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On tax avoidance and the purpose of taxation

On tax avoidance and the purpose of taxation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On Tax Avoidance and the Purpose of Taxation From @alittleecon Previously published here: A large section of the public get very worked up (rightly) about tax avoidance. Huge companies like Google ...
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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.
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Local Bikers Arrive To Support A Bullied Girl And Send A Message To Her Offender

Local Bikers Arrive To Support A Bullied Girl And Send A Message To Her Offender | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thanks to a few bikers, she’s not scared anymore
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Top 10 Things My Child with Autism Needs in His Life - Autism Parenting Magazine

Top 10 Things My Child with Autism Needs in His Life - Autism Parenting Magazine | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I am asked time and time again what items we use for our son with autism to make his life and our lives easier.  So, here is a breakdown of the things that he (or we) couldn’t live without. Disclaimer: These are the things that work for my son, Liam. I am not claiming these …
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Nursing regulator finally clarifies stats on benefit assessment complaints

Nursing regulator finally clarifies stats on benefit assessment complaints | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The nursing regulator has finally clarified how many disabled people have lodged complaints about nurses who have carried out disability benefit assessments for government contractors. The figure p…
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EHRC threatens Premier League clubs with formal investigations over access failings

EHRC threatens Premier League clubs with formal investigations over access failings | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Only three out of 20 Premier League football clubs have met minimum requirements on providing accessible spaces and seating for disabled fans, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission …
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Minister announces new PIP flexibility on Motability… but no sign of scheme extension

Minister announces new PIP flexibility on Motability… but no sign of scheme extension | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people hit by the government’s benefit reassessment programme will be able to keep their Motability vehicles for up to six months while they appeal against losing their eligibility, thanks…
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Concern as minister appoints Tory peer as equality watchdog’s disability lead

Concern as minister appoints Tory peer as equality watchdog’s disability lead | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government’s decision to appoint a second consecutive Tory peer to lead on the equality watchdog’s work on disabled people’s rights could put its status as a leading international human rights …
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Food bank use across UK at record high, reveals report

Food bank use across UK at record high, reveals report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of people using food banks in the UK has risen by seven per cent in the last year, according to new data from the country’s biggest provider, offering a stark indication that food poverty is continuing to rise across the country. The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network, an anti-poverty charity that runs more than 420 food banks across the UK, said the alarming rise was largely due to “significant problems” with the roll-out of the new Universal Credit system for administering benefits that was introduced last year.
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Conservative party ignored police requests to hand over internal bullying report

Conservative party ignored police requests to hand over internal bullying report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
British Transport police say party has rebuffed repeated requests to see findings of inquiry launched following suicide of young activist Elliott Johnson
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Trump appeals for loyalty as 100th day fanfare threatens to fall flat

Trump appeals for loyalty as 100th day fanfare threatens to fall flat | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
President prepares for Saturday night rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as adviser Steve Bannon is thought to be behind focus on economic issues
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Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism - BBC One

Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism - BBC One | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Richard Mylan reflects on raising his son, who is on the autistic spectrum.
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Appeal for information on whereabouts of Rory Connor

Appeal for information on whereabouts of Rory Connor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Appeal for information on whereabouts of Rory Connor
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Bedroom Tax success for people with disabilities

Bedroom Tax success for people with disabilities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
London, Manchester & Liverpool injury & rights lawyers, phone 020 7650 1200 or 0161 393 3530
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Bank finally admits it failed disabled customer, after three-year battle

Bank finally admits it failed disabled customer, after three-year battle | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled activist has won a three-year battle with his bank over its refusal to allow him to communicate by email and provide him with a direct telephone contact number as reasonable adjustments.…
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Setback for taxi wheelchair access, after councils snub new laws

Setback for taxi wheelchair access, after councils snub new laws | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Local authorities are refusing to take simple measures that will provide new legal protection from discrimination for wheelchair-users who want to travel by taxi. On 6 April, the government finally…
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Disabled people face ‘unacceptable barriers’, and government must do more, say MPs

Disabled people face ‘unacceptable barriers’, and government must do more, say MPs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The barriers disabled people face in navigating the built environment are an “unacceptable” attack on their quality of life and right to equality, according to a committee of MPs. The report on dis…
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Online campaign ‘could enable disabled people to affect election outcome’

Online campaign ‘could enable disabled people to affect election outcome’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Activists hope a new non-partisan online campaign – based on a successful US user-led movement – could finally enable disabled people to become a political force in the UK, and play a significant r…
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Government admits failing to record actions after benefit suicide inquiries

Government admits failing to record actions after benefit suicide inquiries | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government failed for more than three years to keep a record of what actions it took – if any – after carrying out secret reviews into the suicides of benefit claimants, Disability News S…
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Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels |

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels | | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
by Donna Ker Leesley, Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels. Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured…
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Poverty in the UK: a guide to the facts and figures

Poverty in the UK: a guide to the facts and figures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Relative poverty, absolute poverty, and how the UK is faring.
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