Over the...