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IDS and too many other ministers are having their way by playing 'fast and loose' with the facts

IDS and too many other ministers are having their way by playing 'fast and loose' with the facts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It seems the Conservative Party is doing exactly as many of us feared, and using the attack in Woolwich on Wednesday to revive its proposals for laws to snoop on the emails and social media communi...
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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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If the Tories win on Thursday TWO million hungry people will need food banks

If the Tories win on Thursday TWO million hungry people will need food banks | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
 
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Celebrities including Paul O'Grady and Ronnie O'Sullivan are backing Ed Miliband

Celebrities including Paul O'Grady and Ronnie O'Sullivan are backing Ed Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The celebrities, who also included actors Jason Isaacs, Michelle Collins and Matthew Horne, were speaking at a rally in London
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The Sunday People endorses Ed Miliband to be the next prime minister of the UK

The Sunday People endorses Ed Miliband to be the next prime minister of the UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Sunday People has been polling its readers every week for three months on the kind of government they want to see after the General Election. And it's one led by Ed Miliband
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The Guardian view: Britain needs a new direction, Britain needs Labour

The Guardian view: Britain needs a new direction, Britain needs Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
From the Guardian editorial today: On Labour party leader Ed Miliband - ‘He has resilience and, above all, a strong sense of what is just.’ Election 2015 poses some profound questions for this coun...
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Six years on, Trailblazers go back undercover on buses, trains and taxis

Six years on, Trailblazers go back undercover on buses, trains and taxis | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Young disabled campaigners are to go undercover across the UK to find out whether access to public transport has improved since they carried out a “damning” study six years ago.Members of the Trail...
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Victory for Vox Political: DWP ordered to give details of benefit-related deaths

Victory for Vox Political: DWP ordered to give details of benefit-related deaths | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions has been ordered to disclose the number of Incapacity Benefit and ESA claimants who have died between November 2011 and May 2014. The ruling comes from the Info...
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ELECTION 2015: Lib Dem president’s bus horror ‘proves need for new law’

ELECTION 2015: Lib Dem president’s bus horror ‘proves need for new law’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The disabled president of the Liberal Democrats has complained of her “outrageous” treatment by a conductor who refused to ask a young dad to move his child’s buggy from the wheelchair space on a n...
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ELECTION 2015: Harper suggests backing for mental health treatment sanctions

ELECTION 2015: Harper suggests backing for mental health treatment sanctions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tory minister for disabled people appears to have accidentally admitted what many disabled activists feared: that a Conservative government would cut the out-of-work benefits of people with men...
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Iain Duncan Smith in sanctions call after failing to turn up to his hustings

Iain Duncan Smith in sanctions call after failing to turn up to his hustings | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sister of David Clapson, the diabetic ex-soldier who died after having his benefits cut, was there to protest and said Tory ministers were too scared to defend their record
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Pension Wise will make people Pound Foolish | Benefits in the Future

Pension Wise will make people Pound Foolish | Benefits in the Future | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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10 heartbreaking reasons people were forced to rely on foodbanks

10 heartbreaking reasons people were forced to rely on foodbanks | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Trussell Trust users lost their benefits after missing appointments or not looking for work. Some of the reasons they gave were tragic
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Green Party brings the welfare war to Iain Duncan Smith's Tudor mansion

Green Party brings the welfare war to Iain Duncan Smith's Tudor mansion | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Angry protesters outside the Tory minister's sprawling Grade-II listed home said his policies have 'thrown millions into poverty'
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ELECTION 2015: Greens agree to debate their backing for assisted suicide

ELECTION 2015: Greens agree to debate their backing for assisted suicide | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Green party has agreed to take part in a public debate with disabled activists on its pledge to legalise assisted suicide.The challenge to debate the issue came from a leading member of the ant...
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1,000 shocking reasons why you can't trust the Tories with the NHS

1,000 shocking reasons why you can't trust the Tories with the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

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The first 200 of our stories from patients, medical staff and police of a Health Service struggling under the weight of Cameron's cuts and bungled reforms
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General election 2015: Bury the Bedroom Tax in memory of those killed by it

General election 2015: Bury the Bedroom Tax in memory of those killed by it | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Sunday People has led the campaign to scrap the cruel levy which has left a trail of death, destition and misery in its wake
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Welfare cuts and soaring rents have pushed 50,000 families out of London in the last three years

Welfare cuts and soaring rents have pushed 50,000 families out of London in the last three years | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 50,000 families have been silently shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years, an investigation by The Independent can reveal.
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Where has Iain Duncan Smith gone? Tory axeman nowhere to be seen campaign trail

Where has Iain Duncan Smith gone? Tory axeman nowhere to be seen campaign trail | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Like kids’ cartoon character Where’s Wally, the quiet man of politics is hard to spot in the run up to the General Election
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DPAC defends its left-wing stance, and anti-hate campaigns

DPAC defends its left-wing stance, and anti-hate campaigns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The grassroots anti-austerity group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) has strongly defended its policy of backing campaigns that do not focus solely on fighting for disabled people’s fundamental ...
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Disabled peer calls on wheelchair-users to demand NHS improvements

Disabled peer calls on wheelchair-users to demand NHS improvements | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of Britain’s greatest Paralympic athletes has called on wheelchair-users to back a new push to transform wheelchair services across England.Retired Paralympic legend Baroness [Tanni] Grey-Thomp...
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ELECTION 2015: Coalition has led to in-work ‘discrimination, harassment and hardship’

ELECTION 2015: Coalition has led to in-work ‘discrimination, harassment and hardship’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled workers have faced deteriorating attitudes from employers, cuts to their legal protection, and “disintegrating” long-term job prospects under the last four years of the coalition governmen...
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NHS ‘has wasted more than a year’ on latest bid to improve wheelchair services

NHS ‘has wasted more than a year’ on latest bid to improve wheelchair services | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The NHS has been accused of spending more than a year on its latest bid to improve wheelchair services, while producing nothing but two conferences and a series of working groups.Critics also fear ...
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Glasgow estates visited by Iain Duncan Smith hurt by his policies 13 years on

Glasgow estates visited by Iain Duncan Smith hurt by his policies 13 years on | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Easterhouse estate was chosen by IDS to announce 'Compassionate Conservatism' in 2002 when he was Tory leader but his reforms have only brought hardship
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Tax the pension - the latest DWP dastardley trick they want to keep secret!

Tax the pension - the latest DWP dastardley trick they want to keep secret! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I paraphrase. Dear Oldie, This beneficent Tory government will allow you to do what you like with YOUR pension and we will no longer require you buy an annuity. It is YOUR pension dear very much wa...
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Descent to a living hell

Descent to a living hell | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As we enter the final week before the General Election, the campaigns are entering critical phases, but the media are now very closely in step with the Tories, there is nothing between them, they a...
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Jobless with big families could lose benefits: Osborne vows to slash £10bn from welfare bill

Jobless with big families could lose benefits: Osborne vows to slash £10bn from welfare bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Writing in the Daily Mail Chancellor George Osborne and Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith unveil the radical proposal as part of their plans to slash the welfare budget.
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