Grenfell: we are being heard

1 Oct 18

A message from Grenfell United via 38 Degrees: Today has been emotional. Housing Minister James Brokenshire has just announced a ban on dangerous combustible building materials, like the cladding that was used on Grenfell tower. The government has chosen to put people before profit and...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...