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Tories accused of sneaking through laws making it easier to sack workers - UnionNews

Tories accused of sneaking through laws making it easier to sack workers - UnionNews | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Unite warns government will today reduce period for collective redundancies from 90 to 45 days
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Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times

Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of children living in poverty in Horsham and the South Downs are missing out on free school meals, a charity has found.
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Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' - Morning Star

Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Senior MPs warned yesterday that Britain's youth justice system is failing and making criminals of vulnerable children.

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Swinney urges benefit reform rethink

Swinney urges benefit reform rethink | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney has called on UK Chancellor George Osborne to rethink "disastrous" benefits changes in next week's Budget.
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Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns

Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Protests are taking place nationwide against a new "bedroom tax" that will cut benefits to people with a spare room.
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Freud: Direct payments will not reduce incomes | News | Inside Housing

Freud: Direct payments will not reduce incomes | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Lord David Freud said he does not expect landlords to ‘suffer sudden losses of income’ as a result of direct payment of benefit to tenants.

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Bedroom tax: Interactive map of where and when this weekend's protests will take place

Bedroom tax: Interactive map of where and when this weekend's protests will take place | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Peaceful rallies are being held in cities and towns across Britain against the plans which will hit the poor, vulnerable and disabled
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Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns

Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Protests are taking place nationwide against a new "bedroom tax" that will cut benefits to people with a spare room.
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Bedroom Tax: Iain Duncan Smith's own aide tells of fears it will hit vulnerable

Bedroom Tax: Iain Duncan Smith's own aide tells of fears it will hit vulnerable | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ministers Owen Paterson and Alistair Burt and deputy chief whip John Randall have also asked what help is available for those struggling
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Real life stories from the Work Programme - DWP

Real life stories from the Work Programme - DWP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

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Doctors slam benefits reviews as 'a disaster for patients'

Doctors slam benefits reviews as 'a disaster for patients' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
GPs said they were 'overwhelmed' with patients seeking help with appeals after losing state support.
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We Already “Put Down” the Disabled! - National Right to Life News

We Already “Put Down” the Disabled! - National Right to Life News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
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We Already “Put Down” the Disabled!
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About 70% of his deaths did not involve terminally ill people, but disabled and despairing people.
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Government announces 'humiliating u-turn' on competition regulations in NHS

Government announces 'humiliating u-turn' on competition regulations in NHS | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
In an eleventh hour reversal, ministers withdrew controversial regulations governing competition in the NHS in what Labour described as a “humiliating u-turn.”
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Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' - Morning Star

Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Senior MPs warned yesterday that Britain's youth justice system is failing and making criminals of vulnerable children.

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Benefit cuts: The day of reckoning draws near

Benefit cuts: The day of reckoning draws near | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
April 2013 is D-day for literally millions of people who rely on welfare benefits or tax credits to help make ends meet.  Next month, a whole raft of cuts and changes to the benefits system start t...
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Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times

Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of children living in poverty in Horsham and the South Downs are missing out on free school meals, a charity has found.
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Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times

Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of children living in poverty in Horsham and the South Downs are missing out on free school meals, a charity has found.
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Who benefits from the NHS 'surplus'? Not the patients or staff

Who benefits from the NHS 'surplus'? Not the patients or staff | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Noel Plumridge: 'Surplus' is a misnomer. What NHS commissioners and regulatory bodies are doing is underspending

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Unions urge activists to join Bedroom Tax protests today - UnionNews

Unions urge activists to join Bedroom Tax protests today - UnionNews | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than fifty demonstrations are taking place around the UK to oppose Iain Duncan Smith's "shambolic" tax
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Real life stories from the Work Programme - DWP

Real life stories from the Work Programme - DWP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

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Hundreds of Sure Start centres have closed since election, says Labour

Hundreds of Sure Start centres have closed since election, says Labour | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Funding for children's centres in England has been cut by a third over two years, according to opposition figures

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Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns

Protests Against 'Cruel' Bedroom Tax Taking Place In 50 Towns | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Protests are taking place nationwide against a new "bedroom tax" that will cut benefits to people with a spare room.
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Bedroom Tax: Iain Duncan Smith's own aide tells of fears it will hit vulnerable

Bedroom Tax: Iain Duncan Smith's own aide tells of fears it will hit vulnerable | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ministers Owen Paterson and Alistair Burt and deputy chief whip John Randall have also asked what help is available for those struggling
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PIP – the new disability benefit – must be urgently reviewed

PIP – the new disability benefit – must be urgently reviewed | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Jane Young: Many people with significant mobility difficulties will lose their independence under the personal independence payment (20m? Seriously?
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Bill McClellan: Medicaid rules leave 89-year-old woman in a lurch - STLtoday.com

Bill McClellan: Medicaid rules leave 89-year-old woman in a lurch - STLtoday.com | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Bill McClellan: Medicaid rules leave 89-year-old woman in a lurch
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After she lost her home a couple of years ago, she moved in with a disabled niece on the city's North Side. It is a rough neighborhood.
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