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Whistle-stop care still puts vulnerable at risk

Whistle-stop care still puts vulnerable at risk | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of Britain's councils are still giving elderly and vulnerable people controversial "whistle-stop" home visits which the Government previously branded inhumane.
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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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Delay in decision on ESA deaths - to influence the election?

Delay in decision on ESA deaths - to influence the election? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Readers of this blog may recall that This Writer has been in dispute with the Department for Work and Pensions over its refusal to supply information on the number of people claiming Employment and...
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The SNP's great poverty betrayal

The SNP's great poverty betrayal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The poorest Scottish people are losing public services due to a Council Tax freeze by the SNP-run Scottish government, while £1 billion provided by the Westminster government to alleviate poverty h...
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In language and action, there's a new brutalism in Westminster | Will Hutton

In language and action, there's a new brutalism in Westminster | Will Hutton | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Will Hutton: George Osborne is not interested in helping people. His purpose is political positioning
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How the Tories dehumanise low-paid families – or should I say ‘benefit units’ | Zoe Williams

How the Tories dehumanise low-paid families – or should I say ‘benefit units’ | Zoe Williams | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Forcing parents on the minimum wage to work more hours is removing their dignity
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Poverty in the UK is as bad as the 1940s | Jo Tunnard and Tricia Zipfel

Poverty in the UK is as bad as the 1940s | Jo Tunnard and Tricia Zipfel | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Our study shows the poor are being demonised and welfare support dismantled. We need politicians to be brave and shape policies to create a kinder, more equal society
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The Rich List vs reality

The Rich List vs reality | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The wealth of Britain's 1,000 richest could buy houses for all the homeless people in London
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Thousands of sick and disabled people have lost their lives thanks to the Tory welfare reforms, and the rich get richer. children are going hungry, over a million are having to turn to food banks to feed themselves and their children, people freezing to death because they can not afford to heat their homes or even a room; the list goes on and on and there is absolutely NO Excuse for any of this or the myth of Austerity that is batted around and used to take from the bottom of society on up and the majority and MOST VULNERABLE suffer even die while the Richest get richer this is TORY Britain and it is wong and time to put a stop to it. #‎ToriesTakeFromThePoorGiveToTheRich‬ ‪#‎ToriesMustGo‬ ‪#‎EdForChange‬

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After Years Of Misdiagnoses In An Institution, Larry Was Rescued By His Sister

After Years Of Misdiagnoses In An Institution, Larry Was Rescued By His Sister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Locked up and institutionalized at 8 years old, Larry went through a variety of diagnoses, from clinically insane to schizophrenic. He was eventually diagnosed with autism, but remained institutionalized until he was 20 years old — when his sister Sally rescued him from his confinement and brought him home to live with her.
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Retracing Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier to uncover shocking modern poverty

Retracing Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier to uncover shocking modern poverty | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 years from Orwell's book on the effects of Great Depression, we find soul-destroying hardship – unemployment, hunger, hypothermia and child poverty
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Britain's military in chaos due to major troops shortage blamed on David Cameron

Britain's military in chaos due to major troops shortage blamed on David Cameron | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New MoD figures show the three services are short of nearly 6,400 trained personnel, more than 4,000 of them soldiers
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This is the best thing about this country. Pass this on if you agree:

This is the best thing about this country. Pass this on if you agree: | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This video explains why
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Conservative unemployment claims questioned - BBC News

Conservative unemployment claims questioned - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conservative claims that unemployment in some areas has fallen by up to 60% are based on the "wrong" data, statisticians say.
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  They have used the wrong data, manipulated statistics and outright LIED over and over again over the last 5 years.

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The 'Labour overspent' lie debunked - again

The 'Labour overspent' lie debunked - again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's astonishing. Right-wing politicians, journalists and members of the public are still - still - pushing the myth that the financial crisis and recession of 2008 onwards was caused by the last L...
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All prospective MPs should have to use or work in the services that they want to trash

All prospective MPs should have to use or work in the services that they want to trash | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A few more thoughts about the trashed earth left by a political class currently seeking election to parliament: I've just been listening to a recording I took at a northwest London jobcentre meetin...
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Company demands Tories remove director's signature from business letter

Company demands Tories remove director's signature from business letter | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the Tories!) Oh dear. Looks like the Tories' letter supposedly from small business owners is already unravelling: It also appears the letter was mostly signed by Tory Party activ...
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Hedge fund manager donates to Lib Dem schools minister hoping for further privatisation of schools

Hedge fund manager donates to Lib Dem schools minister hoping for further privatisation of schools | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the UK today!) A leading hedge fund manager has donated substantial amounts of money to the general election campaign of Lib Dem schools minister David Laws. But why would a Hedg...
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Boris Johnson's row with Ed Miliband reveals his darker side

Boris Johnson's row with Ed Miliband reveals his darker side | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Appearance on Andrew Marr show has damaged his leadership hopes
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Read it and weep :-(

Read it and weep :-( | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reposted from Black Triangle Updated tragic list of welfare-related deaths of UK’s sick and/or disabled people. This is the tip on the iceberg: They shall be remembered forevermore. Avenge the dead...
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Three-minute election: Is this the end of David Cameron? – video

Three-minute election: Is this the end of David Cameron? – video | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Guardian columnists Hugh Muir and Simon Jenkins discuss David Cameron's chances of staying in Number 10
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Independent living survey - In Control

Independent living survey - In Control | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In Control is a national charity. Our mission is to create a fairer society where everyone needing additional support has the right, responsibility and freedom to control that support.
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Letter in support of Disability News Service

Letter in support of Disability News Service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Most followers will be aware of the recent dispute between Disability News Service and DWP. CarerWatch, along with many other indiduals/groups, found this to be unacceptable behaviour from the DWP,...
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Hardworking family of four trapped living in a single room

Hardworking family of four trapped living in a single room | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Finance assistant Katrina, 28, and teaching assistant Aaron, 29, don’t qualify for a ­council house as they earn too much a month
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David Cameron's family fortune: the Jersey, Panama and Geneva connection

David Cameron's family fortune: the Jersey, Panama and Geneva connection | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Offshore venture in tax haven – named after family home in Aberdeenshire – valued at £25m
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Government fiddles unemployment figures by classifying all people sanctioned as having left claimant count

Government fiddles unemployment figures by classifying all people sanctioned as having left claimant count | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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‪#‎EdForChange‬ They have used the wrong data, manipulated statistics and outright LIED over and over again over the last 5 years.

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Vox Political vindicated on unemployment figures

Vox Political vindicated on unemployment figures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
How pleasant to see Vox Political's concerns about the massaging of UK unemployment figures being taken up by the kind of people the mass media actually respect. A report on the BBC News website st...
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Hear Francis Maude PRAISING company set to cut hundreds of probation jobs

Hear Francis Maude PRAISING company set to cut hundreds of probation jobs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A secret recording caught Francis Maude praising outsourcing firm Sodexo - and promising a "flood" of similar privatisations if the Tories win a second term
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