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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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Homeless and alone... woman evicted after 30 years over a £200 bedroom tax bill

Homeless and alone... woman evicted after 30 years over a £200 bedroom tax bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A woman who was evicted from her home of almost 30 years after being unable to pay a £210 bedroom tax bill is now homeless in Lincoln.


Carol Sutherland had been getting by on her dead...
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Is ESA Really Harder to Claim than IB?

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Is ESA Really Harder to Claim than IB? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Dr Simon John Duffy: Why we're launching the LDA for England

Dr Simon John Duffy: Why we're launching the LDA for England | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Conditional tenancies causing 'cultural shifts' » Housing » 24dash.com

Conditional tenancies causing 'cultural shifts' » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conditional tenancies in the social housing sector are promoting "significant cultural shifts" for both housing providers and tenants, a new report has revealed.
HACT's research, funded by Yarlington Housing Group and Trafford Housing Trust, focuses...
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EXCLUSIVE: Housing chief executives' pay rises above inflation | News | Inside Housing

EXCLUSIVE: Housing chief executives' pay rises above inflation | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Chief executives of the biggest housing associations in the UK received an inflation-busting 3.85% pay rise on average in the 2013-14 financial year, Inside Housing can reveal.
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Skin cancer drug should be available on NHS, officials say

Skin cancer drug should be available on NHS, officials say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nice suggests patients should have access to dabrafenib if makers GSK give the health service a discount
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Delays to welfare payments for disabled people 'unacceptable', admits minister

Delays to welfare payments for disabled people 'unacceptable', admits minister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Just under 40% of cases registered for Personal Independence Payment have been cleared in 16 months, says Mark Harper
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Tories charge £2,500 a head for access to ministers at party conference

Tories charge £2,500 a head for access to ministers at party conference | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paying guests will attend conference's business day, including lunch with David Cameron and dinner with George Osborne
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NHS faces mounting financial crisis as deficit heads towards £1bn

NHS faces mounting financial crisis as deficit heads towards £1bn | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of hospitals could be in the red by end of year without urgent government bailout, warn NHS leaders in private
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Treasury select committee urged to probe the ‘true’ nature of the jobless figures

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The #1 Trick To Engaging With A Narcissist

If you are related to, married to, or divorced from a narcissist, then you know how difficult it is reason with them....
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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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Are you in the ESA Support Group? Have you been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? » DPAC

Are you in the ESA Support Group? Have you been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? » DPAC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Are you in the ESA Support Group and have been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview?

Are you in the ESA Support Group and have  been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It would appear the DWP are up to their tricks again - threatening sick and disabled people with withdrawal of benefits unless they attend Work Focussed Interviews - Even those of us in the Support...
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Yes or NO? Scotland Decides

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Yes or NO? Scotland Decides | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New employment figures mean workers are worse-off

New employment figures mean workers are worse-off | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government will no doubt be ecstatic about new figures from the Office for National Statistics, claiming that unemployment has fallen again and now stands at 2.02 million, or 6.2 per cent of th...
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Government's plans to abolish local welfare fund hit High Court hitch » Central Government » 24dash.com

Government's plans to abolish local welfare fund hit High Court hitch » Central Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tory-led coalition's plans to abolish the Local Welfare Provision Fund have come off the rails after being challenged in the High Court.
A disabled man in Cheshire made a legal claim against the government's proposal to withdraw £174 milli...
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Record View: Scots can build better Scotland and better Britain

Record View: Scots can build better Scotland and better Britain | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
AS Scotland stands at the crossroads of history RECORD VIEW insists it will not tell you how to vote – but whatever the outcome it will steadfastly support the settled will of the Scottish people.
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Iain Duncan Smith and the tall tale of the feckless layabouts

Iain Duncan Smith and the tall tale of the feckless layabouts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hugh Muir: First thoughts: New research suggests that the work-shy scroungers who live off benefits as a ‘lifestyle choice’ may not actually exist
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Lib Dems Blame Labour For ‘Bedroom Tax’ Misery - Welfare News Service

Lib Dems Blame Labour For ‘Bedroom Tax’ Misery - Welfare News Service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Something has just happened that Vox Political predicted more than two years ago. The shock is the identity of the perpetrators. According to the Welfare News Service, the Liberal Democrats are bla...
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Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS

Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Extra spending and raising profile of service could form key plank of 2015 election strategy
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Number of People Claiming Sickness Benefits Hits Two Year High

Number of People Claiming Sickness Benefits Hits Two Year High | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of people claiming out of work sickness or disability benefits has hit a two year high provisional statistics from the DWP show. 2,510,000 people are estimated to have been claiming eith...
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Boris Johnson welcomes 'benevolent' Murdoch and News UK to London Bridge - Media news - Media Week<

Boris Johnson welcomes 'benevolent' Murdoch and News UK to London Bridge - Media news - Media Week< | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson welcomes 'benevolent' Murdoch and News UK to London Bridge from Media Week - news and information from the world of media
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The change that could see drivers unable to buy car insurance

The change that could see drivers unable to buy car insurance | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Car insurance changes: Customers without licence details to be declined cover
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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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