Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's
81.7K views | +2 today
Follow
 
Scooped by britishroses
onto Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's
Scoop.it!

The ballad of my son's struggle

The ballad of my son's struggle | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After the death of my disabled son Nihal, I spent nine years writing a poem and stage show that pays tribute to his courage and strength
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!

St Helens hospitals ranked 'best in country' by patients

St Helens hospitals ranked 'best in country' by patients | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
ST HELENS and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs St Helens and Whiston hospitals, has been ranked as the best acute NHS trust in…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

David Cameron’s legacy is soaring child poverty – with worse to come | Frances Ryan

David Cameron’s legacy is soaring child poverty – with worse to come | Frances Ryan | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The architects of austerity do not suffer the consequences of their cruel policies says Frances Ryan, who writes the Guardian’s Hardworking Britain series
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Labour MP to push for action on widespread claims of PIP assessment lies

Labour MP to push for action on widespread claims of PIP assessment lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Labour MP is to push for a Commons debate on evidence of widespread dishonesty among healthcare professionals who assess disabled people for the government’s new personal independence payment (PI…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

DPO plans court vigil as it intervenes in ‘hugely significant’ Care Act case

DPO plans court vigil as it intervenes in ‘hugely significant’ Care Act case | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled people’s organisation (DPO) has intervened in a “hugely significant” court of appeal hearing that is set to decide how far the government’s Care Act protects disabled people’s independen…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

The Tories have quietly doubled the number of NHS properties they're selling off

The Tories have quietly doubled the number of NHS properties they're selling off | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Dozens of the properties up for sale are still being used for medical care
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Large police presence at the Ibis Hotel in Salford Quays - live updates

Large police presence at the Ibis Hotel in Salford Quays - live updates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Eyewitnesses say around 15 police cars and an ambulance have been called to the scene on Trafford Road
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

EXCLUSIVE #Disability Discrimination means Son is removed from Home?

EXCLUSIVE #Disability Discrimination means Son is removed from Home? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The following true tale is the introduction into what will be a series of posts regarding a seeming miscarriage of justice and potential disability discrimination; names have been changed to protect the identities of these involved. The purpose of this post is to help the family concerned achieve real justice; please share as widely as…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Don't get caught out by this fake Royal Mail 'missed parcel' scam

Don't get caught out by this fake Royal Mail 'missed parcel' scam | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

RESIDENTS are being warned about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Nurses: Scrap the wage cap or we’ll strike

Nurses: Scrap the wage cap or we’ll strike | 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!

The shocking truth about social care that Theresa May's government won't want you to see | The Canary

The shocking truth about social care that Theresa May's government won't want you to see | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disgraceful
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

MPs urge government to delay universal credit rollout

MPs urge government to delay universal credit rollout | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
MPs’ letter calls for extension of universal credit to be postponed until next year to avoid people suffering Christmas hardship
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

People living with HIV ‘have been failed by PIP’

People living with HIV ‘have been failed by PIP’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
People with HIV have been failed by the government’s new disability benefit, according to new research. The research by the National AIDS Trust (NAT) found that only three-fifths of people living w…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Charity car wash to raise money for group who host events for children with disabilities

Charity car wash to raise money for group who host events for children with disabilities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A MUM whose nine-year-old son has special needs is holding a charity car wash event to raise money for a charity which has boosted his confidence…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

China and India may be on a path to war

China and India may be on a path to war | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Put two major powers next to each other and they’re bound to bump heads from time to time
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Lost Girl ‘Penetrated in Every Single Orifice’ During Alleged Gang Rape, Court Hears

Lost Girl ‘Penetrated in Every Single Orifice’ During Alleged Gang Rape, Court Hears | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A jury in Canterbury Crown Court has been told a lost 16-year-old was “passed around like an entertainment device” by four Afghani-origin men after asking for directions at a kebab shop in Ramsgate, Kent. In his closing speech, prosecutor Simon Taylor alleged that Tamin Rahani, 37, Shershah Muslimyar, 20, Rafiullah Hamidy, 24, and a 16-year-old [...]
britishroses's insight:
Let the victim decide their punishment!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

DWP ‘is using lost benefit assessment letters to cut spending’

DWP ‘is using lost benefit assessment letters to cut spending’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is using lost appointment letters for face-to-face assessments as an excuse for turning down disabled people’s benefit claims, to help it cut spending on …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Recordings prove PIP report ignored near-fatal attacks, overdoses and blackouts

Recordings prove PIP report ignored near-fatal attacks, overdoses and blackouts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A nurse failed to mention a disabled woman’s near-fatal asthma attacks, accidental overdoses and repeated blackouts, in one of the clearest examples yet of a dishonest benefits assessment report, s…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Police and ambulances at hotel in Salford after "horrific" screams heard

Police and ambulances at hotel in Salford after "horrific" screams heard | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Officers are on the scene with one report of a woman "with blood on her"
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

More money for transport in the North

More money for transport in the North | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We call upon the transport secretary to:

1) Pledge his immediate backing for the Northern Powerhouse Rail programme including a new state-of-the-art 30-minute rail link between Manchester and Leeds – a ‘Crossrail North’;
2) Make an immediate commitment to at least £59 billion ‘catch-up cash’ over the coming decade to support the transport priorities being developed by Transport for the North;
3) Give Transport for the North the same powers as those enjoyed by Transport for London s
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

EXCLUSIVE #Disability Discrimination means Son is removed from Home?

EXCLUSIVE #Disability Discrimination means Son is removed from Home? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The following true tale is the introduction into what will be a series of posts regarding a seeming miscarriage of justice and potential disability discrimination; names have been changed to protect the identities of these involved. The purpose of this post is to help the family concerned achieve real justice; please share as widely as…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Man charged after police find lock knife following stop and search

Man charged after police find lock knife following stop and search | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A MAN has been charged after police found a knife during a stop and search in Haydock on Tuesday (August 8).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

NotFunny - Animal cruelty sentences are a joke

NotFunny - Animal cruelty sentences are a joke | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The maximum sentence for animal cruelty is six months in prison. Help Battersea Dogs & Cats Home increase it to five years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

Theresa May's government is going to court to bury the truth about one of its most hated policies | The Canary

Theresa May's government is going to court to bury the truth about one of its most hated policies | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

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

Campaign seeks to Embolden disabled girls with Welsh role models

Campaign seeks to Embolden disabled girls with Welsh role models | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new campaign aims to highlight the achievements of Deaf and disabled women in Wales, and provide role models for disabled girls. Disability Wales (DW) – the national association of disabled peopl…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by britishroses
Scoop.it!

See what one Star reporter uncovered while going to the key areas where drug equipment is found across the town centre

See what one Star reporter uncovered while going to the key areas where drug equipment is found across the town centre | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
to
more...
No comment yet.