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Addictive gambling machines: Victory!

17 May 18

Today 38 Degrees-ers are sending messages to Cabinet members, thanking them for introducing a £2 maximum limit bet on addictive gambling machines. It will now be much harder for gambling companies to exploit vulnerable people to boost their profits. Please read below to see just...

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Push Doctor win!

17 Apr 18

Great news! Private health company Push Doctor’s misleading adverts have been banned after 83,000 of us – including you – told the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) to step in. [2] Last year, Push Doctor launched an aggressive expansion drive – even though they’d been branded...

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Bottle Deposits: We won!

28 Mar 18

Amazing news: we’ve convinced Michael Gove to bring back bottle deposits! Hundreds of thousands of 38 Degrees-ers are part of this win. So when you hear it announced on the news you can feel an extra sense of pride. Environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage started...

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NHS Pay Cap Victory!

26 Mar 18

Hardworking NHS workers are about to get a much deserved pay rise. For years nurses, paramedics and other NHS workers pay has barely risen – all because of the unfair public sector pay cap. [1] But the government has this week agreed a deal giving...

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Druridge Bay: SAVED

23 Mar 18

Breaking: Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has today rejected permission for the open cast coal mine at Druridge Bay. He said: “I’ve made a decision on planning permission for a surface coal mine at Highthorn, Druridge Bay, Northumberland – taking into account all evidence and material considerations,...

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Sarahah bullying app: we won!

20 Feb 18

I cannot believe I am writing this. Sarahah – the anonymous messaging app that was used to bully my friend – is no longer available on Apple or Google. [1] We won the campaign, it’s incredible! I’m not a campaigner. I don’t have big lobbyists...