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HIT-AND-RUN: Third man believed to have fled the country

HIT-AND-RUN: Third man believed to have fled the country | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A MAN involved in the hit-and-run on Prescot Road, which resulted in the death a four-year-old girl, is believed to be out of the country, say…
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Disabled EU citizens raise fears over post-Brexit residency rights

Disabled EU citizens raise fears over post-Brexit residency rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Brexit process could see disabled people who were born on the continent but have lived here for many years unable to secure permanent residency in the UK, because they have never been able to w…
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Campaign hopes to force improvements to ‘disgraceful’ access to rail travel

Campaign hopes to force improvements to ‘disgraceful’ access to rail travel | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new user-led campaign is calling on the government to address the “disgraceful” and “unacceptable” treatment experienced by disabled rail passengers. Transport for All (Tf…
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New Labour shadow reveals PMQs access nightmare… and ‘social model’ ignorance

New Labour shadow reveals PMQs access nightmare… and ‘social model’ ignorance | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour’s new shadow minister for disabled people has spoken about her new role, and the access problems she faces as a disabled MP during prime minister’s questions. Marie Rimmer, one o…
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Ministers forced into sickness benefit u-turn over ‘sanction fodder’ measure

Ministers forced into sickness benefit u-turn over ‘sanction fodder’ measure | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers have been forced to scrap a drastic change to benefit rules that meant seriously ill claimants found unfairly “fit for work” were no longer allowed to take an extended period …
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PIP investigation: MPs expand search for evidence, but again sidestep dishonesty claims

PIP investigation: MPs expand search for evidence, but again sidestep dishonesty claims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A committee of MPs is seeking fresh evidence about a disability benefit assessment process, but again appears to be trying to dodge concerns about dishonesty among the healthcare professionals who …
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Click here to support A Boy and his Liver by Mona Albright

Click here to support A Boy and his Liver by Mona Albright | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Boy and his Liver by Mona Albright - It all started with a chicken coop. An experiment with housing for poultry ended in cellulitis and wonky blood tests. The wonky lab work, tests and biopsies have all come to a dreaded diagnosis. My husband, Kristopher, was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver on 1/12/17. The very next day
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A friend's friend, if you can help it will be gratefully appreciated!
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Bill Maher Rips 'Conman' Trump For Taking Americans ‘For A Ride’

Bill Maher Rips 'Conman' Trump For Taking Americans ‘For A Ride’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"I would say Trump was a used car salesman, but with a used car salesman at least you get a car."
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PRESCOT ROAD LATEST: Girl in critical condition, woman seriously ill; police release CCTV of young men running from scene

PRESCOT ROAD LATEST: Girl in critical condition, woman seriously ill; police release CCTV of young men running from scene | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl is in a critical condition and a woman is seriously ill after they were mown down in a hit-and-run by a suspected stolen…
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Twisted Damian Green thinks it’s ‘exciting’ that future jobs may not have stable hours, holiday pay, sick pay or pensions

Twisted Damian Green thinks it’s ‘exciting’ that future jobs may not have stable hours, holiday pay, sick pay or pensions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions thinks it is “exciting” that his government is getting rid of the securities that have made working life bearable for working people for dec…
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You’ll never believe who the ONS says is at greatest risk of suicide in the UK

You’ll never believe who the ONS says is at greatest risk of suicide in the UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After all the time This Writer has spent trying to persuade people threatening suicide to soldier on, it is ironic that the statistics suggest the person at the most risk of all… is me.* Crit…
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Radical Islam's War Againt All of Us - Documentary HD

This is a film about Radical Islamic Terror. A dangerous ideology, fueled by religious hatred. It's important to remember, most Muslims are peaceful and d
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No one can quite get their heads around an answer Theresa May just gave Vogue | The Canary

No one can quite get their heads around an answer Theresa May just gave Vogue | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's left everybody stunned.
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What happened after Violet-Grace was hit... and what should happen next

What happened after Violet-Grace was hit... and what should happen next | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you know who did it call the police on 0151 777 6041
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Disabled EU citizens raise fears over post-Brexit residency rights

Disabled EU citizens raise fears over post-Brexit residency rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Brexit process could see disabled people who were born on the continent but have lived here for many years unable to secure permanent residency in the UK, because they have never been able to w…
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Ministers face twin attack over bus accessibility failures

Ministers face twin attack over bus accessibility failures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two leading disabled campaigners have criticised ministers for failing to agree key measures that would improve the accessibility of bus services. The crossbench peer Baroness [Jane] Campbell and a…
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Disabled people must ‘take initiative’ in fight to keep rights after Brexit

Disabled people must ‘take initiative’ in fight to keep rights after Brexit | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people and their organisations must “take the initiative” and fight to keep the laws that protect their rights as the UK heads towards Brexit, campaigners have been told. The c…
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Ministers forced into sickness benefit u-turn over ‘sanction fodder’ measure

Ministers forced into sickness benefit u-turn over ‘sanction fodder’ measure | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers have been forced to scrap a drastic change to benefit rules that meant seriously ill claimants found unfairly “fit for work” were no longer allowed to take an extended period …
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Nearly half of PIP reviews saw award cut, according to unpublished DWP figures

Nearly half of PIP reviews saw award cut, according to unpublished DWP figures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nearly half of disabled people subject to “planned reviews” of their eligibility for the government’s new disability benefit are having their existing award either cut or removed comple…
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Finally Fibromyalgia considered as a lifelong central nervous system disorder - Fibromyalgia Awareness

Finally Fibromyalgia considered as a lifelong central nervous system disorder - Fibromyalgia Awareness | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
By :J William M Tweedie Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, Universit
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Four-year-old girl left in critical condition after hit-and-run

Four-year-old girl left in critical condition after hit-and-run | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Police issue CCTV images of two men who fled the scene
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Boy Nearly Decapitated Due To Popular Cell Phone Accessory, Parents Warn Others

Boy Nearly Decapitated Due To Popular Cell Phone Accessory, Parents Warn Others | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
 
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Manafort volunteered to testify before House Intelligence Committee in its Russia probe

Manafort volunteered to testify before House Intelligence Committee in its Russia probe | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Manafort is President Trump’s former campaign chairman.
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‘I was crying and in pain'—the truth behind the Tory benefit cuts

‘I was crying and in pain'—the truth behind the Tory benefit cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tories ramped up their war on disabled people with dangerous new “reforms” to the personal independence payment (Pip) benefits last Thursday.
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'I'm cutting my 'Rapunzel' hair to support my best friend's cancer fight'

'I'm cutting my 'Rapunzel' hair to support my best friend's cancer fight' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A MUM has spoken of her pride as her 10-year-old daughter prepares to cut 12 inches off her long locks to help make wigs for children with cancer.
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