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Diary, Stories and Research of a Epilepsy sufferer: The UK Government will strip away some Human Rights on April 16th 2013 - we must NOT let this happen !

Diary, Stories and Research of a Epilepsy sufferer: The UK Government will strip away some Human Rights on April 16th 2013 - we must NOT let this happen ! | Welfare | Scoop.it
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We are Spartacus » Blog Archive » Judicial review issued against PIP 20 metre criteria

We are Spartacus » Blog Archive » Judicial review issued against PIP 20 metre criteria | Welfare | Scoop.it
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George Osborne ducks TV debate with disabled campaigner Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

George Osborne ducks TV debate with disabled campaigner Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson | Welfare | Scoop.it
The anticipated showdown never materialised after the Paralympian was suddenly axed from ITV show The Agenda
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How does the Work Programme actually work ….?

How does the Work Programme actually work ….? | Welfare | Scoop.it
A client of BHT was put on the Work Programme. She said it prevented her from moving forward in her life. She was required to do newspaper and online searches for jobs, three hours a day. She said ...
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Austerity in the UK - Is austerity having a disproportionate effect on the poorest people? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Austerity in the UK - Is austerity having a disproportionate effect on the poorest people? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Welfare | Scoop.it
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Papworth Trust News - Jimmy's Farm hoping to harvest �2m lottery grant for Papworth Trust

Papworth Trust News - Jimmy's Farm hoping to harvest �2m lottery grant for Papworth Trust | Welfare | Scoop.it
This Sunday, Channel 4 viewers will discover whether celebrity farmer Jimmy Doherty has secured �2 million from the Big Lottery Fund for charity Papworth Trust to develop a farm offering free short breaks to disabled people and their families.
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Terminal cruelty of the political class: report from Garston bedroom tax meeting

To Garston, now, where South Liverpool Combat The Bedroom Tax has organised a tenants' meeting in the small hall of the Methodist church hall on Banks Street. There is a big turnout of local tenant...
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IDS's think tank calls for changes to bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing

IDS's think tank calls for changes to bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing | Welfare | Scoop.it
The boss of the think tank set up by work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has called for changes to the government’s controversial ‘bedroom tax’.
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Welfare reforms 'Kafkaesque' say Scottish doctors | Left Foot Forward

Welfare reforms 'Kafkaesque' say Scottish doctors | Left Foot Forward | Welfare | Scoop.it
Doctors across Scotland have attacked the operation of the government’s welfare to work health assessments as Kafkaesque, with GP leaders warning that Scottish doctors are being flooded with additional avoidable work.
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Austerity audit

The impact of sweeping changes to Britain’s benefit system will vary widely among local economies. The FT investigates
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Scroungers, scumbags and soaring welfare costs

Scroungers, scumbags and soaring welfare costs | Welfare | Scoop.it
In the same week as welfare reforms come into effect, spread all over the front pages of the newspapers is the archetypal 'scrounging scumbag'. Of course, government ministers would not be crass en...
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Stumbling and Mumbling: Scrounging: how big an issue?

George Osborne wants benefit claimants to "do the right thing" and move into work. This, though, might not make very much difference to the economy. The first question is: how many claimants don't want to work?
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More pain for social care staff and services in Osborne's Budget - 3/20/2013 - Community Care

More pain for social care staff and services in Osborne's Budget - 3/20/2013 - Community Care | Welfare | Scoop.it
Councils face further cuts in 2014-15 and budgets will be restricted in 2015-16 to limit pay rises to 1%, announces Chancellor George Osborne in 2013 Budget.
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Charity governance and trustee news - A good news story

Charity governance and trustee news - A good news story | Welfare | Scoop.it
January’s launch of Easy News has helped to level the playing field for people with learning disabilities, says Su Sayer.
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Busy GPs refuse to help disabled patients fight benefit tribunals | Herald Scotland

Busy GPs refuse to help disabled patients fight benefit tribunals | Herald Scotland | Welfare | Scoop.it
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DWP denies major IT problems with One Dole To Rule Them All system • The Register

DWP denies major IT problems with One Dole To Rule Them All system • The Register | Welfare | Scoop.it
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