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Bedroom tax: Disabled boy Logan Oxley-Goody may be put into care despite David Cameron's promises

Bedroom tax: Disabled boy Logan Oxley-Goody may be put into care despite David Cameron's promises | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Logan is severely autistic but his mum has been told she must pay extra £60 a week
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Chris Grayling in denial over welfare-to-work - Byrne | The Labour Party

Chris Grayling in denial over welfare-to-work - Byrne | The Labour Party | Disability Issues | Scoop.it

Liam Byrne MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to reports that Chris Grayling is to warn ‘underperforming’ welfare-to-work providers, said: “Chris Grayling is in denial.

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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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Will the UK topple down a 'welfare cliff' in three months' time?

Will the UK topple down a 'welfare cliff' in three months' time? | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
The US turmoil over fiscal matters has a mirror in the crisis approaching the welfare state, argues Dan Silver, as use of UK food banks rises six-fold
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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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Mark Steel: Time to inflict pain on the terminally ill #Atos

Mark Steel: Time to inflict pain on the terminally ill #Atos | Disability Issues | Scoop.it

So here's one answer, we could pay a bit less to ATOS, a company that receives £100m a year from the Government for assessing who should be cut off from disability benefit.

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