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Successful Campaigns

Successful Campaigns
  • Stop Suffragette statue being removed from Parliament
    Just a few days after we handed in our huge petition to Westminster Council, the planning application to move the statue was withdrawn! Sir Niel Thorne, the former MP behind the bid to move the staue of Emmiline Pankhurst from its historic home said: “we realised considerable pressure was being put on Westminster City Council, who’d find it more difficult to approve moving the statue.” Thanks to our pressure, Emmeline Pankhurst will remain by Paliament - thank you!
    181,393 Signatures
    Created by Jacquie Hawkins
  • Stop making our NHS doctors into border guards.
    After thousands of us signed the petition, emailed, tweeted and called Jeremy Hunt and chipped in for hard hitting ad vans, the government announced it was scrapping the dangerous data sharing deal between the NHS and the Home Office!
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    Created by Anna @ Doctors of the World UK Picture
  • Help Murray and others like him: Make medicinal cannabis available on the NHS
    26/07/18 We won!!! Home Secretary Sajid Javid said "cannabis-derived medicinal products" will be available "by the autumn" through the NHS system Announcing the changes, Javid said: “Recent cases involving sick children made it clear to me that our position on cannabis-related medicinal products was not satisfactory.” Thanks to the hundreds of thousands of 38 Degrees members who signed this petition, wrote to Sajid Javid, and pushed the government to make this important change to the law.
    242,059 Signatures
    Created by Karen Gray Picture
  • Support Inverness Gay Pride and the LGBTQI community
    06/10/18 - Proud Ness was fabulous! Thousands of people have taken part in the biggest LGBT+ event to be held in Inverness in 16 years, according to its organisers. Highland LGBT Forum said 3,000 people took part in the Proud Ness parade from Falcon Square to Eden Court Theatre. A similar event was also held in Stornoway, Lewis, - the first of its kind to be held in the Hebrides. Hundreds carried rainbow flags and balloons as part of Hebridean Pride's parade from An Lanntair to The Carlton.
    8,503 Signatures
    Created by Rona Graham and Norman MacKinnon
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    Created by Lauren Picture
  • URGENT ACTION: Save Poole Hospital NHS staff from deportation
    03/10/18- Exciting news! It's just been announced that Paul Ermitano and his wife Jamila have been granted visas to stay in Britain. The couple were called by the Home Office on Wednesday morning and were told their case had been reconsidered and that they had been granted visas until June 2020. Mr Ermitano, 31, said "thank you was not enough" to say to all those who had helped him.
    7,434 Signatures
    Created by Ben Neate
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    Created by Alastair Bain, Dianne Beck, Vicky Gray & Lisa Ryan Picture
  • Do not deport Wadih Chourey back to Lebanon
    UPDATE: 8/9/15 - We were delighted to hear that Wadih has been granted a 3 year visa to remain in the UK. Thank you for all your hard work on his behalf. Hopefully, the visa will be extended to a permanent status, so that the family do not have to suffer the stress of worrying about Wadih's future. Read more here: Read about the petition hand in here:
    81,225 Signatures
    Created by Yvonne Parmenter Picture
  • 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
    141,474 Signatures
    Created by Yemi Hailemariam
  • Save Curzon Mayfair
    UPDATE - 06/04/17 I’ve just received some fantastic news: the Curzon Mayfair is no longer under threat of closure. The developers and cinema have come to an agreement, and so the venue will continue to operate as normal. I therefore want to say a huge thank you for getting behind the campaign to save the cinema. Without your support and the 27,000 others who signed the petition, we almost certainly wouldn’t be making this announcement today. It shows that by pulling together, we can help protect the West End’s cultural heritage.
    27,129 Signatures
    Created by Pancho Lewis Picture