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Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair

Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A report published today by Just Fair finds that the UK government is in breach of its legal obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of disabled people.
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Why Tribunals have to consider the government definition of bedroom

Why Tribunals have to consider the government definition of bedroom | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Today I put out a blog on the government definition of a bedroom.  Some have argued this is irrelevant and a mere proposed future standard and only on new build properties. They are entitled to the...
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BREAKING: UK Parliament Will Vote To Recognize The State Of Palestine

BREAKING: UK Parliament Will Vote To Recognize The State Of Palestine | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In an apparent sign of division between back and front bench MPs in the House of Commons, backbenchers have secured a vote for the House to recognize the state of Palestine. The title of the debate...
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Healthcare funds distribution unfair, audit finds

Healthcare funds distribution unfair, audit finds | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Report says some areas are struggling because of an unfair Whitehall system to allocate £79n in resources
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Parents struggling to help offspring on to the housing ladder

Parents struggling to help offspring on to the housing ladder | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Those that can afford to give their children an average of £23,000, says report from Shelter
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Children's doctor admits sexual abuse of young cancer patients

Children's doctor admits sexual abuse of young cancer patients | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Dr Myles Bradbury pleads guilty to string of offences against children in his care at Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge
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How the super rich got richer: 10 shocking facts about inequality

How the super rich got richer: 10 shocking facts about inequality | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Danny Dorling: The gap between the super rich and the rest of us is spiralling out of control, with Britain’s 1% grabbing more than their counterparts anywhere else in Europe
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: How not to be a Doctor

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: How not to be a Doctor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Social worker who gloated on Facebook over breaking up a family

Social worker who gloated on Facebook over breaking up a family | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Siobhan Condon, 41, bragged breaking up the family and revelled in the judge giving the parents a ‘massive rollicking’. The post gave enough information to identify the family.
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Sexual harassment rife at UK universities, says NUS

Sexual harassment rife at UK universities, says NUS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Survey finds 'laddism' rife on campuses, as 37% of women and 12% of men say they have faced unwelcome sexual advances
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Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp’s relationship was far from ‘normal’

Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp’s relationship was far from ‘normal’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: In acquitting Pistorius of murder, Judge Masipa seems to be saying that brutality is part and parcel of ordinary life
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The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals

The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: Cameron’s and Ukip’s backing for a treaty that lets corporations devour public services exposes their duplicity
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Sexual abuse in prison needs urgent investigation, commission warns

Sexual abuse in prison needs urgent investigation, commission warns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Howard League for Penal Reform says evidence shows that hundreds of inmates are raped and sexually assaulted each year
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Alex Salmond accused of lying over EU talks - Telegraph

Alex Salmond accused of lying over EU talks - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Telegraph can disclose the French, Spanish and Belgian governments have rejected Mr Salmond's claim in a TV interview that he has held talks with them over EU membership.
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Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02m

Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02m | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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What is a bedroom - There is a minimum size and specification...from the coalition

What is a bedroom - There is a minimum size and specification...from the coalition | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This coalition government DO have a minimum room size and minimum room width and a detailed specification of what constitutes a bedroom and below is a game changer in the bedroom tax and especially...
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Mother of girl shot by father told police of concerns

Mother of girl shot by father told police of concerns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lyndsey Shipstone understood to have spoken to local sergeant weeks before estranged partner killed daughter and himself
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Hillary Clinton is not a 'coy' candidate in waiting. She plays by her own rules

Hillary Clinton is not a 'coy' candidate in waiting. She plays by her own rules | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Megan Carpentier: If you’re stumping in Iowa in 2014, you’re running. But the horse-race watchers are busy calling her names – and you bet it’s because she’s a woman
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Chris Grayling plans network of mental health centres in prisons

Chris Grayling plans network of mental health centres in prisons | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Justice secretary says he wants every prisoner who needs it to have access to the best possible mental health treatment
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Illness as a career choice - Centre for Policy Studies

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This Doctor is so ignorant he is dangerous!

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Incomes increased for the richest last year, but fell for everyone else (surprise!) - Inequality Briefing

Incomes increased for the richest last year, but fell for everyone else (surprise!) - Inequality Briefing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The richest fifth of the UK population saw their incomes increase by £940 in 2013. But incomes were down by £250 for the other 80% of the population... and by £381 for the poorest fifth, according ...
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Pass the sick bag not the pop corn: US verdict on DWP's privatised sick note service

Last week I revealed how Lord Freud, the welfare reform minister, had awarded a new contract to Health Management Ltd, subsidiary of US multinational company, Maximus, to take over from doctors  to...
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Party leaders now love the Scots. But what about the UK’s minority groups?

Party leaders now love the Scots. But what about the UK’s minority groups? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hugh Muir: The political establishment has suddenly realised the worth of the Scottish people. If only they would sing a similar love song to Britain’s minorities
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Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime

Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Overcrowding, understaffing and lack of care have implications far beyond the walls of our cruel jails
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I faced burnout working as a GP in the NHS – I had to stop

I faced burnout working as a GP in the NHS – I had to stop | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Doctors need proper management and leadership, and structured career breaks, says Jessica Buchan
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If I were king for a day, I would ban open-plan offices

If I were king for a day, I would ban open-plan offices | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Paxman: Such offices tell us what our bosses think of us – that we are employed to fulfil a mechanical task and we are interchangeable
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