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Pay cuts imposed on top civil servants could lead to exodus of talent – auditor

Pay cuts imposed on top civil servants could lead to exodus of talent – auditor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
National Audit Office says reduced salaries and conditions have deterred applicants from private sector and led to gaps
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Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair

Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A report published today by Just Fair finds that the UK government is in breach of its legal obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of disabled people.
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Why Britain needs a pay rise

Why Britain needs a pay rise | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Too many low-pay, low-skill and low-productivity jobs in low-investment workplaces are hampering the chances of a recovery we can all share in, writes TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady
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The state owes citizens money they are entitled to - then they fall into debt

The state owes citizens money they are entitled to - then they fall into debt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Manager of Greenwich food bank Alan Robinson has been aware for some time that the clients who come here for help need more than the food they're given to see them through an immediate crisis. They...
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Pensioner didn't qualify for disabled badge even though he has NO feet

Pensioner didn't qualify for disabled badge even though he has NO feet | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tom Hannah, 73, from Rosyth, Fife, was told he cannot have a permit because he could 'walk 20 yards' - even though the lower part of both of his legs have been amputated.
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Fibromyalgia is a real Illness with no cure. - The Petition Site

Fibromyalgia is a real Illness with no cure.  - The Petition Site | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Please sign to raise awareness of condition known as Fibromyalgia, a life-changing illness for which there is no cure (17808 signatures on petition)
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Celebrate Labor on Labor Day - YouTube

Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration and the subject of the upcoming documentary "Inequality for All," shares a Labor Day messa...
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Iain Duncan Smith: Stop the misuse of DWP twitter feed as a party political broadcast

Iain Duncan Smith: Stop the misuse of DWP twitter feed as a party political broadcast | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith has been informed more than once by the ONS that his use of statistics have been misleading. The twitter feed also puts out these...
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Richard Dawkins 'an idiot' says dad of Down's girl with 6 GCSEs

Richard Dawkins 'an idiot' says dad of Down's girl with 6 GCSEs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The biologist and author caused fury this week by claiming it was 'immoral' not to abort Down's foetuses 'if you have a choice'
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Dodgy Duncan's lies nailed - YouTube

This is the IDS famous interruption of Owen Jones reading out a list of the dead. What IDS wasn't expecting was for someone to go through his claims and prov...
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Nobody is better at being human, Professor Dawkins, least of all you

Giles Fraser: The one thing one ought to expect from humanists is that they’d be good at protecting the human
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'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'

'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Solar Centre scandal: Care watchdog ignores concerns over cleared care worker

Solar Centre scandal: Care watchdog ignores concerns over cleared care worker | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Solar Centre scandal: Safeguarding boss refuses to resign over abuse review

Solar Centre scandal: Safeguarding boss refuses to resign over abuse review | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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London renters trapped in £1,000 a month 'rabbit hutch properties'

London renters trapped in £1,000 a month 'rabbit hutch properties' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Landlords cashing in by dividing homes into 'semi-studios' barely bigger than recommended minimum as rents and prices rise
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Ed Miliband to put NHS at centre of general election campaign

Ed Miliband to put NHS at centre of general election campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader is reportedly considering excluding health service from spending cuts and introducing tax to increase funding for it
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Up to 40% of council tax levied on low-income households unpaid

Up to 40% of council tax levied on low-income households unpaid | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Campaigners say poor cannot afford charge imposed on them for first time last year, leaving councils chasing lost revenue
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Little Boy Inspires Dad to Create Comic Book Character With Down Syndrome

Little Boy Inspires Dad to Create Comic Book Character With Down Syndrome | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"I hope that readers will open their minds to the possibility that individuals with Down syndrome have, instead of defining them by their limits."
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MP hopes to cut the "Bedroom tax" - Andrew George

The MP who has the first Private Members’ Bill will seek support from fellow MPs to cut the bedroom tax when it is debated in the House of Commons next Friday, 5th September. Liberal Democrat MP, Andrew George, has chosen to focus his Affordable Homes Bill on an effort to introduce significant exemptions to the […]
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Loom band charms withdrawn nationwide after testing positive for cancerous phthalate chemicals

Loom band charms withdrawn nationwide after testing positive for cancerous phthalate chemicals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Toy retailer The Entertainer has been forced to remove loom band charms from its stores, after it was revealed they contained suspected carcinogenic chemicals.
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The Meeting

The Meeting | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In July this year I wrote my first poem for at least 38 years, if not longer.  The solicitor representing us at Nico’s inquest was ringing me that morning to discuss the forthcoming Pre-Inquest Rev...
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Man with Down's syndrome faces being deported from Britain after 17 years - because his parents died

Man with Down's syndrome faces being deported from Britain after 17 years - because his parents died | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Wadih Chourey, 44, moved to the UK in 1997 with his mum, dad and two brothers, because he was being mentally and physically abused by local gangs in Beirut
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The Guardian view on rented housing: kennel club

Editorial: Thirty years of subsidising the high cost of housing with benefits instead of bringing it down by increasing supply needs to go into reverse, now
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The fear of being seen as racist

The fear of being seen as racist | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Research could see disabled people become ’3-D pioneers’

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Solar Centre scandal: Watchdog finally agrees to warn government over loophole

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Activists mourn ‘dedicated campaigner’

Activists mourn ‘dedicated campaigner’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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