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Successful Campaigns

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Successful Campaigns
  • Reject Council Proposals to Limit Access to Meetings
    UPDATE 24/05/2017: We won! The council met last night and decided resoundingly to reject the proposals. Members of the public can still ask questions at meetings, and evening meetings will stay in place.
    1,457 Signatures
    Created by Steve Gooderham
  • Don't take women out of politics A-levels
    UPDATE: 12/01/15 Campaign Win! The schools minister today announced that Feminism is to be reinstated in the politics syllabus and more women will be included in the course content! Read more here: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/jan/11/feminism-reinstated-a-level-politics-syllabus-schools-minister
    42,113 Signatures
    Created by Lauren and Ellen
  • 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!
    104,826 Signatures
    Created by Natasha Fagelman
  • 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
    137,104 Signatures
    Created by Cas Smith Picture
  • Stop Las Iguanas forcing their staff to "Pay to Work"
    UPDATE - 25/09/15 Victory! Amazing news, following a campaign from 38 Degrees members, restaurant company Las Iguanas have announced they are changing their unfair tips policy. It’s a fantastic victory for people power. https://home.38degrees.org.uk/2015/09/28/las-iguanas-campaign-victory/ Read their announcement here: http://www.iguanas.co.uk/news/ourpolicy "What a great result for the hard-working staff at Las Iguanas and all 38 Degrees members. This shows without a doubt that when the public get together and have a single-minded focus, then things can and will change. Other restaurants with unfair tipping policies should be looking at this and following suit." Samuel Hughes - Petition Starter
    89,200 Signatures
    Created by Sam Hughes
  • Give everyone in safe houses the right to vote.
    7/09/16 - We Won! The government has announced today that it will make it easier for people to register to vote anonymously. This is a fantastic victory for the thousands of people involved in this campaign. http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/sep/07/registering-to-vote-anonymously-to-be-made-easier
    22,349 Signatures
    Created by Mehala Osborne
  • #SaveSilverBullet
    UPDATE - 03/06/16 Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to sign our petition to #SaveSilverBullet. Yesterday we had confirmation from Goodman Restaurants that they WILL sell us back the lease, if we raise enough money in time. Now we need to raise the cash! Will you help us get there? http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-silver-bullet
    3,564 Signatures
    Created by Sailor Naylor Picture
  • 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!
    132,787 Signatures
    Created by denise fellows
  • WHERE IS OUR NHS MONEY GOING?
    24/11/14: We've won! Together, 38 Degrees members and Spinwatch have persuaded NHS England to publish details of their big spending. Take a look here: http://www.england.nhs.uk/contact-us/pub-scheme/spend/#payments And emailtheteam@38degrees.org.uk if you see anything unusual we could dig into.
    76,037 Signatures
    Created by Tamasin Cave from Spinwatch
  • DO NOT repeal the fox hunting ban
    We won! David Cameron did not repeal the hunting act during his time as a Prime Minister..
    107,075 Signatures
    Created by Dave Babb Picture