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Liberal Democrats planning tax rises for wealthy - Telegraph

Liberal Democrats planning tax rises for wealthy - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats would target the well-off with more tax rises if they remain in government after the election, Danny Alexander will say.
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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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​Zero-hour contracts shouldn’t be scrapped, just rebranded – Tory minister

​Zero-hour contracts shouldn’t be scrapped, just rebranded – Tory minister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Controversial zero-hour contracts need to be rebranded because the term is inaccurate and adds to ‘scare stories,’ according to Tory Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith.
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​Israeli confiscation of ‘absentee’ Palestinian properties upheld by Supreme Court

​Israeli confiscation of ‘absentee’ Palestinian properties upheld by Supreme Court | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has upheld a controversial law which allows Israel to confiscate the property of so-called “absentee” Palestinian owners, residing in territories not under full Israeli control. Judges hope the state won’t abuse the legislation.
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The real progressive in the leader's debate is Ed Miliband

The real progressive in the leader's debate is Ed Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has faced some vicious opposition over the past five years. Not just from the Tories, the press, big business and the establishment, but from the rival fringe parties claiming to be on ...
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Labour pledges four-week limit to unpaid internships

Labour pledges four-week limit to unpaid internships | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband to say many jobs in arts, media, finance and law are closed to those who cannot work for free; internships must pay minimum wage after four weeks
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ELECTION 2015: Liberal Democrats want BSL recognition and a single assessment

ELECTION 2015: Liberal Democrats want BSL recognition and a single assessment | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats have published a manifesto which – of the five main parties covering both England and Wales – appears to offer the most extensive series of proposals around disability rights....
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Information watchdog to probe DWP’s secret reviews on benefit deaths

Information watchdog to probe DWP’s secret reviews on benefit deaths | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The information watchdog is to investigate the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over its refusal to publish secret reviews into 49 benefit-related deaths. The Information Commissioner’s Offic...
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ELECTION 2015: Conservatives confirm plans for £12 billion welfare cuts

ELECTION 2015: Conservatives confirm plans for £12 billion welfare cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Conservative party has made it clear in its election manifesto that it plans to make further sweeping cuts to social security spending, and scrap the Human Rights Act. The manifesto says that t...
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If you don't vote your voice with not be heard. Registration to vote ends very soon if you in anyway disagree with the way the Disabled and Chronically Sick and Disabled have been treated over the last 5 years of Tory government in which, thousands have died please vote them out with more cuts to come there will be nothing left of Social Security.

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ELECTION 2015: Labour promises WCA reform, an end to the bedroom tax… and cuts

ELECTION 2015: Labour promises WCA reform, an end to the bedroom tax… and cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour has published an election manifesto that includes pledges on social care and welfare reform, but offers few new policies on disability rights. The manifesto says Labour is the “party of equa...
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Sonia Poulton - Broken Britain Charity Single

Sonia Poulton - Broken Britain Charity Single | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Police warn of deadly 'sleeper' playground craze after child taken to hospital

Police warn of deadly 'sleeper' playground craze after child taken to hospital | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Police officers are warning parents about the game which involves a child having their nose and mouth held shut by another child until they pass out
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Iain Duncan Smith DEFENDS zero-hour contracts

Iain Duncan Smith DEFENDS zero-hour contracts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Shameless Tory wants to rebrand the exploitative contracts, saying they're "badly named"
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Just like the rebranding of "Social Security" to fit with government plans and turn public opinion without the public realizing what is going on. Don't fall for it. 

 

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Jo Brand stars in Labour NHS broadcast | PoliticsHome.com

Jo Brand stars in Labour NHS broadcast | PoliticsHome.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Era of loneliness? More than 66% of British adults are lonely

Era of loneliness? More than 66% of British adults are lonely | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of adults in the UK feel lonely as social interaction appears to be on the decline. Younger people who use social media and technology daily experience the most loneliness, a study has found.
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​TTIP vs Democracy: London activists to resist controversial EU-US trade deal

​TTIP vs Democracy: London activists to resist controversial EU-US trade deal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds of political activists will gather in London on Saturday to protest a controversial EU-US trade agreement campaigners warn will enhance corporate power, and promote the privatization of vital public services.
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Canada charges four British sailors with sexual assault in Nova Scotia

Incident allegedly occurred in Shearwater, Nova Scotia, on Thursday where sailors were taking part in hockey tournament with Canadian armed forces
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Tories 'increasingly panic-stricken', says Ed Miliband adviser

Tories 'increasingly panic-stricken',  says Ed Miliband adviser | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Axelrod says Conservatives have underestimated Labour leader and are losing momentum as general election approaches
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ELECTION 2015: Greens offer five key pledges on social care and benefits

ELECTION 2015: Greens offer five key pledges on social care and benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Green party have included five key pledges around disability benefits and social care in their manifesto, as well as suggesting sweeping long-term plans to reform the welfare state. The party’s...
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ELECTION 2015: Two disabled activists barred from job-sharing MP bids

ELECTION 2015: Two disabled activists barred from job-sharing MP bids | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled activists have been barred from standing as job-share candidates in at least two constituencies in next month’s general election. At least three serious attempts – two involving disabled p...
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ELECTION 2015: UKIP would scrap WCA, bedroom tax… and care watchdog

ELECTION 2015: UKIP would scrap WCA, bedroom tax… and care watchdog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UKIP’s manifesto has significant policies on out-of-work disability benefits and social care, but offers little to suggest that disability rights would be a priority if the party won power. The man...
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DWP carries out threat to ban questions from Disability News Service

DWP carries out threat to ban questions from Disability News Service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has carried out its threat to stop answering any questions from the country’s only disability news agency. DWP’s chief press officer (disability) had prev...
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ELECTION 2015: Charity boss criticised by watchdog over Tory manifesto photo

ELECTION 2015: Charity boss criticised by watchdog over Tory manifesto photo | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The disabled head of a disability charity has been criticised by the charities watchdog after a full-page photograph of her was used – with her permission – in the Conservative party’s election man...
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David Cameron left red-faced as voters WALK OUT of a Tory campaign event

David Cameron left red-faced as voters WALK OUT of a Tory campaign event | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister hoped to win over mobile phone workers with a town hall-style question-and-answer session
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National Park pay cut highlights the need to strengthen trade unions

National Park pay cut highlights the need to strengthen trade unions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has unilaterally changed the terms and conditions of work for 19 of its staff, removing enhanced rates of pay for weekend work. The organisation's bosses ...
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Simon Danczuk: Strip Lord Janner of peerage | PoliticsHome.com

Simon Danczuk: Strip Lord Janner of peerage | PoliticsHome.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Paul Smyth's curator insight, April 17, 4:34 AM

I'd strip him of a lot more than that but it's at least a start.

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What will the Tories suggest next. "Compassionate" eugenics?

What will the Tories suggest next. "Compassionate" eugenics? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tory parliamentary candidate for Cambridge, Chamali Fernando sparked outrage and horror after saying mental health patients should wear wristbands to identify their conditions. Fernando was spe...
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