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10 corporations have a monopoly on almost everything you buy at the supermarket

10 corporations have a monopoly on almost everything you buy at the supermarket | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Food and water were once considered to be basic rights, belonging to the individual. Sadly, this is no longer the case. The rights to food and water have been sold off to the highest bidder, commercialized and turned into an indutry.
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‘Reforming’ ESA: the final frontier and the last moral boundary

‘Reforming’ ESA: the final frontier and the last moral boundary | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
  Context Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a benefit for people who are assessed as being unable to work because of a health condition and/or disability.
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Hinkley Point: what has the UK promised China on nuclear to date?

Hinkley Point: what has the UK promised China on nuclear to date? | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
The Hinkley Point C nuclear plant is expected to get the go-ahead from Theresa May's Government in coming days, but all eyes will be on the detail of any changes to the deal and what is said over the involvement of China.
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Benefit cap - GOV.UK

Benefit cap - GOV.UK | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
There is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get - benefits affected, benefit cap level, calculator

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U.K. approves $24 billion nuclear project involving Chinese firm

U.K. approves $24 billion nuclear project involving Chinese firm | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Britain's new prime minister has given the green light to a controversial nuclear power project involving French and Chinese firms.
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Spire scoops up hospital business amid growing patient frustration with NHS

Spire scoops up hospital business amid growing patient frustration with NHS | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Patients fed up with long NHS waiting lists are increasingly turning to the private sector and paying out of pocket for medical procedures, helping to boost UK-listed hospital provider Spire Healthcare, its chief executive has said.
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Private company hires far-right sympathiser to assess disabled welfare claimants, with grotesque results | The Canary

Private company hires far-right sympathiser to assess disabled welfare claimants, with grotesque results | The Canary | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
She was in just about the most inappropriate job possible.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour opponents should accept that their failures created him | Owen Jones

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour opponents should accept that their failures created him | Owen Jones | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
What do the leader’s staunchest critics actually stand for? They are infuriated by his success but have no compelling vision to offer – they can no longer even claim competence

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Blaming the victim, all over again: Waddell and Aylward’s biopsychosocial (BPS) model of disability

Blaming the victim, all over again: Waddell and Aylward’s biopsychosocial (BPS) model of disability | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
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BBC star's fury at £144 train ticket - to be 'trapped' by toilet

BBC star's fury at £144 train ticket - to be 'trapped' by toilet | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Radio presenter expresses safety fears aboard Virgin Bank Holiday service from Birmingham to London

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Veterans Benefits by State - DVNF

Veterans Benefits by State - DVNF | welfare benefits | Scoop.it

Veterans Benefits by State


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IMPORTANT! BLACK TRIANGLE & DPAC REGS 29 & 35 CAMPAIGN: FAILED YOUR DWP/ATOS WCA & INTEND TO APPEAL? DOWNLOAD THESE DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR GP

IMPORTANT! BLACK TRIANGLE & DPAC REGS 29 & 35 CAMPAIGN: FAILED YOUR DWP/ATOS WCA & INTEND TO APPEAL? DOWNLOAD THESE DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR GP | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
 
 
If you have already attended the DWP/AtoS Work Capability Assessment and have been found 'fit for work' or have been declared 'fit for work with support' and been placed in the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG) and you intend to appeal aRea

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McGuinness says won't accept 'reckless' UK welfare cuts | Reuters

McGuinness says won't accept 'reckless' UK welfare cuts | Reuters | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said on Wednesday his Sinn Fein party would not accept "reckless" social welfare cutbacks demanded by the British government that have become a major sticking point in crisis talks.
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UN urged to act after Conservative government dismisses report on disability

UN urged to act after Conservative government dismisses report on disability | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Thanks to the efforts of our Tory-supporting media, most people in the UK don’t even know the United Nations has found the government guilty of systematically violating the rights of people w…...
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David Cameron's petulant resignation as an MP shows why he leaves no lasting legacy - and that he doesn't care

David Cameron's petulant resignation as an MP shows why he leaves no lasting legacy - and that he doesn't care | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
On June 27, David Cameron issued this statement:
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David Cameron is turning his back on Parliament just as it starts to matter again

David Cameron is turning his back on Parliament just as it starts to matter again | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
As a new parliamentary reporter some time in 1980 I was walking along the committee corridor of the House of Commons when I saw a familiar figure approaching.
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Chancellor dismantles key Osborne pledge to cut corporation tax

Chancellor dismantles key Osborne pledge to cut corporation tax | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
The new Chancellor has indicated that he will not slash corporation tax to 15 per cent in a bid to boost the economy, dismissing predecessor George Osborne’
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EU CT Alert: Fixing the EU intelligence crisis

EU CT Alert: Fixing the EU intelligence crisis | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
After the London, Madrid, Paris, Munich and Nice attacks, the EU member states are still waiting for miracles to bring a ready-made remedy to their pain. The most critical counter terrorism efforts within the project still need to be streamlined where law enforcement agencies have failed to share information properly. The Europol and Eurojust have also failed to deliver. The EU intelligence agencies complain that the Europol policing organisation is unable to deliver, particularly in the field of investigation. Moreover, Europol has also failed to demonstrate itself as a professional policing organisation after the Paris, and Germany attacks.
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Many Lemon's PIP Appeal Advice Part 2: Top 12 tips to read before appealing your PIP award

Many Lemon's PIP Appeal Advice Part 2: Top 12 tips to read before appealing your PIP award | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
 So continuing on from Part 1 of this mini-series, which covered how to navigate the PIP appeal process, here is Many Lemons' Top 12 tips to read before embarking on the PIP appeal process (yeah, 12 not 10, I'm not conforming).
Number 1: Bear in mind the deadlines of each pha

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Is the government running an enforced volunteering cartel? How does this effect small local charities and businesses? 

Is the government running an enforced volunteering cartel? How does this effect small local charities and businesses?  | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
I remember the days when you were allowed to choose where you wanted to volunteer. The Jobcentre actively encouraged you to do this. They said that i t would encourage you to learn new skills and to improve your c.v. On the whole it worked. Of course there were times when it didn't, but if…

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Think the disability benefits overhaul is justified? You need to see this video of my daughter being assessed

Think the disability benefits overhaul is justified? You need to see this video of my daughter being assessed | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
My daughter Emily is 18 and learning disabled, with autism and epilepsy. For those unable to work through no fault of their own, like Emily, there are two benefits specifically in place to ensure t…

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STOP THE STP open statement for you to add your name and join the fight

STOP THE STP open statement for you to add your name and join the fight | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
An open statement for national newspapers and media to register our protest at the lack of accountability and democratic process in the restructure of the NHS

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If you care at all about the NHS take the time to get involved, whether it's signing petitions, writing letters, campaigning 
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Online benefits appeal hearings could last for weeks, says tribunal president

The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news

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DWP purposefully mis-advising claimants

The Department for Work and Pensions are continuing to treat benefit claimants with contempt and purposefully mis-advising and providing claimants with incorrect info. When a claimant submits a new...

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Ridiculous state of affairs.
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DWP hides seven secret benefit suicide reviews

DWP hides seven secret benefit suicide reviews | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to publish nine secret reviews into the deaths of benefit claimants, despite finally admitting that seven of them relate to people who took th…

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