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Victory: Scottish tax!

1 Feb 18

Way back in September 2017, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon put forward proposals for an “open conversation” on tax increases, to help Scotland tackle inequality, and improve public services. 38 Degrees members knew the mega-rich and big business lobby would be pushing back, wanting their usual...

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NHS Winter Crisis: an update!

29 Jan 18

My name’s Jess, and I work in the 38 Degrees staff team. I wanted to take a minute to share all the incredible work that we have managed to do together, to demand the government fix the crisis in our NHS. It’s not over. But...

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Murdoch: a step in the right direction

25 Jan 18

This is big news. The important government watchdog today recommended Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of Sky be stopped in its tracks, because it handed him “too much influence over public opinion and the political agenda”. [1] That is exactly what you and thousands more of us...

Health and social care funding: policy solutions to the health and social care funding crisis

16 Nov 17

Executive Summary There is a growing consensus about the need for more funding for the English health and social care system. The Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has said that waiting lists for hospital operations could hit 5 million unless the NHS receives...

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38 Degrees report to the CMA’s 21st Century Fox/Sky merger inquiry

31 Oct 17

About 38 Degrees We work to make our society fairer by holding the government to account and by calling on businesses to improve practices. 38 Degrees is totally independent of all political parties. We are funded through small donations from our members. Anyone can become...

Emergency Service Workers: Email your MP

16 Oct 17

Punched, kicked, bitten and spat on as a police officer. Locked in an ambulance while someone punches the windows and screams abuse at you, as a paramedic. These are just a few of the stories 38 Degrees members shared about attacks they’ve experienced working in...