Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's
82.5K views | +25 today
Follow
 
Scooped by britishroses
onto Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's
Scoop.it!

Achieve Your Potential Or Starve, The Government's Real Message To Young Disabled People

Achieve Your Potential Or Starve, The Government's Real Message To Young Disabled People | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Any campaign from this Government which claims to support disabled people should be viewed with suspicion and the latest offering from the DWP is no exception. The department yesterday put out a pr...
more...
No comment yet.
Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's
"Life of Disabled and Sick in the UK"
Curated by britishroses
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Trump falsley claims Obama didn't call families of dead soldiers while he was President

Trump falsley claims Obama didn't call families of dead soldiers while he was President | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has falsely claimed Barack Obama and other presidents did not call the families of US soldiers killed in action. The President’s statement comes days after four American Green Berets were killed during an ambush in Niger.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Secretary of State questioned on Universal Credit rollout - News from Parliament

Secretary of State questioned on Universal Credit rollout - News from Parliament | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Work and Pensions committee seeks evidence of successful Universal Credit rollout
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Thug glassed young father, 25, at a christening

Thug glassed young father, 25, at a christening | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Michael Banthorpe, 25, from Stockton-on-Tees, was having a quiet drink with his partner when Ryan Hamilton smashed a glass over his head.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Osborne admits: Labour did NOT cause the Great Recession

Osborne admits: Labour did NOT cause the Great Recession | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Took him long enough, didn’t it? He also admits that the Tories had promised to match Labour’s spending plans, in an interview with Andrew Neil for The Spectator’s Coffee House Sh…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Kuwaiti migrant raped woman on a riverbank, court hears as judge asks for pre-sentence report on his 'attitude towards women'

Kuwaiti migrant raped woman on a riverbank, court hears as judge asks for pre-sentence report on his 'attitude towards women' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Kuwaiti migrant raped a stranger on a riverbank just weeks after being granted legal status in the UK, a court heard, as a judge asked for a pre-sentence report about his "attitude towards women".
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

MPs have accused Tory ministers of hiding bad news about Universal Credit

MPs have accused Tory ministers of hiding bad news about Universal Credit | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

The Commons Work and Pensions Committee said the government had failed to reply to four of its letters demanding new statistics about the all-in-one benefit
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Royal Mail service slashed and shareholders paid £500,000 a day

Royal Mail service slashed and shareholders paid £500,000 a day | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

The lavish handouts will infuriate the 11,000 postal workers who have lost their jobs since the service was flogged on the cheap by the Tory and Lib Dem coalition
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Prince Harry meets 'amazingly brave' children with serious illnesses 

Prince Harry meets 'amazingly brave' children with serious illnesses  | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prince Harry has paid tribute to some of the bravest children in the country, saying support for them and their families is "desperately needed".
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Universal credit: DWP withholding bad news, says senior MP

Universal credit: DWP withholding bad news, says senior MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Frank Field, work and pensions committee chair, believes department has not revealed scale of problems with welfare changes
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Modern slavery referrals up 300% in UK due to improved identification

Modern slavery referrals up 300% in UK due to improved identification | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Increase included doubling of number of Vietnamese men used to farm cannabis since 2015, Salvation Army figures reveal
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Is the Fibro-fog in Fibromyalgia a Prelude to Dementia? - Health Rising

Is the Fibro-fog in Fibromyalgia a Prelude to Dementia? - Health Rising | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What a dread disease dementia is. At its worst dementia can result in the total loss of one’s personality: loved ones don’t register, reasoning is gone, even simple matters such as dressing and bathing require assistance. Even in its more moderate forms dementia can be all-encompassing causing memory loss, problems …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

An Over-The-Counter Allergy Drug Is Reversing Damage Done by Multiple Sclerosis

An Over-The-Counter Allergy Drug Is Reversing Damage Done by Multiple Sclerosis | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered that a standard allergy medication has the ability to stop the disintegration of myelin, a key aspect of MS.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Police launch urgent search for girl, 11, who vanished after leaving school

Police launch urgent search for girl, 11, who vanished after leaving school | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Police are urgently appealing to trace an 11-year-old girl who has been missing since leaving school. Leah Taylor was last seen in the Holderness Road area of Hull at around 12.10pm on Monday. Humberside Police are appealing for anyone who sees her or knows where she is to contact them immediately. “We’re appealing for help in locating missing 11-year-old Leah Taylor who was last seen leaving school,” a spokesperson said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

America Ferrara says she was sexually assaulted when she was NINE

America Ferrara says she was sexually assaulted when she was NINE | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ferrera, 33, said she lived with 'shame and guilt' over the attack for years afterwards and had to regularly see her abuser, who smiled and waved at her, 'expecting me to shut my mouth and smile back.'
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

World's Youngest Leader Elected - Vows To Destroy 'New World Order'

World's Youngest Leader Elected - Vows To Destroy 'New World Order' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The world's youngest world leader, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, has vowed to destroy the New World Order and leave the European Union. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

This is all the proof you need that the lying Tories have set targets for refusal of benefits

This is all the proof you need that the lying Tories have set targets for refusal of benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Watch (and more importantly, listen to) the following: It is unreasonable that the Tories are still claiming benefit assessments may only be recorded in an extremely limited way after so many years…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

10 Things I Wish People Knew About Living With Fibromyalgia

10 Things I Wish People Knew About Living With Fibromyalgia | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Monera Elise shares what she wishes other people knew about living with fibromyalgia.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Philip Hammond's Budget raid on older workers could 'spark Tork civil war'

Philip Hammond's Budget raid on older workers could 'spark Tork civil war' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Philip Hammond plans to cut tax relief for older and wealthier workers to fund tax breaks for employees in their 20s and 30s, it is claimed
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Epileptic people's lives at risk after almost half have disability benefits axed

Epileptic people's lives at risk after almost half have disability benefits axed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Almost half of the 15,000 epileptic people who claimed old-style disability benefits have had them axed altogether. Another 2,300 have had their benefit cut
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Mandarin who oversaw pension age rise retires at 61

Mandarin who oversaw pension age rise retires at 61 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sir Robert Devereux announced today that he is stepping down as the permanent secretary of the Department for Work and Pensions.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Andrew Lloyd Webber quits as Conservative peer

Andrew Lloyd Webber quits as Conservative peer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Theatre impresario, who was given peerage in 1997, says his busy schedule is incompatible with demands of House of Lords
britishroses's insight:
Good!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Preying on the weak and vulnerable

Preying on the weak and vulnerable | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The only English-language socialist daily newspaper in the world, published six days a week.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Disability Benefits Consortium

Disability Benefits Consortium | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tell us about your experience of claiming disability benefits
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

A Positive Prognosis For CFS/Fibromyalgia/POTS (Could It Help?) - Health Rising

A Positive Prognosis For CFS/Fibromyalgia/POTS (Could It Help?) - Health Rising | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Dan Neuffer had a severe case of ME/CFS, but after extensively researching the illness, Dan came up with his own protocol and eventually fully recovered.  Since then Dan has produced a website, and a book, and offers a coaching program that seeks to assist others to find their own pathway …
more...
No comment yet.