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Flagship £1bn youth unemployment scheme branded a failure

Flagship £1bn youth unemployment scheme branded a failure | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Government’s flagship scheme to tackle youth unemployment has been branded a failure by its own advisers, who have urged ministers to offer a “work guarantee” to jobless under 25-year-olds.

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My family cannot afford food: Girl, 8, writes heartfelt letter to MP

My family cannot afford food: Girl, 8, writes heartfelt letter to MP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
An eight-year-old girl has written a heartfelt letter to a Labour MP about her family's poverty, raising new concerns about the cost of living in the process.

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A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph

A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Caution has served Ed Miliband well so far, but the time has come for more than rhetoric
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NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced

NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Mirror last month revealed a third of laid-off NHS managers, some 2,200, have now been re-hired, wasting millions of taxpayers’ cash
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Labour Steps Up Attacks On 'Bedroom Tax'

Labour Steps Up Attacks On 'Bedroom Tax' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Labour has stepped up its protests against housing benefit cuts - claiming there is no alternative local accommodation for 96% of those hit by the so-called "bedroom tax".
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Ed Miliband Defends Vote Policy On Welfare Sanctions

Ed Miliband Defends Vote Policy On Welfare Sanctions | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Despite party rebellion Labour leader justifies ordering own MPs not to vote against emergency bill or block principle of sanctions
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Brick up spare rooms, urges Labour MP

Brick up spare rooms, urges Labour MP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Senior Labour MP Frank Field has urged landlords to take "direct action" including bricking up doors and knocking down walls, in protest at benefit changes.
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MSP Rallies Labour Over Bedroom Tax

MSP Rallies Labour Over Bedroom Tax | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Scottish Labour must get serious about battling the bedroom tax, its own MSP has warned as £4.5 billion in welfare cuts loom beyond the border.
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MPs Face Workfare Protesters' Wrath

MPs Face Workfare Protesters' Wrath | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Workfare protesters poured scorn on two-faced Labour MPs during demonstrations across Scotland at the weekend.
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David Miliband: 'Deluded' Government must do U-turn to tackle youth jobless crisis

David Miliband: 'Deluded' Government must do U-turn to tackle youth jobless crisis | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
George Osborne did not mention it in his Budget, but this is a problem the Government must tackle
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Labour Demands Action Over Jobcentre Targets

Labour Demands Action Over Jobcentre Targets | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith asked to get to bottom of every case as new evidence emerges of sanctions against jobless people
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Tories nab £2bn from NHS - Morning Star

Tories nab £2bn from NHS - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Chancellor George Osborne was accused today of trying to "claw back" more than £2 billion from the NHS in a desperate bid to make his Budget sums add up.

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Labour Abstention On Workfare Bill Prompts Party Infighting

Labour Abstention On Workfare Bill Prompts Party Infighting | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Liam Byrne defends 'difficult' decision not to vote against government after resignation of shadow ministerial aide
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Factcheck: Unwell and over here: what's the "true" cost of health tourism? | Full Fact

Factcheck: Unwell and over here: what's the "true" cost of health tourism? | Full Fact | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Today a report commissioned by the government returned 'health tourism' to the headlines. Is it costing the NHS £2 billion a year?


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A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph

A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Caution has served Ed Miliband well so far, but the time has come for more than rhetoric
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THEIR COLOUR SHOULD B TELLOW

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NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced

NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Mirror last month revealed a third of laid-off NHS managers, some 2,200, have now been re-hired, wasting millions of taxpayers’ cash
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Labour Steps Up Attacks On 'Bedroom Tax'

Labour Steps Up Attacks On 'Bedroom Tax' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Labour has stepped up its protests against housing benefit cuts - claiming there is no alternative local accommodation for 96% of those hit by the so-called "bedroom tax".
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Ed Miliband interview: Part one – on immigration, tuition fees, housing, Lord Ahmed and much more

Ed Miliband interview: Part one – on immigration, tuition fees, housing, Lord Ahmed and much more | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
On Thursday I travelled with Ed Miliband and his community organising “guru” Arnie Graf to Carlisle and Preston to see some of the work the party has been doing in those areas.
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SNP and Labour 'playing piggy in the middle' over bedroom tax row - Morning Star

SNP and Labour 'playing piggy in the middle' over bedroom tax row - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Welfare campaigners warned today that both the SNP and Scottish Labour were playing "piggy in the middle" as Scotland's tenants brace for the bedroom tax.

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Hands Off Our Public Services

Hands Off Our Public Services | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Be sure of this: the one thing these policies are not about is saving money. If the government really wanted to save money, it would introduce much more stringent banking reforms.
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Who benefits from 'welfare reform'?

Who benefits from 'welfare reform'? | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ministers who are implementing the Universal Credit say their welfare reforms are long overdue but who benefits from them?
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Labour 'Pressed MPs To Abstain On Welfare Vote'

Labour 'Pressed MPs To Abstain On Welfare Vote' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
MPs put under 'significant pressure' by party leaders to abstain on crucial vote, says outgoing parliamentary private secretary
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Labour Demands Action Over Jobcentre Targets

Labour Demands Action Over Jobcentre Targets | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith asked to get to bottom of every case as new evidence emerges of sanctions against jobless people
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Balls attacks government’s ‘spare homes subsidy’ | News | Inside Housing

Balls attacks government’s ‘spare homes subsidy’ | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The shadow chancellor has accused the government of subsidising millionaires who want to buy homes at the same time as it is penalising social tenants who have spare rooms.
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Tories nab £2bn from NHS - Morning Star

Tories nab £2bn from NHS - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Chancellor George Osborne was accused today of trying to "claw back" more than £2 billion from the NHS in a desperate bid to make his Budget sums add up.

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