Successful Campaigns

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Successful Campaigns
  • Honour hero pensioner
    UPDATE 17/07/17 Bernard Kenny is going to be awarded a George Medal for his bravery http://metro.co.uk/2017/06/17/pensioner-who-tried-to-stop-jo-cox-murder-to-be-awarded-george-medal-6715169/
    20,483 Signatures
  • 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!
    132,793 Signatures
    Created by denise fellows
  • 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/
    141,540 Signatures
    Created by Yemi Hailemariam
  • SOS: Save Refuges, Save Lives
    25/11/2014 SOS campaign success! Just four days after we handed in our SOS petition to Downing Street, the Department for Communities and Local Government has committed to a £10 million for refuges.
    39,427 Signatures
    Created by Women's Aid
  • No more rail privatisation - keep East Coast public
    16/05/18 - We won! Amazing news! Today Chris Grayling announced that he's bringing the East Coast railway line into public ownership! Together with you, we've been campaigning on this for months. We've warned against a Branson Bailout, told Stagecoach to stay away, supported Bring Back British Rail's legal case and kept the pressure up on politicians and the Department for Transport - and WE'VE WON! More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44142258
    32,888 Signatures
    Created by Cat Hobbs
  • 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
    137,100 Signatures
    Created by Cas Smith
  • 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!
    131,819 Signatures
    Created by James Ferguson
  • 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.
    90,874 Signatures
    Created by Clare Smith
  • 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
    80,105 Signatures
    Created by Suzanne Kelly
  • Stop unprecedented 10.6% cut to Welsh books industry
    **UPDATE** Thank you to all who signed and supported the #WelshBooksMatter campaign. We are thrilled to announce that Ken Skates and the Welsh Government have released a statement this afternoon (20/01/16) stating that there will be no cut to the Welsh Books Council’s grant for 2016/17. The campaign has therefore been successful and we can’t thank you all enough for your support.
    2,153 Signatures
    Created by Rosie Johns