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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star

Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

NUT delegates warned today that welfare cuts and "raunch culture" are priming young girls for abuse.

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Disabled people have never had it so bad

Disabled people have never had it so bad | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

"A good friend took me & my wife out last night to a restaurant, it was a really nice gesture, until this guy came up to our table, shouting....  He went on, for ages, saying how he supported David Cameron and how he's "putting disabled people in their place"

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Josephine Lynn Jeffries's curator insight, March 23, 2013 12:29 PM

bet he wasnt disabled himself,maybe he wouldnt have shouted his mouth off at you.

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Motability’s new driver rules ‘could breach Equality Act’

Motability’s new driver rules ‘could breach Equality Act’ | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

New insurance rules that effectively ban foreign personal assistants (PAs) from driving Motability vehicles are likely to breach the Equality Act, it has been claimed.

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Disability hate crime has been ‘left behind’ by the criminal justice system

Disability hate crime has been ‘left behind’ by the criminal justice system | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Criminal justice agencies must work closely with disabled people and their organisations if they are to correct their failure to deal with disability hate crime, say campaigners.

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Disabled prisoners ill-treated

Disabled prisoners ill-treated | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Two severely disabled prisoners were locked in a cell designed for a single inmate for almost 24 hours a day, a damning inspection of an “overcrowded” Victorian jail reveals today.
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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star

Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

NUT delegates warned today that welfare cuts and "raunch culture" are priming young girls for abuse.

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Disabled people have never had it so bad

Disabled people have never had it so bad | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

"A good friend took me & my wife out last night to a restaurant, it was a really nice gesture, until this guy came up to our table, shouting....  He went on, for ages, saying how he supported David Cameron and how he's "putting disabled people in their place"


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Josephine Lynn Jeffries's curator insight, March 23, 2013 12:29 PM

bet he wasnt disabled himself,maybe he wouldnt have shouted his mouth off at you.

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Deaf activists mark 10 years since BSL recognition with call for fresh action

Deaf activists mark 10 years since BSL recognition with call for fresh action | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Deaf activists have used the tenth anniversary of the official recognition of British Sign Language (BSL) to call for it to be given the same legal status as Welsh.

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Disabled peer calls for DPOs to join fight for watchdog’s ‘fairness and dignity’ duty

Disabled peer calls for DPOs to join fight for watchdog’s ‘fairness and dignity’ duty | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

A disabled peer has appealed to user-led organisations to join her fight to protect a legal duty that keeps the Equality and Human Rights Commission pushing for fairness, dignity and respect.

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Disability Hate-Crime Victims 'Being Failed'

Disability Hate-Crime Victims 'Being Failed' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A review finds police officers are often reluctant and too embarrassed to ask victims of crime if they are disabled.
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