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Successful Campaigns
  • Marvin Rees: deliver your promise to ban glyphosate in Bristol
    WE DID IT! Thanks to your support, Bristol City Council has agreed to our proposal for a Task Force to lead on the phase-out of glyphosate in our city. During the council debate, which was triggered by your petition signatures, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of a motion to stop using the controversial chemical in Bristol’s public spaces. The new Task Force will see the Council working with land managers across the city to plan a phase-out of glyphosate, and the transition to safer methods of weed control. We’ll be supporting the Council in this work, as well as keeping a close eye on the small print – so watch this space! Read the text of speeches, statements and the motion on our website: http://www.pesticidesafebristol.org/news/ Watch the video here: youtube.com/watch?v=k2BlzQdYyfc. (Watch from 30m for Bee The Change Project statement on how glyphosate impacts pollinators, and from 1hr11m for main petition debate) Spread the good news by sharing our Facebook posts: www.facebook.com/PesticideSafeBristolAlliance With thanks for your support, The Pesticide Safe Bristol Alliance team
    3,857 Signatures
    Created by Emma Rose
  • Strip Donald Trump of his honorary degree
    UPDATE: We've won the campaign! Robert Gordon University have just announced that they are revoking Donald Trump's honorary degree. They say: "In 2010 Robert Gordon University awarded an honorary DBA to Mr Donald Trump, in recognition of his achievements as an entrepreneur and businessman. In the course of the current US election campaign, Mr Trump has made a number of statements that are wholly incompatible with the ethos and values of the university. The University has therefore decided to revoke its award of the honorary degree" Click here to email the university to say thank you: https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/donald-trump
    80,118 Signatures
    Created by Suzanne Kelly Picture
  • Scrap the public sector pay cap
    21/03/18 Downing Street said officials who decide pay across the public sector had been told they no longer had to limit recommendations to 1% rises. A No 10 source said: “The independent pay review bodies will make their recommendations in the normal way. We have said as a Government that the arbitrary 1% pay cap is no longer in place.” https://home.38degrees.org.uk/2018/03/26/nhs-pay-cap-victory/ https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-urged-give-public-sector-12227879
    273,070 Signatures
    Created by Usman Mohammed
  • Don't risk water pollution from oil drilling on Leith Hill
    04/09/18 We Won! Wonderful news, Europa Oil and Gas, the company behind oil drilling near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey, announced this morning it was pulling out of the site. https://drillordrop.com/2018/09/04/breaking-oil-companies-pull-out-of-leith-hill-exploration-site-in-surrey/
    103,451 Signatures
    Created by Leith Hill Picture
  • Asda should reinstate charity and food bank collections
    UPDATE: 26.2.16. ASDA has reinstated all of its charity collection points in all of its stores.
    90,889 Signatures
    Created by Clare Smith Picture
  • Stop the repeal of animal welfare codes
    Update 08/04/16 - We Won! The government have backed down on their plans to change animal welfare codes. The government said it had reconsidered the move "in light of views raised". It said the current statutory system would stay in place, but that it would "continue to work with industry" to improve the animal welfare code system. Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35992493
    137,113 Signatures
    Created by Cas Smith Picture
  • Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans.
    We Won! 28/03/18 The government today announced that they are going to introduce a bottle deposit return scheme! Congratulations to the hundreds of thousands of people that have campaigned to help make this a reality! 38 Degrees blog post https://home.38degrees.org.uk/2018/03/28/bottle-deposits-we-won/ BBC news http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43563164
    329,673 Signatures
    Created by Peter Lewis
  • Request for a Tree Preservation Order for Mature Beech and Oak Trees on Coldharbour Lane, Dorking
    07/09/17 We Did it! I just want to say well done everyone, we did it! As a direct result of you signing the petition to protect twenty trees on Coldharbour Lane, Mole Valley District Council Planning Committee have voted to make the Tree Preservation Order which will be presented to The Forestry Commission in due course. Please do continue to sign and share, all additional signatures will be included with this achievement.
    2,117 Signatures
    Created by Sarajane Ferris Picture
  • Don't scrap the pensions dashboard
    Pensions dashboard The government committed to getting the pensions dashboard off the ground. It means we’ll be able to keep track of all our pensions in one place, stopping us losing out on thousands of pounds. When news came out that the government was considering scrapping the dashboard, over 200,000 of us jumped into action. We signed open letters, emailed our MPs and our research, which proved how much people could lose without a pensions dashboard, was plastered all over the press. The government saw our messages in their inboxes and in the media - and yesterday they acted.
    199,317 Signatures
    Created by David Innes
  • Reject Plans to Demolish the Joiners Arms, Hackney Road
    12/10/17 - We won! The redevelopment must include an LGBT club for at least 25 years, councillors have ruled, in a landmark decision designed to stem the “shocking” closure of gay venues in the UK. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/12/joiners-arms-redevelopment-must-include-lgbt-nightclub-council-rules
    712 Signatures
    Created by Peter Cragg