Parental Bereavement

12 Oct 17

Losing a child is any parents worst nightmare. But for some, it doesn’t stop there. Instead of having time to grieve, they face losing pay – or even their job – if they don’t show up at work the next day. Right now, nobody is...

Save Our NHS petitions straight to MPs

21 Nov 14

This morning 38 Degrees members delivered the Save Our NHS petition directly to MPs in parliament. On behalf of over 230,000 38 Degrees members, Raj, Andy, Amanda, Rachel, Jane and Pamela handed MPs certificates with details of the number of constituents who’d signed their petition....

The bedroom tax, round one

9 Sep 14

This could be big. Thousands of us challenged the government over the bedroom tax, and we’ve won the first round. Last week, 38 Degrees members emailed our MPs to turn up and vote to scrap some of the worst parts of this unfair tax –...

The Bedroom Tax

1 Sep 14

A year ago the government brought in the bedroom tax, the benefit cut that forces poor people to move or pay more rent if they have a spare room – even if they can’t find anywhere else to live. The bedroom tax is a nasty...

Good news on the Mortgage Repossessions Bill

29 Jan 10

Good news today from the campaign we’ve helped out with on the Mortgage Repossessions Bill. The bill was debated in Parliament this morning and successfully passed on to the next stage of being made law. Because the general election will make this a very short...