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Work Programme finds jobs for just 20 people out of 9,500, report by Commons Public Accounts Committee of MPs reveals

Work Programme finds jobs for just 20 people out of 9,500, report by Commons Public Accounts Committee of MPs reveals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Of 9,500 people moved off disability benefits and on to the flagship Work Programme, just 20 have found a job lasting more than three months
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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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Schools illegally excluding children with autism - SEN Magazine

Schools illegally excluding children with autism - SEN Magazine | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
SEN Magazine provides news, articles, essays and information on all aspects of the Special Needs sector. Articles offer information on helping, coping and working with children and adults with disabilities such as Dyslexia, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and also offers advice on therapies and services available.
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Maximus scandalises Australia - how long before it does the same in the UK?

Maximus scandalises Australia - how long before it does the same in the UK? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On the day when people are mobilising to protest against the appointment of Maximus to replace Atos as the principle company responsible for ensuring people can't get sickness and disability benefi...
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Churches call government welfare sanctions 'inhumane and un-Christian'

Churches call government welfare sanctions 'inhumane and un-Christian' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Report by religious leaders says Department of Work and Pensions targets vulnerable families to make ideological cuts under guise of regulations
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'Affordable rent' in London hits £1,000 per month on new builds | News | Inside Housing

'Affordable rent' in London hits £1,000 per month on new builds | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Sell, Sell, Sell! Maximus Share Prices Could Tumble After Welfare To Work Scandal Rocks Australia

Sell, Sell, Sell! Maximus Share Prices Could Tumble After Welfare To Work Scandal Rocks Australia | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A damning documentary exposing the shoddy behaviour of Maximus and the welfare-to-work sector in Australia could lead to a drop in the company's share price according to one stockmarlet analyst. Th...
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Union flag to be plastered across Scottish bridges and roads with message 'Paid for by the UK taxpayer' to counter independence | Daily Mail Online

Union flag to be plastered across Scottish bridges and roads with message 'Paid for by the UK taxpayer' to counter independence | Daily Mail Online | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers will announce tomorrow the plan to brand roads, flood defences and broadband hubs with the message ‘Funded by the UK Government’ to hammer home the benefits of the 300-year-old union.
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Legislative amendments from the Labour Party effectively constrain Tory plans to fast-track the fracking industry.

Legislative amendments from the Labour Party effectively constrain Tory plans to fast-track the fracking industry. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In Government, the Labour Party led the way on an international level as the first nation to put climate change at the heart of the G8 and to call a United Nations Security Council meeting on clima...
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Protesters to highlight ‘unacceptable’ failure by NAS on human rights case

Protesters to highlight ‘unacceptable’ failure by NAS on human rights case | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A major UK disability charity is coming under increasing pressure for refusing to criticise an Irish care organisation accused of breaching the human rights of a young disabled man. Disabled activi...
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Two claimants take legal action over their months in the PIP queue

Two claimants take legal action over their months in the PIP queue | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two disabled people who spent months waiting to be assessed for the new disability benefit have secured the chance to take legal action against the government over the delays they and thousands of ...
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Thousands of hotels are breaching basic access rules, says disabled peer

Thousands of hotels are breaching basic access rules, says disabled peer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Four disabled peers have called on the hotel industry to do far more to improve access for their customers. The debate in the House of Lords heard from the disabled peers Baroness [Celia] Thomas, B...
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Election watchdog’s easy-read ‘insult to disabled people’

Election watchdog’s easy-read ‘insult to disabled people’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The election watchdog has been accused of delivering an “insult to disabled people”, after it admitted failing to produce easy-read guidance to help self-advocacy organisations avoid breaking new l...
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Undercover cop infiltrated construction union

Undercover cop infiltrated construction union | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Activists believe personal information gathered by Mark Jenner was used by industry bosses to blacklist workers who raised health and safety concerns
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The Jobs Game - Four Corners

The Jobs Game - Four Corners | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
23rd February 2015 Unemployment in Australia is at its highest in 12 years.
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Tory legal aid cuts may have fatally undermined access to justice

Tory legal aid cuts may have fatally undermined access to justice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour's Sadiq Khan has admitted that he cannot find the cash to reverse the cuts to legal aid inflicted by Conservative Justice Secretary (and legal ignoramus) Chris 'Failing' Grayling. Grayling h...
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Tory restrictions on judicial review to be ended by a Labour government

Tory restrictions on judicial review to be ended by a Labour government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conservative Party changes that meant the public were effectively forbidden from questioning government decisions will be scrapped if Labour is elected in May, according to Shadow Justice Secretary...
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Open Letter to Iain Duncan Smith – Maximus Contract » DPAC

Open Letter to Iain Duncan Smith – Maximus Contract » DPAC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Not all women are created equal | Victoria Coren Mitchell

Not all women are created equal | Victoria Coren Mitchell | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Please don’t inflict Rachel Reeves’s superwoman work ethic on the rest of us feebler mortals
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2015 | A Letter a Day to Number 10

2015 | A Letter a Day to Number 10 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Labour plan to extend their excellent animal welfare policies

Labour plan to extend their excellent animal welfare policies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I have often said that a person’s attitude towards animals is a pretty good indication of their attitude towards people, too. Valuing and respecting the right to life, and ensuring freedom from cru...
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Maximus will face nationwide protests on first day as ‘fitness for work’ provider

Maximus will face nationwide protests on first day as ‘fitness for work’ provider | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The controversial new provider of the government’s “fitness for work” test will be greeted with protests in more than 25 towns and cities across England, Scotland and Wales as it starts to deliver ...
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Harper caught out again after claiming proof of ‘jobs miracle’

Harper caught out again after claiming proof of ‘jobs miracle’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A minister has been accused of trying to cover up an embarrassing fall in the number of disabled people in work, after he issued a misleading press release about the government’s “jobs miracle”. Ma...
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DWP dismisses second call by advisers to double size of work scheme

DWP dismisses second call by advisers to double size of work scheme | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers have failed to implement recommendations made nearly two years ago by their own advisers on how to improve the Access to Work (AtW) employment programme, including a vital call to double ...
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Inquiry finds hundreds died ‘non-natural’ deaths following detention

Inquiry finds hundreds died ‘non-natural’ deaths following detention | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled activists have backed the findings of a major inquiry that concluded that serious flaws within the mental health and criminal justice systems were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of...
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