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Site of the resistance to the War on Welfare
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*****We only need a 1,400 more signatures, but time is also running out; could you please sign to help our most vulnerable in society, disabled and sick people who need and deserve our help?

 

Don't forget to verify you signature via the email you will receive and ask your family and friends to sign also. Thank you for all of your hel and support!

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Operation Disabled Vote: Millions have power to change politics

Operation Disabled Vote: Millions have power to change politics | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Real Britain columnist Ros Wynne-Jones says the mass registration of voters could see political parties take steps to improve the lot of disabled people
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#CameronMustGo

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Cerebral Palsy - Tegan's Story - YouTube

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Fantastic!

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Important Information: DWP Finally Admits To ESA Sanction Safeguarding Policy

Important Information: DWP Finally Admits To ESA Sanction Safeguarding Policy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sickness benefit claimants with a mental health condition who have been forced to attend the Work Programme should not have their benefits sanctioned without a face to face meeting first the DWP ha...
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David Cameron might find a poker in his bottom

David Cameron might find a poker in his bottom | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Even Plantagenet kings could not govern without the will of the people, says Sunday People political editor Nigel Nelson. David Cameron could learn a thing or two from them
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Criminal justice system still failing on disability hate crime, says report

Criminal justice system still failing on disability hate crime, says report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The criminal justice system has failed yet again to take the action needed to address its failings in dealing with disability hate crime, according to a new report.Two years ago, HM Crown Prosecuti...
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Cameron downgrades minister for disabled people

Cameron downgrades minister for disabled people | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The new government has downgraded the importance of the role of the minister for disabled people, just days after winning the general election.The ministerial post had previously been a junior mini...
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DWP in dirty tricks row after abusive comments about disabled ex-MP

DWP in dirty tricks row after abusive comments about disabled ex-MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is mired in a dirty tricks row after an anonymous comment that mirrored tabloid scrounger rhetoric – and attacked a disabled former Labour MP – was sent f...
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Ignorant little bastards!

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Artwork outside Hardshaw Centre causes storm

Artwork outside Hardshaw Centre causes storm | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PASSERS-BY this morning had their attention grabbed by a piece of artwork left outside the Hardshaw Centre entrance.
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Campaigner celebrates second victory in battle over court discrimination

Campaigner celebrates second victory in battle over court discrimination | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled campaigner has succeeded in proving that he was discriminated against – twice – by the courts service.Doug Paulley, a wheelchair-user, has taken a string of cases against public bodies a...
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Do you really want Tories to reintroduce slavery by the back door? Please share #HumanRights #BillOfRights #slavery #slave #workfare #workprogramme

Do you really want Tories to reintroduce slavery by the back door? Please share #HumanRights #BillOfRights #slavery #slave #workfare #workprogramme | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
You'll be aware that there have been many legal challenges against Workfare/The Work Programme/Mandatory Work Activity, on the basis that they are slave labour schemes. The Department for Work and ...
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Burnham set to win further support among Miliband allies

Burnham set to win further support among Miliband allies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lucy Powell and Neil Kinnock expected to endorse Labour leadership frontrunner. 
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Re-Think Pre-Paid Benefit Cards

Re-Think Pre-Paid Benefit Cards | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This plan is ridiculous, degrading and a breach of our human rights.

Not allowing us to have any cash at all is an unwise and unworkable idea, because some things do require cash, e.g. travelling on the bus, buying fresh vegetables and fruit from a farmer's market, using vending machines, using a trolley at the supermarket, buying second-hand clothes from a car boot sale.

The poor often buy second-hand goods in charity shops, car boot sales and Ebay. Many buy books and worksheets for...
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This Brief Glimpse Into Severe Autism Will Break Your Heart — And Give You Hope!

This Brief Glimpse Into Severe Autism Will Break Your Heart — And Give You Hope! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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David Starkey launches scathing attack on Amal Clooney for over-promoting human rights

David Starkey launches scathing attack on Amal Clooney for over-promoting human rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Amal Clooney is widely regarded as one of the most engaging and successful barristers in international law.
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Peter Harrison, Head of Service: Bring Chris Home - out of hospital and near his family who love him

Peter Harrison, Head of Service: Bring Chris Home - out of hospital and near his family who love him | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
My 22 year-old son Chris is a wonderful person. He has severe autism and a learning disability but to us he is just Chris - funny, lively, handsome .
Like any other young man his age he has never-ending energy - he wants exciting things to do, action, to be with his brother, Luke. But unlike most other young men, Chris has been living in a secure hospital since 2011 . We kept trying to make plans for Chris when he was at school but we were never listened to. We were told there was nowhere f
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Please take a second to sign this petition and help to bring this young home!

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Brothers ‘making good progress’ after post-election heart operation

Brothers ‘making good progress’ after post-election heart operation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A pioneering disabled Labour politician has been admitted to hospital for a major heart operation, just days after fighting a general election campaign.Emily Brothers (pictured) is believed to have...
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Fresh fears on rights as Tory MEPs vote against anti-discrimination laws

Fresh fears on rights as Tory MEPs vote against anti-discrimination laws | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Fresh doubts have been cast on the Conservative government’s commitment to human rights and the UN disability convention, after the party’s MEPs voted against calls for new European laws that would...
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Award-winning campaigner to set up food bank just for disabled people

Award-winning campaigner to set up food bank just for disabled people | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A user-led organisation is to set up a food bank solely for disabled people in east London, after being overwhelmed by requests for help in the wake of five years of government “austerity”.Julie Ja...
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Sadly, there aren't enough people like this in the world anymore because if there was then No food banks would be needed and the fact that sick and disabled people are dying and starving right here in the United Kingdom is disgraceful and shows the sorry state of humanity for allowing it to happen!

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This Female Student Was Murdered On Campus, And Men's Rights Activists Are Celebrating

"this young woman’s death serves a purpose. She 'Took one for the team.'”
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Anger after equality campaign rewards Premier League club that fails access test

Anger after equality campaign rewards Premier League club that fails access test | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled campaigners are furious that an organisation that fights discrimination in football has given a prestigious equality award to one of the world’s richest football clubs, Chelsea, despite it...
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What impact does the rising employment rate have on poverty? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

What impact does the rising employment rate have on poverty? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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David Cameron can't keep blaming it all on the Liberal Democrats

David Cameron can't keep blaming it all on the Liberal Democrats | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Now he doesn't have those pesky Liberal Democrats to blame, David Cameron will soon find that his migration policies are a political and legal headache. 
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Osborne has as much chance of a budget surplus in 2018 as of the Titanic resurfacing

Osborne has as much chance of a budget surplus in 2018 as of the Titanic resurfacing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Landlords supporting tenants to appeal the bedroom tax? Play 20 questions and get the single malt out!

Landlords supporting tenants to appeal the bedroom tax? Play 20 questions and get the single malt out! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The stunning bedroom tax appeal win that saw a father win a right to a bedroom for the shared care of his son is significant for so many reasons. On a legal basis the judge gave very cogent argumen...
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