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Nick Clegg: Tories’ EU fight ‘is doomed to failure’ | UK | News | Daily Express

Nick Clegg: Tories’ EU fight ‘is doomed to failure’ | UK | News | Daily Express | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NICK CLEGG will this week accuse David Cameron of “playing with fire” by promising a European referendum to appease “hardliners” in his party.
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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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Exclusive: Child abuse victims to sue Government

Exclusive: Child abuse victims to sue Government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An alleged victim of historical child abuse has instructed lawyers over his intention to take legal action, claiming the Government is in breach of its obligations to victims of abuse. The victim, who has asked not to be named for legal reasons, believes the government has not lived up to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which guarantees respect for home life. Had it done so, it is claimed, many more victims would have come forward to assist the police. The victim is an alleged survivor of child abuse at Grafton Close, a care home run by Richmond Borough Council in south-west London.
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David Cameron’s youthful, woman-friendly reshuffle is a ‘last-minute worry about votes,’ says Labour

David Cameron’s youthful, woman-friendly reshuffle is a ‘last-minute worry about votes,’ says Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron will begin his long-awaited Government reshuffle this evening by sacking a handful of middle-aged or elderly white men so that he can present a younger and more mixed ministerial team for next year’s general election.
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Power grab for taxman criticised as 'sinister' - Telegraph

Power grab for taxman criticised as 'sinister' - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Employees will not be told about changes to their tax codes for 30 days in HMRC move which could see people forced to pay more than they owe
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Eye tests could detect early Alzheimer's

Eye tests could detect early Alzheimer's | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Researchers say Alzheimer's marker can be detected in retina and lens of eye
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MPs should attend course on seven principles of public life, says report

MPs should attend course on seven principles of public life, says report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Many appear to show little interest in understanding principles drawn up in 1995 after 'sleaze scandals', committee warns
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Autistic Boy bullied cries "I don't want to die" 2 teens kidnap boy with autism posted on facebook - YouTube

bullying : 11 year old 'Autistic Boy bullied' cries 2 Teens bully 11-year-old autistic boy Boy with autism "I don't want to die" as 2 teens kidnap boy with a...
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Promotion of women in Tory reshuffle looks last-minute, says Labour

Promotion of women in Tory reshuffle looks last-minute, says Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yvette Cooper says David Cameron has had four years to put more women in cabinet, and has 'blind spot' on issue
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Home Office accessing NHS records to help track down illegal immigrants

Home Office accessing NHS records to help track down illegal immigrants | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Patients' and migrants' rights groups express concern over use of little-noticed exemption in data protection rules
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Man Tells Woman He Can't Get Turned On By Her Aging Body -- And She Reacts Perfectly

Man Tells Woman He Can't Get Turned On By Her Aging Body -- And She Reacts Perfectly | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Naked, I stood at the closet doors with the lights on and made myself ready. I took a deep breath and positioned the mirrors so I could see all of me. I consciously worked to remove my self-believed inner image. I opened my eyes and looked very caref...
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Multi-millionaire helping mums flee UK to keep babies from care

Multi-millionaire helping mums flee UK to keep babies from care | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ian Joseph has spent over £30,000 helping 200 women to avoid having their newborns taken away by social services
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MPs tell Theresa May: abuse survivors must be on inquiry panel | ExaroNews

MPs tell Theresa May: abuse survivors must be on inquiry panel | ExaroNews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Margaret Thatcher 'personally covered up' child abuse allegations against senior ministers

Margaret Thatcher 'personally covered up' child abuse allegations against senior ministers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tory Prime Minister is said to have held a meeting with a rising star, who was tipped for promotion, and told him: “You have to clean up your sexual act”
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TTIP: Government needs to insist on protection for public services | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

There has been a flurry of publicity and comment over the weekend about the impact the EU-US Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) could have
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Protesters fear trade deal with US will 'carve open' health service

Protesters fear trade deal with US will 'carve open' health service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people marched on the European Commission offices in London yesterday to protest against a free-trade deal being negotiated with the United States that some claim could lead to the privatisation of the NHS.
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Family Rights: A Movement for Change

Family Rights:  A Movement for Change | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On 1 July, we hosted a workshop on Family Rights, Citizenship and Mental Capacity Act; one of our projects here at Bringing Us Together. This was day 104 of the 107 day Justice for LB campaign.  We...
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We might be disabled, but we still badly need our independence

We might be disabled, but we still badly need our independence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Penny Pepper: Iain Duncan Smith is axing the independent living fund, which gives thousands of people valuable but simple freedoms. This is why we are protesting
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Healthier living could prevent Alzheimer's

Healthier living could prevent Alzheimer's | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Study suggests lifestyle changes could mean up to 200,000 fewer people in the UK having Alzheimer's by 2050
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David Cameron 'open' to all-women shortlists on eve of reshuffle

David Cameron 'open' to all-women shortlists on eve of reshuffle | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prime minister expected to promote a number of women, as he moves to project a modern and diverse face of the Tory party
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Disabled People Denied Voting Rights, Group Says

Disabled People Denied Voting Rights, Group Says | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the...
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Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hilary Rose and Steven Rose: What really winds up Israel is that this rejection comes from a famous scientist, and it is science that drives its economy, prestige and military strength
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Edward Snowden condemns Britain's emergency surveillance bill

Edward Snowden condemns Britain's emergency surveillance bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Exclusive: NSA whistleblower says it 'defies belief' that bill must be rushed through after government ignored issue for a year
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My letter to PM on whips and child abuse inquiry - Mark Reckless, Tory MP

My letter to PM on whips and child abuse inquiry - Mark Reckless, Tory MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Dolphin Square: MPs threw parties ‘for sexual abuse of children’ | ExaroNews

Dolphin Square: MPs threw parties ‘for sexual abuse of children’ | ExaroNews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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999 waits soaring: Crews taking up to three minutes longer to reach seriously ill patients

999 waits soaring: Crews taking up to three minutes longer to reach seriously ill patients | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The delays are critical because the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest drop by 10 per cent a minute
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Tories discuss stripping benefits claimants who refuse treatment for depression

Tories discuss stripping benefits claimants who refuse treatment for depression | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reposted from the TelegraphAs if the Tories haven't damaged peoples mental health enough with their flawed policies, now we have this ... they really don't give a sh*t do they.The number of people ...
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