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Fears as government's Independent Living fund closes - BBC News

Fears as government's Independent Living fund closes - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thousands of disabled people in England face an uncertain future as the Independent Living Fund closes, with responsibility for funding moved to local authorities.
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Camila Batmanghelidjh to leave Kids Company, citing politicians 'ugly games'

Camila Batmanghelidjh to leave Kids Company, citing politicians 'ugly games' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Campaigner says ‘I am being silenced’ over cuts in government funding for her charity that would leave traumatised children ‘largely unprotected’
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Why are the people of this country allowing this to happen? We are a rich country there should be top notch care for everyone be their needs physical or mental, no one should be in poverty going without food, water, electricity. No one no matter their age, sex, race, religion etc., etc. should be left behind, disrespected, mistreated, looked down upon, NO ONE! 

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Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault

Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lorraine Barwell, 54, was brutally beaten while taking an inmate to court for security firm, Serco, on Monday
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Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault

Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lorraine Barwell, 54, was brutally beaten while taking an inmate to court for security firm, Serco, on Monday
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Leaked Tory plan to slash sickness benefit would hit vulnerable jobseekers

Leaked Tory plan to slash sickness benefit would hit vulnerable jobseekers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tory plans to scrap part of the Employment and Support Allowance relied on by thousands of sick and disabled people have leaked
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I'm utterly disgusted at how horrendously the Tory government have treated sick and disabled people; what has happened to mankind that you stand by allowing this to happen? There is NO excuse for treating sick and disabled people with such utter disregard and contempt, how you live with yourselves I don't want to know!

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Iain Duncan Smith has official credit card suspended over £1,000 debt

Iain Duncan Smith has official credit card suspended over £1,000 debt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The welfare secretary is a fan of pre-paid cards for benefit claimants - but it seems he dropped the ball when it came to his own
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New bid to reverse Tory health and social care law

With the Tories on the most slender of Parliamentary majorities, is it the right time for this? Caroline Lucas, the Green party’s only MP, will present a bill to parliament which aims to reverse la...
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Just 9% of disabled people on the Tories' back-to-work scheme have found a job

Just 9% of disabled people on the Tories' back-to-work scheme have found a job | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Tory minister has boasted how the scheme's getting people back into work - but campaigners say it's been exposed as a failure
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Frank Field knows nothing about the bedroom tax and DHP or even where he is a MP!

Frank Field knows nothing about the bedroom tax and DHP or even where he is a MP! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Frank Field MP for Birkenhead is Chair of the All Party Work & Pensions Committee scrutinising the excesses of IDS, former head of the Child Poverty Action Group and the man who said bedroom ta...
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No, 51% of Brits don't take more than they've paid in tax

No, 51% of Brits don't take more than they've paid in tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A group founded by Margaret Thatcher used the shock figure to push for even deeper welfare cuts, but a union chief has attacked it as 'spin'
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Tories manipulating statistics per usual. 

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Tesco shareholders attack bosses over staff's 'slave wages'

Tesco shareholders attack bosses over staff's 'slave wages' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Bosses at the firm, which posted a record annual loss of £6.4billion last year, have faced fierce criticism over the supermarket’s decline at an annual meeting of its small shareholders.
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Neuroinflammation II: the Kynurenine Pathway in Fibromalgia and ME/CFS - Health Rising

Neuroinflammation II: the Kynurenine Pathway in Fibromalgia and ME/CFS - Health Rising | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If research indicates neuroinflammation is present in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromaylgia the kynurenine pathway will get a close look
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Camila Batmanghelidjh to leave Kids Company, citing politicians 'ugly games'

Camila Batmanghelidjh to leave Kids Company, citing politicians 'ugly games' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Campaigner says ‘I am being silenced’ over cuts in government funding for her charity that would leave traumatised children ‘largely unprotected’
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Why are the people of this country allowing this to happen? We are a rich country there should be top notch care for everyone be their needs physical or mental, no one should be in poverty going without food, water, electricity. No one no matter their age, sex, race, religion etc., etc. should be left behind, disrespected, mistreated, looked down upon, NO ONE! 

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Has air travel improved for passengers with a disability? - BBC News

Has air travel improved for passengers with a disability? - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
BBC Scotland's Ian Hamilton reports on what it is like for passengers with a disability to experience air travel.
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Government is stripping UK children of rights, says report to UN

Government is stripping UK children of rights, says report to UN | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Children’s commissioners’ review asks for welfare cuts and repeal of Human Rights Act to be reconsidered, and warns children will be denied justice in courts
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Teachers can lawfully 'confiscate, keep or destroy' unhealthy lunchbox snacks, ministers say

Teachers can lawfully  'confiscate, keep or destroy' unhealthy lunchbox snacks, ministers say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lord Nash, an education minister, said that it would be good practice if the child in question and a second member of staff were present during the search.
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Parliamentlive.tv

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Fibromyalgia a debilitating condition. 11:00 a.m.

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Iain Duncan Smith told redefining child poverty 'won't make it go away'

Iain Duncan Smith told redefining child poverty 'won't make it go away' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alan Milburn, chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty commission told the welfare secretary scrapping targets doesn't make child poverty go away
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Why so much hysteria over the Hellenic debt?

Why so much hysteria over the Hellenic debt? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Greece defaulted on its loan from the ILF last night (Tuesday). Gosh. The world didn't stop turning; life went on; and if there was any mass hysteria, it was on the part of neoliberals who - it see...
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Challenged to defend their record of persecution against the disabled, Tories have nothing to say

Challenged to defend their record of persecution against the disabled, Tories have nothing to say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
How pleasant to hear this said in a Parliamentary debate, with not a single word of denial from the Conservative Government: "Last week there was an amazing sequence of events. On Monday, the Secre...
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More children plunged into poverty unless Tory government stops benefit cuts

More children plunged into poverty unless Tory government stops benefit cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Four Children’s Commissioners will claim in a report to the UN that child poverty rates are “unacceptably high” and they blame the Government
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Legal aid cuts: lawyers to begin boycott that could see courts grind to a halt

Legal aid cuts: lawyers to begin boycott that could see courts grind to a halt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Barristers and solicitors across UK support direct action, arguing cuts will lead to miscarriages of justice and drop in quality of representation
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Boss purrs as workers scratch for wage rise - UNITElive.org

Boss purrs as workers scratch for wage rise - UNITElive.org | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reports that Dairy Crest’s chief executive will skim off a £1.2m bonus in a proposed takeover deal, while the workers are being offered a miserly pay rise was branded as ‘rank hypocrisy’ by Unite today (June 30).   Company boss Mark Allen is said to be in line for the bonus, if a takeover deal …
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