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Britain isn't eating: Duncan Smith's fury as Church's advert campaign says that benefit cuts are forcing poor to use food banks

Britain isn't eating: Duncan Smith's fury as Church's advert campaign says that benefit cuts are forcing poor to use food banks | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Charity Church Action Poverty, supported by the Church of England, has created this poster campaign which says benefit reforms are diving people to use food banks.

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Are you sitting comfortably? Let's vote! New children's book primes the next generation for politics

Are you sitting comfortably? Let's vote! New children's book primes the next generation for politics | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Widespread disillusionment with politics among young voters has triggered a rush by the main parties to consider reducing the voting age to 16.
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Disabled man has benefits cut on CHRISTMAS DAY as he's deemed fit to work

Disabled man has benefits cut on CHRISTMAS DAY as he's deemed fit to work | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Richard Crabbe, 44, has a series of complex mental health issues and is unable to use a computer, cook without help or even go shopping on his own
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How can Britain deport a child at risk of FGM? Theresa May must think again

How can Britain deport a child at risk of FGM? Theresa May must think again | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Hilary Burrage: Two-year-old Rashidat was born in the UK after her mother fled a forced marriage to a much older man. Now the Home Office wants to send her to Nigeria
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Referendum would turn UK's presidency of EU into a 'farce' - The Guardian

Referendum would turn UK's presidency of EU into a 'farce' - The Guardian | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
MPs and Foreign Office officials alarmed over possible clash of in/out vote with Britain’s turn to lead member states
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It just got harder for David Cameron to change the EU's immigration rules

It just got harder for David Cameron to change the EU's immigration rules | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
David Cameron has suffered a further blow to his EU renegotiation hopes after Sweden’s government announced it had reached a deal to prevent snap elections being held in the country.

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Sutton@NFFC sur Twitter

Sutton@NFFC sur Twitter | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Not only are ATOS being paid to shaft people they pay no tax either. #ToriesMustGo pic.twitter.com/MNgCsxKyiN
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Cuts Will Cause Avoidable Deaths - YouTube

BBC News report on the proposals by NHS England to cut the amount paid to hospitals for performing 'additional' operations beyond a certain threshold. The mo...
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The Little Prince — Labour MP Dennis Skinner speaking in response to...

“ Labour MP Dennis Skinner speaking in response to the election of the second UK Independence Party (UKIP) MP - Mark Reckless x
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80% of rural Britain is AGAINST fox hunting - Pride's Purge

80% of rural Britain is AGAINST fox hunting - Pride's Purge | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Further to Vox Political's article earlier today about the Tories' plan for a vote on repealing the Hunting Act, here's Tom Pride with an interesting and valuable statistic: We’re constantly told t...
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Is Theresa May the next leader of the Conservative Party? | The Oxford Student

Is Theresa May the next leader of the Conservative Party? | The Oxford Student | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Imogen Gosling describes Theresa May's strengths and weaknesses in running for Tory leadershp
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The Great Crapsby: Why Iain Duncan Smith isn’t all he seems

The Great Crapsby: Why Iain Duncan Smith isn’t all he seems | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Like Fitzgerald’s doomed, self-fictionalising hero Jay Gatsby, the Work and Pensions Secretary has constructed a personal narrative for himself that doesn’t quite take in all the facts.
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1.4 BILLION Spent On The Obamas In 2011 – British Taxpayers Only Spent 57.8 Million On The Royal Family

1.4 BILLION Spent On The Obamas In 2011 – British Taxpayers Only Spent 57.8 Million On The Royal Family | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
While most of America is suffering through one the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, the Obamas are living the high life at your expense. During 2011,
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Manchester Central has highest percentage of children living under poverty line in UK

Manchester Central has highest percentage of children living under poverty line in UK | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
A shock report claims 47 per cent of youngsters in the constituency live in poverty - the highest percentage in Britain
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Esther McVey: 'Marriage never came my way. I don't know why' - Telegraph

Esther McVey: 'Marriage never came my way. I don't know why' - Telegraph | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Esther McVey, a former television presenter and now a rising star in Westminster, relishes her career – but admits to some regrets in her personal life
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Debt crisis: European Union workers stage anti-austerity protests and strikes - Telegraph

Debt crisis: European Union workers stage anti-austerity protests and strikes - Telegraph | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
European Union workers stage anti-austerity protests and strikes.
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dominic dyer on Twitter

dominic dyer on Twitter | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
David Cameron's friend & major Tory funder sacks his entire work force on Christmas Day pic.twitter.com/9mMh0YCUSQ
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Iain Duncan Smith: Why he should look at himself before complaining about people living off the state

Iain Duncan Smith: Why he should look at himself before complaining about people living off the state | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
The Work and Pensions Secretary has taken aim at those on benefits but they are not the only ones taxpayers pay for
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Students are right to march against the markets. Why can't education be free? - The Guardian

Students are right to march against the markets. Why can't education be free? - The Guardian | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
David Graeber: After the 2008 crash, the most sensible reform would have been to make the financial system more like education, not vice versa
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TransformDrugPolicy sur Twitter

TransformDrugPolicy sur Twitter | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Here are the policy recommendations that Theresa May removed from the Home Office drugs report published in October pic.twitter.com/u5uG33DRSM
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Shirley sur Twitter

Shirley sur Twitter | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
“@Jamin2g 7am.

Stitch-up.

Constitutional convention.

And that's tories on a Tuesday.” pic.twitter.com/wtQdAf4SPp
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More children in poverty due to Con-Dem cuts - SNP (press release)

More children in poverty due to Con-Dem cuts - SNP (press release) | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
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More children in poverty due to Con-Dem cuts
SNP (press release)
The Scottish National Party has said too many children are suffering this Christmas at the hands of UK Government welfare cuts and delays to benefit payments.
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Fracking companies entitled to licences on more than 60% of British land

Fracking companies entitled to licences on more than 60% of British land | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Assessment finds major fracking effort would create jobs and income for local communities, but require thousands of wells to be drilled and dozens of daily tanker journeys
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From pin-up to politician? Inked vixen Jodie Marsh considering MP career

From pin-up to politician? Inked vixen Jodie Marsh considering MP career | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Everybody's favourite pin-up turned bada** bodybuilder Jodie has revealed that she is...
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Benefit appeals on the rise! | ilegal

Benefit appeals on the rise! | ilegal | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Benefit appeals are on the rise.... Sickness benefit appeals up by 70%.... 'Chaos is looming' Latest statistics from Her Majesty's Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) reveal that the
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The rise of the £300,000 NHS fatcats - Telegraph

The rise of the £300,000 NHS fatcats - Telegraph | welfare benefits | Scoop.it
Investigation discloses doubling in number of NHS managers being paid equivalent of at least £300,000 a year, with some on as much as £620,000 annually
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