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Bedroom tax protest storm brewing for Freud at CIH conference » Housing » 24dash.com

Bedroom tax protest storm brewing for Freud at CIH conference » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lord Freud is due to walk into a bedroom tax storm when he attends next week's Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) conference, protestors have warned.
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Inhuman reality of the Bedroom Tax exposed in shocking images of disabled man

Inhuman reality of the Bedroom Tax exposed in shocking images of disabled man | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rob Tomlinson, who has cerebral palsy, had to bathe in a paddling pool after Iain Duncan Smith’s rules forced him out of the home converted for his care
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This is why Corbyn needs to be elected and with the right team changes desperately needed will happen!

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Another sickening  indictment of the Tory rich penalising those who are unable to challenge, the poor, the old, the disabled, the vulnerable didn't cause the crash or the false deficit. It was the bankers in 2008 the govt paid out £900bn which is the reason we are in this mess

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Macclesfield access ban raises fears over safety of older shopping centres

Macclesfield access ban raises fears over safety of older shopping centres | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Anger at Osborne’s working-age benefits freeze

Anger at Osborne’s working-age benefits freeze | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Abrahams drags New Labour into Stephen Carré suicide report cover-up

Abrahams drags New Labour into Stephen Carré suicide report cover-up | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Government agrees four more years of ILF transition cash for councils

Government agrees four more years of ILF transition cash for councils | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Steve Bell on Jeremy Hunt and junior doctors – cartoon

Steve Bell on Jeremy Hunt and junior doctors – cartoon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Doctors and their supporters said the decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors made clear that the government believed it could bully them into submission
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Tenant evictions reach highest level on record

Tenant evictions reach highest level on record | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 250 tenants were evicted every day in England and Wales in 2015, according to Ministry of Justice figures
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Benefits Assessor: How Long Are You Likely To Have Parkinson's?

Benefits Assessor: How Long Are You Likely To Have Parkinson's? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I was asked in 2011 by an Atos assessor how long I thought I would have a "chronic, progressive illness ... further testing confirmed connective tissue disease (Lupus)." That was the diagnosis from my rheumatologist, which she read aloud at the assessment from a correspondence between my consultant and my GP. Dumbfounded, I replied: "Until…
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Conservative welfare "reforms" - the sound of one hand clapping

Conservative welfare "reforms" - the sound of one hand clapping | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"Labour MPs sat perplexed ... By cutting housing benefit for the poor, the Government was helping the poor. By causing people to leave their homes, the Government was helping people put a roof over their heads. By appealing the ruling that it discriminated against the vulnerable, the Government was supporting the vulnerable. Yes, this was…
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David Cameron’s mother has spoken out against cuts - will her son finally listen? | Patrick Butler

David Cameron’s mother has spoken out against cuts - will her son finally listen? | Patrick Butler | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mary Cameron has signed a petition against the closure of children’s services in Oxfordshire. The austerity programme is set to lead to rebellion by rural Tories
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Cameron cutting malnourished people's benefits isn't health policy, it's starvation | The Canary

Cameron cutting malnourished people's benefits isn't health policy, it's starvation | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The tories have found a new way to wreck the lives of the vulnerable
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Trident: Getting agreed Labour position 'may be impossible' - BBC News

Trident: Getting agreed Labour position 'may be impossible' - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham says it may be "impossible" for Labour to reach an agreed position on Trident.
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Paedophiles use secret Facebook groups to swap images - BBC News

Paedophiles use secret Facebook groups to swap images - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
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Police duo jailed over failure to protect disabled murder victim

Police duo jailed over failure to protect disabled murder victim | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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DPO calls for urgent inquiry into council’s ‘systemic failure’ on social care

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Charity lobby ban ‘shows government is trying to muzzle its critics’

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Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP

Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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It’s Time we demand change

It’s Time we demand change | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We have a choice about how a child’s life is shaped after abuse. I’ve taken action because I believe it’s time to every child who has been abused receives the support they need to rebuild their lives. Join NSPCC’s campaign.
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Robert Woolley, UHBristol CEO: Support the junior doctors, not Jeremy Hunt

Robert Woolley, UHBristol CEO: Support the junior doctors, not Jeremy Hunt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Robert Woolley, CEO of UHBristol NHS Foundation Trust, is openly supporting Jeremy Hunt in his imposition of the new contract on the junior doctors. This petition calls on him to do the right thing, like many other NHS CEOs, and oppose the imposition.
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Phil Brehaut has Parkinson’s. Threatening to cut his benefits won’t help | Frances Ryan

Phil Brehaut has Parkinson’s. Threatening to cut his benefits won’t help | Frances Ryan | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
‘How long are you likely to have Parkinson’s?’ asked the woman assessing his claim. No wonder he is scared for his future
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Conservatives plan stealth raid on in-work benefits and the long-term phasing out of child benefit

Conservatives plan stealth raid on in-work benefits and the long-term phasing out of child benefit | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
  Picture courtesy of Tina Millis The respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned in a recent Green budget report that George Osborne's plan to achieve a budget surplus will result in 500,000 families losing child benefit and tens of thousands having to pay a higher tax rate. More than half a million families…
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Cameron v Corbyn PMQs verdict: what was Corbyn's cheeky badge about?

Cameron v Corbyn PMQs verdict: what was Corbyn's cheeky badge about? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader, wearing a cheeky badge, was best when he allowed himself to sound angry but PM was effective by engaging properly with questions
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Bereavement benefits can be paid even if couple were not married, court rules

Bereavement benefits can be paid even if couple were not married, court rules | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Victory for mother of four children in Northern Ireland, if upheld on appeal, could add millions to DWP’s benefit bill across the UK
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This hidden gap in the Tory tax credits U-turn will hit up to 800,000 families

This hidden gap in the Tory tax credits U-turn will hit up to 800,000 families | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Mirror revealed how changes to the 'income rise disregard' were going ahead - and it turns out they'll hit a huge number of people
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The end of capitalism has begun

The end of capitalism has begun | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
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