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What do you know? | Opinion | Inside Housing

What do you know? | Opinion | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Universal credit is proving its worth and revealing not all landlords know as much as they think, says Lord David Freud
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Government subverts judicial process and abandons promise on mental health ‘parity of esteem’ to strip people of PIP entitlement

Government subverts judicial process  and abandons promise on mental health ‘parity of esteem’  to strip people of PIP entitlement | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Personal Independence Payment is a non means tested benefit for people with a long-term health condition or impairment, whether physical, sensory, mental, cognitive, intellectual, or any combination of these. It is an essential financial support towards the extra costs that ill and disabled people face, to help them lead as full, active and independent lives…
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If someone asks 'can you hear me?' do not give them an answer

If someone asks 'can you hear me?' do not give them an answer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Next time you answer the phone and you don’t know who it is, hang up the phone immediately.
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Muhammad Ali's son detained under Trump's travel ban: 'Where did you get your name from? Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son detained under Trump's travel ban: 'Where did you get your name from? Are you Muslim?' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration staff at a Florida airport, who repeatedly asked him "Are you Muslim?", a lawyer has said. Chris Mancini told the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, that the incident happened as Muhammad Ali, 44, and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the second wife of the late Ali, were arriving at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 7 from Jamaica.
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A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain. By March 2002, she had undergone several tissue and muscle…
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Minister appoints 11 ‘sector champions’ to boost inclusion

Minister appoints 11 ‘sector champions’ to boost inclusion | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the 11 new “sector champions” selected by a minister to tackle the issues disabled people face as consumers has already used the appointment to rethink his own strategy on inclus…
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Plans that could force people into institutions could be ‘front line’ of national problem

Plans that could force people into institutions could be ‘front line’ of national problem | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Plans by three NHS primary care organisations to tighten restrictions on care and support spending for service-users with complex healthcare needs are a “huge concern” and could lead to…
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PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report

PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled woman who took her own life after being told she had lost a benefits appeal had written a letter to civil servants describing the unfairness of the face-to-face assessment that had led t…
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Police force criticised after refusing to treat ‘lynch mob’ murder as hate crime

Police force criticised after refusing to treat ‘lynch mob’ murder as hate crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A chief constable has insisted that his police force was right not to treat the brutal murder of a man with learning difficulties who was hung from a tree and beaten to death by two “friends&…
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Watchdog refuses to withdraw report to UN that omits benefit deaths evidence

Watchdog refuses to withdraw report to UN that omits benefit deaths evidence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The equality and human rights watchdog has refused to withdraw its report to the UN on the implementation of its disability convention, despite omitting vital information that links government mini…
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Was Britain Taken Into The EU Illegally?

Books, ideas, views, news and information from provocative, iconoclastic writer Vernon Coleman: international bestselling author of over 85 medical and fiction books,columnist and leading campaigning journalist
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UPDATED: Police hunting convicted murderer after armed gang spring him free at hospital

UPDATED: Police hunting convicted murderer after armed gang spring him free at hospital | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A CONVICTED murderer is on the run after being sprung free from prison guards in an armed attack during a hospital visit in Liverpool.
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We need to talk about what happened on BBC Newsnight last night, because it was not OK [VIDEO] | The Canary

We need to talk about what happened on BBC Newsnight last night, because it was not OK [VIDEO] | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We need to talk about what happened on BBC Newsnight last night, because it was not OK [VIDEO] from The Canary on 22nd February 2017
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Work-around: The disabled people creating bespoke businesses - BBC News

Work-around: The disabled people creating bespoke businesses - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The business people with life-changing injuries and illnesses who created bespoke jobs.
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If someone asks 'can you hear me?' do not give them an answer

If someone asks 'can you hear me?' do not give them an answer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Next time you answer the phone and you don’t know who it is, hang up the phone immediately.
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Tories rewrite the law to deny increased disability benefits to 150,000 people

Tories rewrite the law to deny increased disability benefits to 150,000 people | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tribunals had said the DWP should expand the reach of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - but the government warned this would cost it £3.7bn
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Disgraceful! Denying this lifeline to genuine disabled and chronically sick people makes me sick to my stomach, how you live with yourself I will never know nor do I want too. STOP sending our money to other countries and supporting everyone except our own!
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Donald Trump's latest step toward tyranny

Donald Trump's latest step toward tyranny | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
There's a name for a government that bars media outlets it views as unsympathetic from access to its workings.
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Ministers ‘should be held accountable for huge rise in prison suicides’

Ministers ‘should be held accountable for huge rise in prison suicides’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers should be held accountable for the “extraordinary” rise in self-harm in prisons, including nearly 120 suicides last year, MPs and peers have been told. Members of the joint co…
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Allowing DWP barristers to sit as benefits appeal judges ‘is unquestionably wrong’

Allowing DWP barristers to sit as benefits appeal judges ‘is unquestionably wrong’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A system that allows barristers who are paid by DWP to prosecute benefit fraud cases to also sit as judges on tribunals that decide social security appeals is “unquestionably wrong” and…
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A clear conflict of interest and unacceptable!
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PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report

PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled woman who took her own life after being told she had lost a benefits appeal had written a letter to civil servants describing the unfairness of the face-to-face assessment that had led t…
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PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report

PIP claimant who took her own life had written about unfair assessment report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled woman who took her own life after being told she had lost a benefits appeal had written a letter to civil servants describing the unfairness of the face-to-face assessment that had led t…
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5 Things I Don’t Admit on My Bad Pain Days

5 Things I Don’t Admit on My Bad Pain Days | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Woman shares about her struggles with chronic pain, including taboo topics.
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PIP investigation: Capita made me a scapegoat, says disgraced assessor

PIP investigation: Capita made me a scapegoat, says disgraced assessor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefits assessments for the government complete as much as 60 per cent of their reports before they meet the disabled person they are supposed to …
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Judge fights back tears as he jails couple for 'grotesque' abuse of young girls

Judge fights back tears as he jails couple for 'grotesque' abuse of young girls | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Michael Miszczak and Sandra Jones made rape victims eat their own vomit and fight each other while half naked
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Judicial review and human rights challenge launched against HM Coroner's refusal to open an inquest

Judicial review and human rights challenge launched against HM Coroner's refusal to open an inquest | 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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An app to help blind people to 'see' - BBC News

An app to help blind people to 'see' - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thousands of people are lending their eyes to those who need them.
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