Victory: MPs expenses

15 Dec 14

Plans to cover up investigations into MPs expenses have been scrapped – thanks to 38 Degrees members. As soon as the plans were floated, 38 Degrees members got together to stop them. Over 200,000 of us signed a petition. And a whopping 31,000 of us...

Two days to keep MP expenses out in the open

31 Oct 14

We’ve got two days to stop investigations into MPs’ expenses being hidden from the public. The consultation on whether to go ahead with these dodgy plans closes on Sunday. This is our last chance to flood it with calls to scrap the idea. Please can...

Recall: amendments to the Government’s plans

7 Oct 14

The expenses scandal, big money lobbying, cash for questions. MPs should work for voters, but it’s clear that some don’t.  It’s time that voters got the power to sack bad MPs in-between elections. Our people-powered ‘recall’ law will do just that. So over the last...

Recall: it’s a fudge

12 Sep 14

Breaking news: the government has released its plans for a new law which will allow MPs to be sacked. Scandal followed by scandal: that’s what we’re used to hearing about our MPs. The government’s ‘recall law’ was meant to restore our trust in politicians. But...

Recall: Put power in voters hands

26 May 14

It’s been splashed across The Telegraph: a group of MPs have come together to say that they need to regain our trust. And they’re right. Many of us think that politics in the UK is broken. MPs can be sent to prison, can fiddle their...

New Rules for Parliament

1 Mar 10

Back in July, the Wright Committee was set up to suggest reforms for the House of Commons. Now MPs are being given the chance to vote on these reforms. At the moment, the government has too much control in Parliament and the MPs – the...