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Cameron's tweeting of the G8's luxury menu shows his blind spot

Cameron's tweeting of the G8's luxury menu shows his blind spot | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister's decision to advertise the lavish treatment enjoyed by the leaders is the quickest way of reminding everyone that we're not "all in this together".
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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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CofE risks Tory row over prayer for poor

CofE risks Tory row over prayer for poor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Church risked plunging its relations with Tory leaders to a new low after a special election prayer urged followers to pray to ‘help us turn our backs on self-interest.’
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As it should be! One to many disabled people have lost their lives thanks to the Tories and their Welfare (Social Security) Reforms the ones where they promised to protect the most vulnerable - yeah right.

 

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Where's the letter from 100 people living in poverty?

Where's the letter from 100 people living in poverty? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The election debate will be dominated by business leaders, bond markets, the Health Service and the public finances. The poor have been written out of the script.
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But the poor and disabled will be slammed by the Tories Welfare (Social Security) cuts should they get back in and many more will die!

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Get pregnant and you get evicted - The Tory Benefit Cap!!!!!!!!

Get pregnant and you get evicted - The Tory Benefit Cap!!!!!!!! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I have put out 3 blogs on how the Tories Benefit Cap policy will be a financial disaster for social landlords and social tenants.  They are here, here and here.  They detail what the Tory Benefit C...
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Cameron’s workers v shirkers scam has at last exposed the Tory law of benefit cuts | Aditya Chakrabortty

Cameron’s workers v shirkers scam has at last exposed the Tory law of benefit cuts | Aditya Chakrabortty | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With the fictional divide beween deserving and undeserving poor collapsing, the Conservatives’ ugly logic is turning into the one story they truly fear
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Non-EU immigration: down by 13%? - Full Fact

Non-EU immigration: down by 13%? - Full Fact | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The best estimate of how much non-EU immigration has fallen since the government took office is 6%, and that's well within the margin of error.
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100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery

100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In a letter to The Telegraph, senior executives from companies employing more than half-a-million people hail Conservative economic policies which they say show that “the UK is open for business”
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No surprise here - The Rich Looking After The Rich! 

 

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Government ends term with 55% rise in illegal B&B use | News | Inside Housing

Government ends term with 55% rise in illegal B&B use | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Cameron’s cutting £1 in every £100 claim does not stack

Cameron’s cutting £1 in every £100 claim does not stack | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cameron keeps on saying:
The government needs to find £1 from every £100 it spends.
This is total government income and spending next year:



 

For the record, income is £666 billion and spending £745 billion so there is a forecast deficit of £79 billion.

And Cameron says he needs to cut spending by 1%...
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Business leaders show their Conservative - or 'self-servative' - colours

Business leaders show their Conservative - or 'self-servative' - colours | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than a hundred business bosses have declared support for a Conservative-led government in a letter published in the Daily Telegraph. Signatories including former Dragons' Den star Duncan Banna...
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Carers deserve a livable income

Carers deserve a livable income | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With many thanks to those that added their name in support of this letter to the Guardian. If you wish to add your support please add your name in the comments section What does Carers Allowance me...
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the department of work and pensions: Stop your demand for Kayley Asher's 'benefit overpayment'

the department of work and pensions: Stop your demand for Kayley Asher's 'benefit overpayment' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
 Kayley Desmond was 14 months old when serial killer Beverley Allitt tried to kill her.Years later she was awarded compensation for her disabilities caused by Allitt.The government are now saying that once Kayley reached 18,her disability payments should have been reduced because she has 'savings' i.e the compensation!!Her parents have always been told that this would not be the case.Her mum has now received a demand for over £23 500!!!!!This is not acceptable,the compensation was to help Kayle
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Tory Britain and they let their friends off the hook for tax evading and aggressive avoidance! This is a disgrace!

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Wealth ‘creators’ are robbing our most productive people | George Monbiot

Wealth ‘creators’ are robbing our most productive people | George Monbiot | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lives are being trashed by klepto-remuneration: theft through excess rewards to rapacious bosses
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A few facts about the deficit and the economy, since the Tories are determined to peddle pre-election lies

A few facts about the deficit and the economy, since the Tories are determined to peddle pre-election lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The study can be found here. From the excellent Richard Murphy: I think this graph tells a story very few seem to know about: All data is from the HM Treasury Pocket Bank for 30 September. I have e...
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Labour offers counterpunch to Daily Telegraph business letter

Labour offers counterpunch to Daily Telegraph business letter | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Party produces grassroots response signed by mixed group of actors, businessmen, writers, nurses and a host of low-paid workers
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Beyond Awareness

Beyond Awareness | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
April 2 is worldwide Autism Awareness Day, but I don't think we need any more autism awareness. I am pretty sure that most, if not all, of the developed world is already aware of autism. What we ne...
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UK productivity growth is weakest since second world war, says ONS

UK productivity growth is weakest since second world war, says ONS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As data shows 0.2% drop in output two-thirds of leading UK economists say coalition austerity had been bad for the economy
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High Court finds LA acted unlawfully = LESS DHP for disabled bedroom tax households

High Court finds LA acted unlawfully = LESS DHP for disabled bedroom tax households | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The largely disability focused social media bedroom tax groups have been wrongly celebrating what they call a bedroom tax victory in the High Court over DHPs in the case of Hardy, R (on the applica...
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Give zero-hours workers regular contracts after 3 months – Miliband

Give zero-hours workers regular contracts after 3 months – Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader plans to give employees legal right to a regular contract after 12 weeks’ continuous work but critics say employers will sack staff before deadline
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Cash payments accepted instead of affordable housing soar | News | Inside Housing

Cash payments accepted instead of affordable housing soar | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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HMRC are managing an extra tax investigation a month

HMRC are managing an extra tax investigation a month | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Independent has reported:


A Finance Team set up by HM Revenue and Customs to target wealthy fund managers and investment bankers has brought in £39 million since it started in September 2012, while the number of investigations is up by a quarter in the last year.
The average number of investigations opened went...
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Police search for convicted murderer who has breached release licence

Police search for convicted murderer who has breached release licence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
North Yorkshire police say William Kerr needs to be arrested and returned to prison ‘as a matter of urgency’
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Carers deserve a livable income | Letters

Carers deserve a livable income | Letters | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: Without carers, our NHS and social care systems would collapse. The average carer is saving the nation over £15,260 a year
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Cameron refuses to rule out taxing disability benefits

The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news
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Woman left disabled by child killer Beverley Allitt ordered to repay £23,500 in benefits

Woman left disabled by child killer Beverley Allitt ordered to repay £23,500 in benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Woman left disabled by child killer Beverley Allitt ordered to repay £23,500 in benefits
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Tory Britain - We have to kick them out!

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It Had To Happen. Soon You Could Face An In-Work Benefit Sanction ... For Going To Work

It Had To Happen.  Soon You Could Face An In-Work Benefit Sanction ... For Going To Work | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Part-time workers could face a benefit sanction for going to work under draconian new rules which force claimants of in-work benefits to constantly look for more, or better paid work. When Universa...
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