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Father of bank intern Moritz Erhardt calls for change in law

Father of bank intern Moritz Erhardt calls for change in law | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Father of 21-year-old intern found dead after 72-hour shift says British government must act to prevent a similar tragedy
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Teenager in critical condition after road accident

Teenager in critical condition after road accident | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Georgia Addy in induced coma as mum asks for witnesses to come forward
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Government agency ‘blocked attempts to expose abuse of bus access loophole’

Government agency ‘blocked attempts to expose abuse of bus access loophole’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Some bus companies are taking advantage of a loophole that means they can avoid their legal obligations to ensure their buses are accessible to disabled people, the industry’s own trade association…
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‘Fit for work’ suicide man’s sister tried to take her own life after DWP ordeal

‘Fit for work’ suicide man’s sister tried to take her own life after DWP ordeal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The sister of a man driven to suicide by the “fitness for work” system tried to take her own life after being “treated like a criminal” by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over her benefi…
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How to avoid the driving licence scam - Saga

How to avoid the driving licence scam - Saga | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The DVLA is warning drivers of an insidious new scam – don’t get caught out.
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(69) WatMed Media

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WatMed Media. 12,129 likes · 12,107 talking about this. We educate, entertain & inform via original
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Disabled researcher’s book exposes ‘corporate demolition of welfare state’

Disabled researcher’s book exposes ‘corporate demolition of welfare state’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A string of activists, academics, politicians and journalists have welcomed the publication of a new book by a disabled researcher which exposes how successive governments have planned the “demolit…
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Lib Dems ‘will scrap WCA, PIP 20 metre rule, bedroom tax and benefit cap’

Lib Dems ‘will scrap WCA, PIP 20 metre rule, bedroom tax and benefit cap’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats are set to call for the much-criticised “fitness for work” test to be scrapped, as part of a major shake-up of the party’s social security policy.The annual party conference w…
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Two Apparent Irregularities Involving UNUM, ATOS, And DWP

Two Apparent Irregularities Involving UNUM, ATOS, And DWP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
 

September 17th  By George Berger for  DPAC

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Privatisation has left ambulances running out of fuel and workers owed thousands

Privatisation has left ambulances running out of fuel and workers owed thousands | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Union leaders warn hard-working ambulance are paying a high price for the privatisation of their service
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DWP panic and cover-up after claimant death publicity, WCA medics warned ‘We cannot defend you’

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A show of no confidence in Tom Watson MP. Deputy Leader. Labour.

A show of no confidence in Tom Watson MP. Deputy Leader. Labour. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thomas Watson has caused much upset and distress to some of the Labour membership, possible voters, supporters & affiliates in what I believe are his callous attempts of destroying (from within) Labours ties with the unions and turning the unions & the Labour affiliates and supporters against their own elected officers & so against Labour.

I believe that our supporters, our unions, our affiliates, our potential voters, our members, the electorate deserve better than Tom Watson.

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Polls show Jeremy Corbyn is about to win by a landslide – thanks to Owen Smith

Polls show Jeremy Corbyn is about to win by a landslide – thanks to Owen Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Corbyn looks set to achieve a second landslide victory in the Labour leadership election, according to a YouGov poll released this week. The headline figures put Corbyn at 62 per cent of the vote, with his rival Owen Smith staggering behind on 38 per cent. If such a margin were to hold for the official election, Jeremy Corbyn would be elected with an even greater mandate than the one he received less than a year ago.
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No Blacks, No Irish, No Jews, No Dogs and now No Disabled in Tory Policy

No Blacks, No Irish, No Jews, No Dogs and now No Disabled in Tory Policy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yesterday at the National Housing Federation conference the DWP clarified what was seen as an ambiguity in the DWP Minister's statement last week.  A DWP policy wonk Darrell Smith confirming  - in this disgracefully undemocratic bypassing of any scrutiny way - that the LHA maxima cap policy will apply to ALL EXISTING vulnerable tenants in…
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Nurse and her GP husband lodge complaint over ‘lies’ told by Capita PIP assessor

Nurse and her GP husband lodge complaint over ‘lies’ told by Capita PIP assessor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A benefits assessor working for the outsourcing company Capita repeatedly “lied” in her report, after carrying out a face-to-face assessment of a disabled nurse which was observed by her husband, a…
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Wealth in the UK: The richest 1% and the poorest 20%

Wealth in the UK: The richest 1% and the poorest 20% | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Oxfam claims that the richest 1% of UK wealth-holders own at least twenty-times more than the poorest 20%. That’s reasonable, but finding out what the wealthiest own is harder than you might expect.
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Guardian columnist calls for 'crowdfunded assassination' of Jeremy Corbyn [IMAGES] | The Canary

Guardian columnist calls for 'crowdfunded assassination' of Jeremy Corbyn [IMAGES] | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Guardian columnist calls for 'crowdfunded assassination' of Jeremy Corbyn [IMAGES] from The Canary on 22nd September 2016
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The details of a secret EU trade deal have been leaked, and it's f*cking terrifying | The Canary

The details of a secret EU trade deal have been leaked, and it's f*cking terrifying | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This trade deal could help make cities uninhabitable
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Benefit Cap and its cataclysmic impacts for all rented housing

Benefit Cap and its cataclysmic impacts for all rented housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The overall benefit cap reduces to £20,000 per year in the regions (87% of UK) and to £23,000 per year in London (13% of UK) from 7 November.  That is a 23% cut in the regions and 11.5% cut in London.  It will have the following impacts: Half a million more homeless children No DSS…
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McDonnell promises DPAC ‘a seat at the heart of government’

McDonnell promises DPAC ‘a seat at the heart of government’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled activists have been promised a seat “at the heart of government” if Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected as Labour leader and the party wins power at the next election.The pledge was made by shadow…
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Yobs fire rocket at severely disabled 3-year-old in wheelchair

Yobs fire rocket at severely disabled 3-year-old in wheelchair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mum Claire feared the rocket could have ignited oxygen cylinders on her severely disabled daughter's wheelchair
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FoI reveals EHRC chair’s ‘conflict of interest’ over welfare reform inquiry

FoI reveals EHRC chair’s ‘conflict of interest’ over welfare reform inquiry | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The equality watchdog’s new chair, who is set to lead an investigation into whether Tory welfare reforms breached disabled people’s human rights, worked for the government on key contracts at the h…
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Support group awards plummet by over 40% in three months

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The real reason David Cameron quit as an MP makes Britain a laughing stock | The Canary

The real reason David Cameron quit as an MP makes Britain a laughing stock | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An insult to democracy.
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David Cameron’s premiership is a tragedy for which we will all pay | Owen Jones

David Cameron’s premiership is a tragedy for which we will all pay | Owen Jones | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
He failed his own fiscal targets and leaves a bitterly divided country in crisis, with the union at risk of splitting, after gambling our future on the EU referendum
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