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...

The people-powered Recall of MPs Bill

8 Sep 14

The people-powered Recall of MPs Bill, that 38 Degrees members chipped in to pay for, is back from the lawyers. Our Recall of MPs Bill gives people, not MPs, the power to recall their MP when enough people feel their MP isn’t doing their job properly....

Recall of MPs Bill Briefing

9 Jul 14

On Monday a committee of MPs came together to scrutinise the Recall of MPs Bill that 38 Degrees members paid for. To read the briefing that helped inform the debate please click here. In this briefing you will find: Foreword – written by the Rt...

Recall bill: Your thoughts

27 Jun 14

Hot off the press: 38 Degrees’s draft recall bill is back from the lawyers. It’s the bill that would make it possible for voters to sack MPs who have behaved badly. That thousands of 38 Degrees members chipped in to make possible. But before we go...

Recall: it’s official

9 Jun 14

It’s official: last week, the government announced they’d start work on a new recall law. But as suspected, it’s a fudge. Their recall puts parliament in charge of sacking MPs, not voters. But the momentum is growing against these plans. 170,000 members of 38 Degrees...

Recall: update

30 May 14

This week 120,000 of us signed the petition calling for real recall – a law that would give constituents the power to sack MPs who aren’t doing their jobs properly. It looks like the government will announce their sham recall law next week. They will put...