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Have Tory MPs learned nothing of the consequences of casual rudeness?

Have Tory MPs learned nothing of the consequences of casual rudeness? | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Tanya Gold: When Daniel Kawczynski told a one-legged beggar to get a job he seemed to have forgotten his party has cut disabled benefits

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Chasing imaginary health tourists won’t cure the NHS

Chasing imaginary health tourists won’t cure the NHS | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
According to Jeremy Hunt the biggest challenge facing the NHS isn’t patients dying of neglect in hospital or accident and emergency waiting times spiralling out of control.

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Richard Godwin: IDS benefits from the lies about welfare

Richard Godwin: IDS benefits from the lies about welfare | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
I can see why people might want to make Iain Duncan Smith live on a £53-a-week salary — but I can’t help wondering what it would achieve.
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Tory MP complains to the BBC about market trader who challenged IDS on benefits - Telegraph

Tory MP complains to the BBC about market trader who challenged IDS on benefits - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A Conservative MP has made a formal complaint to the BBC after it emerged that a market trader who challenged Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week is receiving three times that amount himself.
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Tories take another swipe at the weakest - Morning Star

Tories take another swipe at the weakest - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Britain's lowest earners face losing their "last protection" under Con-Dem government plans to cut or freeze the minimum wage, the Unite union warned today.

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No, comrades. Welfare reform isn't about hurting poor people. It's about trying to make them richer

No, comrades. Welfare reform isn't about hurting poor people. It's about trying to make them richer | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Conservative MEP DANIEL HANNAN: A collective madness has seized the BBC and our Left-wing papers. They cannot discuss the Coalition’s welfare reforms without an unfocused rage that no longer bears any relation to the facts.
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Iain Duncan Smith blasts petition calling on him to prove he can live on breadline as

Iain Duncan Smith blasts petition calling on him to prove he can live on breadline as | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The online petition, signed by over 280,000 people, began after the Tory minister insisted in an interview he could get by on that amount
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IDS petition 'went viral very quickly'

IDS petition 'went viral very quickly' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Dom Arvesano who set up a petition calling for the Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith to prove he can live on £53 per week, says he was surprised it went viral so quickly.
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Prove it! 240,000 call on Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week

Prove it! 240,000 call on Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A petition calling on Iain Duncan Smith to demonstrate he can live on £53 per week passed 240,000 signatures today.
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Osborne distances himself from Thatcher legacy over disability benefits

Osborne distances himself from Thatcher legacy over disability benefits | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Chancellor says former Tory PM's government 'parked' unemployed people on disability benefits
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Iain Duncan Smith: How the Work and Pensions Secretary compares to market trader David Bennett

Iain Duncan Smith: How the Work and Pensions Secretary compares to market trader David Bennett | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Tory sparked fury by telling Mr Bennett he could live on his £7.50 a day income
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Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim

Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Campaigners vowed to make benefit cuts unworkable today after Iain Duncan Smith dismissed claims he was slashing welfare
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Welfare reforms fair - Duncan Smith

Welfare reforms fair - Duncan Smith | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Changes to the UK's welfare system are fair, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith insists, as some of the new measures come into effect.
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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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The Debate Over Welfare Reform in Britain ... and Even France

The Debate Over Welfare Reform in Britain ... and Even France | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The claim by a wealthy British politician this week that he could live on just a few pounds a day is reigniting debate over how much welfare support governments should provide for the poor.
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Duncan Smith: MP Complains Over £53 Challenge

Duncan Smith: MP Complains Over £53 Challenge | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Dominic Raab MP raises concerns about an interview that led to a petition urging the Work and Pensions Secretary to live off £53.
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Osborne: we'll stop child benefits leaving UK - Telegraph

Osborne: we'll stop child benefits leaving UK - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ministers are “wrestling” with ways to stop European Union immigrants from claiming child benefit in the UK and sending it abroad, George Osborne said on Tuesday, as he pledged to restore fairness to the welfare system.
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Pickles: 'House homeless in France' » Housing » 24dash.com

Pickles: 'House homeless in France' » Housing » 24dash.com | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Eric Pickles has claimed that the country's housing crisis can be solved by sending homeless families to France.
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BREAKING: Osborne living in dream world over welfare, says TUC - UnionNews

BREAKING: Osborne living in dream world over welfare, says TUC - UnionNews | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
O'Grady says if Chancellor wants work to pay he should not axe in-work benefits
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Could you live on £53 a week? - Channel 4 News

Could you live on £53 a week? - Channel 4 News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith says he could live on £53 a week - but could he? Channel 4 News looks at the numbers and speaks to one woman who is struggling to cope on this amount of money.
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Osborne distances himself from Thatcher legacy over disability benefits

Osborne distances himself from Thatcher legacy over disability benefits | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Chancellor says former Tory PM's government 'parked' unemployed people on disability benefits
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Osborne defends bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing

Osborne defends bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
George Osborne has defended the bedroom tax, saying it is ‘only fair’ to treat social housing tenants and private renters the same.
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George Osborne claims Jobseeker’s Allowance is “generous” at £71 a week

George Osborne claims Jobseeker’s Allowance is “generous” at £71 a week | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Chancellor will argue in a speech today that nine out of 10 households lucky enough to have kept their jobs are now better off
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Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim

Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Campaigners vowed to make benefit cuts unworkable today after Iain Duncan Smith dismissed claims he was slashing welfare
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Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim

Activists Slam Tory Welfare 'Changes Are Fair' Claim | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Campaigners vowed to make benefit cuts unworkable today after Iain Duncan Smith dismissed claims he was slashing welfare
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