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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...

End of 2017 wrap up

31 Dec 17

Together, we won some tough fights in 2017. Here’s what all those small actions added up to: We pushed Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, to permanently ban bee-killing pesticides. You and more than 300,000 others signed the petition. We pushed the Scottish government to bring...

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Tyne and Wear Metro

23 Nov 17

This really shows that people power works. Yesterday afternoon we sent an email asking people who live in Tyne and Wear to sign a petition demanding more funding for the Tyne and Wear metro to replace the trains. [1] It was started by Alistair and...

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Four wins this week!

24 Oct 17

Victory 1: We’re protecting our paramedics, police and firefighters Emergency workers often risk their lives to protect us, but many face abuse and assaults for just doing their job. Not any more. Thanks to thousands of 38 Degrees members, who persuaded our MPs to vote for...