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DWP just can't get its story straight re fake psych 'test'

DWP just can't get its story straight re fake psych 'test' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Last month, I revealed that the DWP was forcing jobseekers to take a fake psychometric 'test' - under threat of losing their benefits - as part of a sinister 'behavioural control' experiment on beh...
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Petition: Amend PIP rules so that mentally disabled adults can get a Blue parking Badge

Petition: Amend PIP rules so that mentally disabled adults can get a Blue parking Badge | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Currently rules on personal independence payments mean that mobility points, which allow people to access a Blue Badge for disabled parking, are allocated on a physical capacity to walk only not mental impairment.
This is demonstrably unrealistic & impacts both people with disabilities and carers.
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Theresa May just found a magic money tree to prop up her 'zombie' government, at the expense of 11 million families | The Canary

Theresa May just found a magic money tree to prop up her 'zombie' government, at the expense of 11 million families | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disgraceful
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Keep on shaking that tree, we've had enough of Austerity and won't fall for your lies anymore!!!!
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Jeremy Hunt: reveal secret NHS plans

Jeremy Hunt: reveal secret NHS plans | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I've signed the petition calling on Jeremy Hunt to publish secret NHS plans. Will you add your name?
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Important, please read and sign your health depends on it!
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Judicial review rules benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents

Judicial review rules benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The  Conservatives have been dealt a blow by a high court judgement today, which ruled that the government's highly controversial benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents with young children. The imposing of a benefit cap on tens of thousands of lone parents with children under the age of two is not only unlawful, it has…
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St Helens firm linked to production of materials on Grenfell Tower

St Helens firm linked to production of materials on Grenfell Tower | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A FIRM with a branch in St Helens has been linked to the production of the materials that covered the fire-devastated Grenfell Tower in London.
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Disability-related honours handed to special school heads and service-providers

Disability-related honours handed to special school heads and service-providers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Cabinet Office has defended the diversity of the UK honours system, despite the latest disability-related recipients being dominated by special school teachers and other professionals recognise…
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London 2012 legacy scheme questioned over links to local DPOs

London 2012 legacy scheme questioned over links to local DPOs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new research centre that plans to create a centre for “disability expertise” on the Olympic Park – as part of the London 2012 Paralympics legacy – has faced questions about its commitment to coll…
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New disabled MP was former campaigns officer for BCODP

New disabled MP was former campaigns officer for BCODP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the two disabled Labour MPs elected to parliament for the first time earlier this month is a former campaigns officer for the British Council of Disabled People (BCODP), it has emerged. Jare…
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Shock after inquest ignores ‘fitness for work’ and jobcentre concerns

Shock after inquest ignores ‘fitness for work’ and jobcentre concerns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A coroner has declined to explain why he failed to take evidence on the apparent links between the government’s “fitness for work” test and the death of a disabled north London man. An inquest into…
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Queen’s speech: May ‘abandons’ election pledge on access

Queen’s speech: May ‘abandons’ election pledge on access | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Conservative election promise to tackle some of the discrimination faced by disabled people appears to have been abandoned, with no mention of the pledge in yesterday’s Queen’s speech. The manife…
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Call on the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to withdraw from sponsorship deal with Capita

Call on the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to withdraw from sponsorship deal with Capita | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists' 2017 conference, taking place on Monday and Tuesday this week, has been sponsored by Capita, one of the private companies contracted to carry out Personal Independence Payments assessments.* I have written an open letter to the Royal College outlining why I think this is a terrible idea. I am…
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Dying Mi5 Agent Admits To Killing Princess Diana In Deathbed Confession

Dying Mi5 Agent Admits To Killing Princess Diana In Deathbed Confession | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Theresa May MP: Imprison or Deport the 3000 on the terrorist watchlist

Theresa May MP: Imprison or Deport the 3000 on the terrorist watchlist | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Our countries Security level is at an all time high of "CRITICAL" And troops are being deployed due to the threat of terrorism. Our security agencies currently have 3000 suspected terrorists under watch & costing taxpayers millions of pounds per year. Our security organisations ar
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Beware the Perils of Severe Hypoglycemia | Diabetes Health

Beware the Perils of Severe Hypoglycemia | Diabetes Health | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Share this:     Over 80 years ago, famed diabetologist Elliot Joslin said about the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes: “Ketoacidosis may kill a patient, but frequent hypoglycemic reactions will ruin him.”  Unfortunately, hypoglycemia continues to be the most difficult problem facing most patients, families, and caregivers who deal with the management of type 1 diabetes … Continue reading Beware the Perils of Severe Hypoglycemia →
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The problem is not tower blocks: it's capitalism and cost-cutting | Dawn Foster

The problem is not tower blocks: it's capitalism and cost-cutting | Dawn Foster | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ignore the calls for tower blocks to be pulled down in the wake of Grenfell. The real problem is safety and how willing companies are to risk lives to save money
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Enquiries launched to find missing man

Enquiries launched to find missing man | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
POLICE are making extensive enquiries to trace a 52-year-old man who has been missing since Wednesday morning.
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Disabled voter secures legal settlement over polling station discrimination

Disabled voter secures legal settlement over polling station discrimination | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A council will have to carry out an audit of disability access at every one of its polling stations, after agreeing to pay compensation to a wheelchair-user who was prevented from voting at electio…
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Agencies ‘should have been aware of risks faced by Lee Irving before his murder’

Agencies ‘should have been aware of risks faced by Lee Irving before his murder’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The agencies involved in supporting a disabled man who was imprisoned and tortured to death should have been aware of the risks posed by the people he was living with, according to an independent r…
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Woman left in her own urine has benefits slashed after ‘dishonest’ assessment report

Woman left in her own urine has benefits slashed after ‘dishonest’ assessment report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled woman left to sit in her own urine for two hours by a physiotherapist who was assessing her benefit claim has had her benefits slashed, after the assessor wrote a report she believes is …
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Queen’s speech: Government will consult on social care funding, but silence on needs of working-age disabled people… again

Queen’s speech: Government will consult on social care funding, but silence on needs of working-age disabled people… again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government has confirmed in the Queen’s speech that it plans to consult on its proposals to address the funding crisis affecting older people’s social care, but has again failed to make any men…
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Queen’s speech: Government appears to dump Mordaunt’s WCA election promise

Queen’s speech: Government appears to dump Mordaunt’s WCA election promise | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Tory election promise to “dismantle” the work capability assessment (WCA) through new legislation appears to have been abandoned, with the Queen’s speech containing no mention of any new social s…
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FACT CHECK: Retired MI5 Agent Confesses On Deathbed: ‘I Killed Princess Diana’?

FACT CHECK: Retired MI5 Agent Confesses On Deathbed: ‘I Killed Princess Diana’? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
No credible outlet reported that a retired MI5 agent confessed to assassinating Princess Diana in 1997.
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Last Remaining Police Station in Migrant-Dominated Swedish Suburbs Forced to Close

Last Remaining Police Station in Migrant-Dominated Swedish Suburbs Forced to Close | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The last remaining station in the no-go zone-plagued Järva area will be forced to close, police sources have said, due to lack of staff.
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Minister in cash row keeps £27,000 profit from sale of second home

Minister in cash row keeps £27,000 profit from sale of second home | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Treasury minister who said it was “morally wrong” to pay tradesmen
cash-in-hand is keeping thousands of pounds from the sale of his
taxpayer-funded second home.
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