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People Power in 2020

22 Dec 20

2020 has been tough year but People Power made a difference during each and every month. A special thank you to our amazing illustrator Khadija Said for their wonderful work! January 2020 In January, the Scottish Government announced three new measures that 38 Degrees and Living...

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Some good news!

14 May 20

The government’s official guidelines to protect people returning to work have been published. Thanks to pressure from unions, MPs, and over 76,000 38 Degrees members  – the rules are stronger and more of us will be kept safe. When the government’s draft guidelines were leaked...

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No-deal no more?

11 Sep 19

38 Degrees members helped stop the government’s plan to push through a disastrous no-deal Brexit. That’s something to be proud of. On Monday a law to help stop a no-deal Brexit came into force. It could be enough to make sure our jobs, our access...

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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,...

PG Tips – we won!

28 Feb 18

BREAKING: we’ve just won! PG Tips have today announced that they are removing plastic from their tea bags. [1] Because 38 Degrees-ers like you stood up to Britain’s biggest tea manufacturer, there will now be 10 billion fewer fewer plastic tea bags damaging our environment...

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We saved Corby urgent care centre

19 Oct 17

Thanks to thousands of 38 Degrees members, the doors of the Corby NHS urgent care centre are open today.  Instead of travelling miles to the nearest A&E, patients are getting the care they need locally. And it’s all thanks to people power. When 38 Degrees...