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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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Campaigning for fair disability assessments

11 Nov 16

Yesterday, 38 Degrees members handed in their petition against government plans that would make it harder for disabled people to get the benefits they rely on. The Ministry of Justice wants to stop people who’ve been wrongly told they’re well enough to work from appealing...

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Pharmacies under fire

20 Oct 16

Yesterday, 38 Degrees members Ben and David handed in our petition against pharmacy funding cuts to the Department of Health, joined by our interns Tom, Jinan and Holly. Jeremy Hunt wants to take away £25000 in funding from local pharmacies to force many of them...

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Say No To Gambling With Our Children’s Safety

17 Oct 16

Thousands of children in care could be put at risk if a dangerous new law gets the go-ahead tomorrow. It’d allow councils to get out of their legal duty to protect children and instead ‘experiment’ with services that protect vulnerable kids. Experts say that could...

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Government cover-up: over 100,000 38 Degrees members demand secret report released

7 Jun 16

Yesterday over 100,000 38 Degrees members called on the government to publish the report it’s kept secret on the impact of fracking in the UK. 38 Degrees members handed the big petition in to government officials in Westminster, and are now waiting for the government’s...