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Labour's 'secret plan' to make claiming benefits a human right - Telegraph

Labour's 'secret plan' to make claiming benefits a human right - Telegraph | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Labour has been accused of secretly planning to make the claiming of welfare benefits a “human right” if it wins the next election.
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Iain Duncan Smith says cutting welfare is difficult, but opens the door to withdrawing middle class benefits

Iain Duncan Smith says cutting welfare is difficult, but opens the door to withdrawing middle class benefits | Disability Issues | Scoop.it

IDS stresses the difficulty of cutting welfare, in light of George Osborne's call for further cuts to the Work and Pensions budget. The Chancellor said in his Budget speech: "If nothing is done to curb welfare bills further, then the full weight of the spending restraint will fall on departmental budgets."

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Disabled Man's Family Has Slammed Fit For Work Decision

Disabled Man's Family Has Slammed Fit For Work Decision | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
A Dundee family has hit out after a disabled man was deemed fit enough to work.
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#Remploy staff protest against factory closures

#Remploy staff protest against factory closures | Disability Issues | Scoop.it

Hundreds join demonstrations in London and Sheffield, accusing the government of betraying disabled workers.

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