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DWP rules out changes to bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing

DWP rules out changes to bedroom tax | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions has insisted there will be no change to the bedroom tax following reports that Iain Duncan Smith has asked officials to look at how the policy will affect disabled people.
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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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This Is Fucking Vandalism, London's History And Culture Are Being Destroyed In The Name Of Greed

This Is Fucking Vandalism, London's History And Culture Are Being Destroyed In The Name Of Greed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Around 150 people joined a protest outside The Black Cap public house in Camden yesterday after it closed suddenly and without warning last week.  The long running LGBT venue opened in the 1960s, s...
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Sisters raped by paedophile dad warn of 'dementia defence' loophole

Sisters raped by paedophile dad warn of 'dementia defence' loophole | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The women warned that other abusers could use the same legal loophole as their dad Leslie Brookfield, 79, who chained them up, raped them and slaughtered their pets
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Official plans reveal David Cameron will axe 2,000 nurses if he stays in power

Official plans reveal David Cameron will axe 2,000 nurses if he stays in power | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband accused the Prime Minister of going back on his word to support the NHS after papers showed the reduction would save the Tories up to £86m
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I saw up close how an establishment closed ranks over the Janner affair | Jay Rayner

I saw up close how an establishment closed ranks over the Janner affair | Jay Rayner | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As a young reporter, I was given letters that might have helped make a case against the MP for child abuse
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Tories risk 1MILLION families' free school meals

Tories risk 1MILLION families' free school meals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary says the Government’s new Universal Credit could have a devastating impact on family finances
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Robert Reich takes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership - YouTube

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Years of ESA suffering and deaths for just 3% drop in awards

Years of ESA suffering and deaths for just 3% drop in awards | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news
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'Cruel Tory IDS doesn't care that I'll be prisoner in my own home'

'Cruel Tory IDS doesn't care that I'll be prisoner in my own home' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis so severe she cannot walk or use her hands, Mary Laver's Independent Living Fund lifeline is being snatched away
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This blind man and his pal with no arms may be world's most dynamic disabled duo

This blind man and his pal with no arms may be world's most dynamic disabled duo | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The pair, who have been friends since childhood and live in the same village, agree that, "When we work, two become one"
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General Election 2015: Cameron is trying to 'duck, weave and dive' his way back into Downing Street, says Miliband

General Election 2015: Cameron is trying to 'duck, weave and dive' his way back into Downing Street, says Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has been accused by Labour of trying to “duck, weave and dive” his way back into Downing Street by refusing to defend his record in a head-to-head debate with Ed Miliband.
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​Zero-hour contracts shouldn’t be scrapped, just rebranded – Tory minister

​Zero-hour contracts shouldn’t be scrapped, just rebranded – Tory minister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Controversial zero-hour contracts need to be rebranded because the term is inaccurate and adds to ‘scare stories,’ according to Tory Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith.
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​Israeli confiscation of ‘absentee’ Palestinian properties upheld by Supreme Court

​Israeli confiscation of ‘absentee’ Palestinian properties upheld by Supreme Court | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has upheld a controversial law which allows Israel to confiscate the property of so-called “absentee” Palestinian owners, residing in territories not under full Israeli control. Judges hope the state won’t abuse the legislation.
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Sturgeon: SNP won't be a destructive force in Westminster, 19/04/2015, The Andrew Marr Show - BBC One

Sturgeon: SNP won't be a destructive force in Westminster, 19/04/2015, The Andrew Marr Show - BBC One | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP won't be a destructive force in Westminster
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Last-ditch drive to get ‘missing million’ voters back on register

Last-ditch drive to get ‘missing million’ voters back on register | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

YourGovernment is attacked over the changes in registering that left many off electoral roll

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Your voice counts and can make a difference, but only if you register to vote and vote. You have until midnight tomorrow Monday 20 April 2015, to register, don't loose this opportunity. Together we CAN make a difference!

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Mum responds to cruel note left on her disabled daughter's car

Mum responds to cruel note left on her disabled daughter's car | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mother Corinna Skorpenske has a powerful message for the person who left the note
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Zero-hours jobs stink – whatever you call them | Barbara Ellen

Zero-hours jobs stink – whatever you call them | Barbara Ellen | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith is mistaken if he thinks that zero-hours contracts just require a change of name
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Mum locks girls in room at night so she can live with child abuser

Mum locks girls in room at night so she can live with child abuser | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Their grandmother is appalled that social workers allowed him to move in - with one ‘safety’ factor being he would have to climb over the mum to get to them
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Great Britain Is Owned And Run By 5 Billionaires - Who Are They? - Educate Inspire Change

Great Britain Is Owned And Run By 5 Billionaires - Who Are They? - Educate Inspire Change | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Corporations run our government. There are 5 billionaires who run our media, and they have huge power in our democracy forcing political parties to prioritise their wishes over those of the British public.
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Tory economic policy has cost every household at least £4,000 - and aims to take more

Tory economic policy has cost every household at least £4,000 - and aims to take more | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you're thinking, "That headline isn't news", you're right. It is, however, the main point troubling Professor Simon Wren-Lewis in his latest Mainly Macro blog article. He states that Tory chance...
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Here's a REAL Banksy painting about UKIP

Here's a REAL Banksy painting about UKIP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vox Political is indebted to a commenter (who will remain nameless) who wrote in after this blog published the modified Banksy picture commenting on UKIP. The photograph was quickly revealed to be ...
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Couple who live in car back on track thanks to kind businessman

Couple who live in car back on track thanks to kind businessman | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Philip and Victoria Sherlock have been sleeping in their Ford Focus for three months after Philip lost his job and they were forced to leave their home
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Vote for your life – “dramatic”, "life-changing" cuts are coming

Vote for your life – “dramatic”, "life-changing" cuts are coming | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news
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***URGENT***

 

If you receive DLA/PIP,  ESA, Carers Allowance, etc. this is something you need to read you and your children's lives depend on it!

 

Remember: Anyone can become disabled and or chronically sick and disabled at anytime.

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Era of loneliness? More than 66% of British adults are lonely

Era of loneliness? More than 66% of British adults are lonely | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of adults in the UK feel lonely as social interaction appears to be on the decline. Younger people who use social media and technology daily experience the most loneliness, a study has found.
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​TTIP vs Democracy: London activists to resist controversial EU-US trade deal

​TTIP vs Democracy: London activists to resist controversial EU-US trade deal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds of political activists will gather in London on Saturday to protest a controversial EU-US trade agreement campaigners warn will enhance corporate power, and promote the privatization of vital public services.
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Canada charges four British sailors with sexual assault in Nova Scotia

Incident allegedly occurred in Shearwater, Nova Scotia, on Thursday where sailors were taking part in hockey tournament with Canadian armed forces
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