Successful Campaigns

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Successful Campaigns
  • Remove plastics from PG Tips tea bags
    28th February - BREAKING: we’ve just won! PG Tips have today announced that they are removing plastic from their tea bags. 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 every year. https://home.38degrees.org.uk/2018/02/28/pg-tips-won/ PG Tips announces plans to remove plastic from tea bags: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/28/pg-tips-switches-plastic-free-tea-bags-200000-sign-gardeners/
    232,856 Signatures
    Created by Michael Armitage
  • Save Claines 37 Bus Service - Bus service to be reinstated Saturday 23rd November !
    11/11/19 We won! The bus service is to be reinstated on Saturday 23rd November!
    275 Signatures
    Created by Mel Allcott
  • DON'T ABOLISH ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE
    UPDATE! We won the campaign! Communities Secretary Sajid Javid slipped out an announcement backing down on the plans at at the Local Government Association (LGA) councillors' forum on 19 January 2017 You can read his full speech here: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/supporting-local-government Specifically this bit “Today I can confirm that the localisation of Attendance Allowance is no longer being considered as part of the business rates reforms. I’ll be announcing further details on business rates reforms shortly. But I can tell you now that Attendance Allowance will not be included.” This is fantastic news, and thank you so much to everyone that signed the petition and emailed the minister to help put pressure on him. It looks as though Attendance Allowance is safe for now!
    132,791 Signatures
    Created by denise fellows
  • Don't cut benefits for people living with disabilities
    Our petition was mentioned in a House of Lords debate, which managed to overturn the government proposal to abolish the WRAG group!
    104,926 Signatures
    Created by Natasha Fagelman
  • Please save our dad from execution in Ethiopia
    WE WON! 30/05/18 British citizen Andy Tsege has received a pardon from the Ethiopian Government after almost four years on death row in Ethiopia. Andy has now been released from prison and is now with his family in Ethiopia. After four unbelievably hard years for on death row this is wonderful news for Andy, his partner and their children. The new Ethiopian government should be recognised for what they have done today. “I am so thankful that the pain and anguish my children have had to go through could now soon be coming to an end. Helawit, Yilak and Menabe have spent too long without their father and we are all hoping Andy will be free to come home to us soon.” Yemi Hailemariam, Andy’s partner https://reprieve.org.uk/update/andy-tsege-is-pardoned-by-ethiopia/
    141,463 Signatures
    Created by Yemi Hailemariam
  • 329,391 Signatures
    Created by Lucy M Picture
  • DO NOT repeal the fox hunting ban
    We won! David Cameron did not repeal the hunting act during his time as a Prime Minister..
    107,298 Signatures
    Created by Dave Babb Picture
  • Stop Privatisation of The Land Registry
    14/07/14 Great news! The government have scrapped their plans to privatise the Land Registry. What's more, 38 Degrees members' campaigning alongside high street solicitors, unions and MPs had a major impact on this outcome. So well done to everyone involved, we've saved another of our public services from privatisation! Hurrah!
    131,714 Signatures
    Created by James Ferguson Picture
  • Say no to removal of Teaching Assistants
    18/4/14: After Michael Gove's suggestion that Teaching Assistants would be cut as part of a cost saving exercise, tens of thousands of 38 Degrees members showed their outrage by signing this petition. The subsequent Minister for Education (Liz Truss) ruled out any possibility of cuts to Teaching Assistants: http://38d.gs/1IkfWng
    175,878 Signatures
    Created by Cherryl Drabble Picture
  • DITCH PLASTIC RINGS ON BEER AND CIDER CANS
    Strongbow, Carling and Tennent's have all pledged to ditch plastic beer and cider rings by 2021! https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/08/14/carling-beer-ditch-plastic-packaging-become-sustainable/
    219,869 Signatures
    Created by Geraint Ashcroft