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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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The economy works for the wealthy and powerful not hardworking Brits

The economy works for the wealthy and powerful not hardworking Brits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Political editor Kevin Maguire says that despite a Twitter charm offensive David Cameron is selling out British people
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'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions

'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Amelia Gentleman: David Clapson was found dead last year after his benefits were stopped on the grounds that he wasn't taking the search for work seriously. He had an empty stomach, and just £3.44 to his name. Now thousands of other vulnerable claimants are being left in similar by the government's tough new welfare sanctions
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East coast rail has been too successful – quick, privatise it

East coast rail has been too successful – quick, privatise it | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: First thoughts: Being publicly owned doesn’t fit the free-market dogma that dictates that the railway must be a rip-off, fragmented mess
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New Statesman | Rachel Reeves interview: A Miliband loyalist fights back

New Statesman | Rachel Reeves interview: A Miliband loyalist fights back | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The shadow work and pensions secretary warns those who brief against the Labour leader: "The only people it serves are our political opponents."
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Breaking: MoJ to press ahead with criminal legal aid reforms

Breaking: MoJ to press ahead with criminal legal aid reforms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Justice will press ahead with two-tier contracts for criminal legal aid and implement a second fee reduction of up to 8.75% next summer.
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Many elderly 'struggle' at home

Many elderly 'struggle' at home | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests.
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New Statesman | Rachel Reeves: Tory MPs apologised to me over "incredibly rude" Duncan Smith

New Statesman | Rachel Reeves: Tory MPs apologised to me over "incredibly rude" Duncan Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow work and pensions secretary says Conservative MPs apologised to her over Duncan Smith's claim that she had not bothered to vote. 
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DWP demands work fitness test on teen with mental age of five

DWP demands work fitness test on teen with mental age of five | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
From the Telegraph and Argus: THE mother of a severely-disabled Bradford teenager with a mental age of five is facing the prospect of a 12-month delay in receiving some of her benefits while an ass...
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Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement

Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than a third of people with degenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis are having their benefits slashed because the Department for Work and Pensions deems they will recover enough to look for work.
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#CameronMustGo: How worried should David Cameron be about Twitter bullies? - Telegraph

#CameronMustGo: How worried should David Cameron be about Twitter bullies? - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Twitter hashtag, #CameronMustGo, has been trending for five days on the site with more than 300,000 interactions around it. Radhika Sanghani shines a light on the campaign's sinister side
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We should cash-bomb the people - not the banks

We should cash-bomb the people - not the banks | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: Juncker’s new fund will do little to head off Europe’s lost decade, as Friedman and Keynes would agree
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UN role for Cameron’s mate Lansley would be ‘appalling’ | Lindsey Hilsum on International Affairs | Lindsey Hilsum on International Affairs

UN role for Cameron’s mate Lansley would be ‘appalling’ | Lindsey Hilsum on International Affairs | Lindsey Hilsum on International Affairs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A chorus of concern is growing at the prospect of David Cameron's former Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley being put forward for a senior humanitarian role at the United Nations.
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We must support all people with autism

We must support all people with autism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: We believe every person with autism deserves to be supported in a way that helps them to thrive and achieve
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‘We must stop learning disabled people being dumped in waste bins of life’

‘We must stop learning disabled people being dumped in waste bins of life’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Saba Salman: As a new report paves the way for the closure of Winterbourne-View-style units, where 2,600 people with learning disabilities are being treated, their families are fighting to bring them home
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Disabled people don’t matter to politicians. To change that we must vote

Disabled people don’t matter to politicians. To change that we must vote | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sharon Brennan: Support for disabled people has for too long been an easy cut to make. Operation Disabled Vote aims to change that
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Children in care hits a record high after Baby P

Children in care hits a record high after Baby P | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of children in care has risen to a record level following the death of Baby P and a spate of child exploitation scandals. The National Audit Office said care system has not improved under Coalition.
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Disability Counts and Operation Disabled Vote

Disability Counts and Operation Disabled Vote | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Operation Disabled Vote is a vital campaign to get more people registered to vote. New Approach have begun a complimentary site DisabilityCounts.Info, where we will rate the Parties' policies on th...
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About Hear my voice

About Hear my voice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Politics matters. It has an extraordinary impact on everyday life. It’s time we told politicians: “Hear my voice!”
At the 2015 General Election our votes will help decide the people who will run our
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BBC finally reports on #CameronMustGo - and makes a mess of it

BBC finally reports on #CameronMustGo - and makes a mess of it | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yes, it's true. #BBCtrending has finally deigned to notice what - according to its own report - six million of us have already realised: That a hashtag campaign on Twitter called #CameronMustGo is ...
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Its Christmas sanction time... - The Poor Side of Life

Its Christmas sanction time... - The Poor Side of Life | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What more dire comment on the Coalition government and Iain Duncan Smith's DWP do you need, other than this, from The Poor Side of Life? Yes it's that time of year. The run up to Christmas. The tim...
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BBC forced to admit #CameronMustGo is trending | ilegal

BBC forced to admit #CameronMustGo is trending | ilegal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
#BBCtrending: How did one political hashtag dominate the week in Britain?By BBC TrendingWhat's popular and whyA political slogan calling for the ousting of the Prime Minister David Cameron has
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Ask 'Save the Children' to revoke their annual Global Legacy Award given to Tony Blair

Ask 'Save the Children' to revoke their annual Global Legacy Award given to Tony Blair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tony Blair was awarded the "global legacy award" by Save the Children US. Apparently this is for his "commitment to Africa".

But the former prime minister is central to Sir John Chilcot's inquiry into Britain’s controversial and protracted war in Iraq.

Earlier this month, it emerged that Blair had signed a multimillion pound contract with a Saudi Arabian oil company in 2010 to broker secret deals on the firm’s behalf with Chinese state officials. The revelation raises serious questions...
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Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I doubt whether they talk much about the King of the Visigoths in Labour Party circles. Or anywhere else, for that matter. Yet it was that long-forgotten ruler of 7th-century Spain who in AD681 proclaimed his "Ervigian Code". Among other laws, that raft of measures enshrined state anti-Semitism. It would set the tone for the exclusion or persecution of Jews in Europe for centuries to come.
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He looks no different than the majority "normal" unlike Cameron and his cronies who look like they've got something stuck up their ass as they attempt to look down their noses at the majority.
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David Cameron admits NHS is under pressure

David Cameron admits NHS is under pressure | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PM says accident and emergency units are 0.3% behind their target of 95% of patients waiting no more than four hours
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Ferguson brave: Female manager defends her business from looters (VIDEO)

Ferguson brave: Female manager defends her business from looters (VIDEO) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Video has surfaced out of Ferguson, Missouri showing a brief but tense impasse that ends with a mask-clad looter standing down to a female pizza shop employee as nearby businesses burn to the ground.
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