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The EU tells countries not doing automatic information exchange get on with it, or be fined

The EU tells countries not doing automatic information exchange get on with it, or be fined | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The European Commission told five European Union countries on Thursday they must enforce new EU laws aimed at tackling tax evasion within the next two months or else face court action.
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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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Artwork outside Hardshaw Centre causes storm

Artwork outside Hardshaw Centre causes storm | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PASSERS-BY this morning had their attention grabbed by a piece of artwork left outside the Hardshaw Centre entrance.
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Campaigner celebrates second victory in battle over court discrimination

Campaigner celebrates second victory in battle over court discrimination | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled campaigner has succeeded in proving that he was discriminated against – twice – by the courts service.Doug Paulley, a wheelchair-user, has taken a string of cases against public bodies a...
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Do you really want Tories to reintroduce slavery by the back door? Please share #HumanRights #BillOfRights #slavery #slave #workfare #workprogramme

Do you really want Tories to reintroduce slavery by the back door? Please share #HumanRights #BillOfRights #slavery #slave #workfare #workprogramme | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
You'll be aware that there have been many legal challenges against Workfare/The Work Programme/Mandatory Work Activity, on the basis that they are slave labour schemes. The Department for Work and ...
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Burnham set to win further support among Miliband allies

Burnham set to win further support among Miliband allies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lucy Powell and Neil Kinnock expected to endorse Labour leadership frontrunner. 
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Tory welfare reforms 'will take cash from abused women and give it to attackers'

Tory welfare reforms 'will take cash from abused women and give it to attackers' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
AN expert has warned Iain Duncan Smith's planned Universal Credit will move cash away from women in violent households and hand it to their partners instead.
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It's Time To Learn From History, Direct Action and Disobedience Is What Brings Governments Down

It's Time To Learn From History, Direct Action and Disobedience Is What Brings Governments Down | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In February 2003 over one million people marched in opposition to the invasion of Iraq.  The mass protest, one of the largest in the UK's history, was peaceful but determined and organised in full ...
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Fox fight: comedians drive online opposition to hunting vote - BBC News

Fox fight: comedians drive online opposition to hunting vote - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ricky Gervais and other comedians take fight to social media.
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This barbaric act is NOT acceptable in the 21st century! Please take a few seconds and sign the petition.

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Can the SNP stop fox hunting being brought back?

Can the SNP stop fox hunting being brought back? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon says her party has 'not yet taken a decision' despite vowing to sit out the vote because it only affects England and Wales
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'Posh' Tory councillors are planning to give themselves a 17% pay rise

'Posh' Tory councillors are planning to give themselves a 17% pay rise | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
West Berkshire council - which includes the village where David Cameron was raised - has sparked fury from workers and unions with the plan
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The Human Rights Act spells peril for Cameron | Matthew d’Ancona

The Human Rights Act spells peril for Cameron | Matthew d’Ancona | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The risk of a rebellion by the Runnymede Tories exposes the insecurity of the party’s slim majority
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This Female Student Was Murdered On Campus, And Men's Rights Activists Are Celebrating

"this young woman’s death serves a purpose. She 'Took one for the team.'”
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Anger after equality campaign rewards Premier League club that fails access test

Anger after equality campaign rewards Premier League club that fails access test | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled campaigners are furious that an organisation that fights discrimination in football has given a prestigious equality award to one of the world’s richest football clubs, Chelsea, despite it...
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What impact does the rising employment rate have on poverty? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

What impact does the rising employment rate have on poverty? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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David Cameron can't keep blaming it all on the Liberal Democrats

David Cameron can't keep blaming it all on the Liberal Democrats | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Now he doesn't have those pesky Liberal Democrats to blame, David Cameron will soon find that his migration policies are a political and legal headache. 
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Osborne has as much chance of a budget surplus in 2018 as of the Titanic resurfacing

Osborne has as much chance of a budget surplus in 2018 as of the Titanic resurfacing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Landlords supporting tenants to appeal the bedroom tax? Play 20 questions and get the single malt out!

Landlords supporting tenants to appeal the bedroom tax? Play 20 questions and get the single malt out! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The stunning bedroom tax appeal win that saw a father win a right to a bedroom for the shared care of his son is significant for so many reasons. On a legal basis the judge gave very cogent argumen...
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And The Minister For Housing Is ... A Fucking Landlord

And The Minister For Housing Is ... A Fucking Landlord | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The interests of tenants and landlords are in direct opposition.  Tenants need secure homes with low rents and which are well maintained.  Landlords however want to charge the highest possible rent...
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Robert Halfon wants to rebrand the Tories as “The Workers’ Party” – but what would YOU call them?

Robert Halfon wants to rebrand the Tories as “The Workers’ Party” – but what would YOU call them? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
“When we knock on people’s doors, I want people to know we are on their side – on the side of the workers, that we are the workers,” said the MP for Harlow.
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Most of the world's workers have insecure jobs, ILO report reveals

Most of the world's workers have insecure jobs, ILO report reveals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
International Labour Organization (ILO) says only a quarter of workers are on permanent contracts
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David Cameron MP: Keep the Ban on Fox Hunting

David Cameron MP: Keep the Ban on Fox Hunting | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has said he believes in the "freedom to hunt" and wants fox hunting legalised. He has said he has "always been a strong supporter of country sports" and that "it is [his] firm belief that people should have the freedom to hunt". After their majority win in the election on 7th May 2015, the Conservatives will very likely hold a parliamentary vote on repealing the fox hunting ban.
The practice of fox hunting involves setting a pack of dogs on a fox and then ch
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Fox hunting is barbaric and NOT acceptable in the 21st century!

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Britain has the biggest gap between high and low earners in Europe

Britain has the biggest gap between high and low earners in Europe | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The new study ranked Britain lower than Latvia and Portugal on its Gini Coefficient, which measures the distribution of household income
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New blood test for fibromyalgia moves a step closer | Arthritis Research UK

New blood test for fibromyalgia moves a step closer | Arthritis Research UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New research by Arthritis Research UK scientists could lead to a blood test to diagnose the common pain condition fibromyalgia.
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George Osborne’s ‘northern powerhouse’ project will devastate whole cities | Leo Hollis

George Osborne’s ‘northern powerhouse’ project will devastate whole cities | Leo Hollis | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Devolution within England is inevitable – but while Manchester may flourish, George Osborne’s grand plan offers little hope for smaller cities far from the global economic network
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