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Confusion reigns over new housing minister | News | Inside Housing

Confusion reigns over new housing minister | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Speculation mounted last night about who will replace Mark Prisk as housing minister as Number 10 failed to confirm who will take on the housing brief.
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What the Labour Party achieved, lest we forget

What the Labour Party achieved, lest we forget | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
1. Longest period of sustained low inflation since the 60s.2. Low mortgage rates.3. Introduced the National Minimum Wage and raised it to £5.52 per hour.4. Over 14,000 more police in England and Wales.5. Cut overall crime by 32 per cent.6. Record levels of literacy and numeracy in schools.7. Young people achieving some of the best…
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The benefit cap, phrenology and the new Conservative character divination

The benefit cap, phrenology and the new Conservative character divination | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"This is a round up."   “Of the forehead, When the forehead is perfectly perpendicular, from the hair to the eyebrows, it denotes an utter deficiency of understanding.” Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801) . Back in the nineteenth century, phrenology was the preferred "science" of personality and character divination. The growth in popularity of "scientific" lectures as entertainment…
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Sod Traingate, a woman died in agony after Virgin Care stalled treatment claiming she ‘wasn’t that sick’ | The Canary

Sod Traingate, a woman died in agony after Virgin Care stalled treatment claiming she ‘wasn’t that sick’ | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sod Traingate, a woman died in agony after Virgin Care stalled treatment claiming she ‘wasn’t that sick’ from The Canary on 28th August 2016
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STOP THE STP open statement for you to add your name and join the fight

STOP THE STP open statement for you to add your name and join the fight | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An open statement for national newspapers and media to register our protest at the lack of accountability and democratic process in the restructure of the NHS
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If you care at all about the NHS take the time to get involved, whether it's signing petitions, writing letters, campaigning 
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Human Rights Act will be scrapped, government confirms

Human Rights Act will be scrapped, government confirms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Campaigners speak out after Liz Truss confirms Conservative commitment to a British bill of rights
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This is the bombshell dropped by Theresa May's government while the media whined on about Traingate | The Canary

This is the bombshell dropped by Theresa May's government while the media whined on about Traingate | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This is the bombshell dropped by Theresa May's government while the media whined on about Traingate from The Canary on 25th August 2016
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Countdown to Rio: Baker and JP are ready for anything as they head to Brazil

Countdown to Rio: Baker and JP are ready for anything as they head to Brazil | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It’s nearly four years since Natasha Baker claimed two gold medals at London 2012, but the “fantastic” memories she has of her home Paralympic Games means it feels to her as if it was only last yea…
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Justice project will help DPOs tackle discrimination through the courts

Justice project will help DPOs tackle discrimination through the courts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new user-led project will help disabled people in London use the law to fight for their independent living rights, and combat the discrimination they face from providers of goods and services.Inc…
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Paralympian calls for inquiry into ‘unacceptable’ Rio failures

Paralympian calls for inquiry into ‘unacceptable’ Rio failures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The failure of the organisers of the Rio Paralympics to treat the event on a par with the Olympic Games is “unacceptable” and has to be challenged, according to a leading figure in the UK Paralympi…
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Government ‘has stripped Paralympians of their Motability vehicles’

Government ‘has stripped Paralympians of their Motability vehicles’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paralympians heading to Rio next week have lost their Motability vehicles after being reassessed as part of the government’s programme of benefit cuts and reforms, a member of the ParalympicsGB tea…
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Distract, Demean, Destroy – A Response to Richard Angell

Distract, Demean, Destroy – A Response to Richard Angell | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In a new attack from the right-wing “Progress”, Richard Angell has laid-out how “Corbynistas” can stop online abuse. As Director, Richard has a responsibility to present the facts and win an argument. He has done neither. Let me start by stating the obvious: abuse - of any kind (to quote our “dear leader”) – is…
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'Accessible toilet signs - not every disability is visible' campaign

'Accessible toilet signs - not every disability is visible' campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Help us fight stigma by installing better signage on accessible toilet doors.
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Corbyn delivers a brutal message to Richard Branson after the Traingate smear falls apart [VIDEO] | The Canary

Corbyn delivers a brutal message to Richard Branson after the Traingate smear falls apart [VIDEO] | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
There's light at the end of the tunnel.
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BBC star's fury at £144 train ticket - to be 'trapped' by toilet

BBC star's fury at £144 train ticket - to be 'trapped' by toilet | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Radio presenter expresses safety fears aboard Virgin Bank Holiday service from Birmingham to London
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Corbyn or Progress? – You Decide.

Corbyn or Progress? – You Decide. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yet again Labour's ever growing membership have got to vote again for who they want as their Party Leader. This has been already been democratically decided but yet again Labour's loony right-wing progress members, who in my opinion are more Tory than Socialist, are demanding that the Leadership be voted on again. Corbyn, yet again,…
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The Bengal Famine: How the British engineered the worst genocide in human history for profit

It was worse than the Jews Hitler decimated during WW2. And it went on for centuries. This Independence Day a look back on the Bengal Famine, the worst crime committed by the British during their stint as our rulers.
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eBay - help us stop the deception!

eBay - help us stop the deception! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sign our petition calling on eBay Classifieds Group to take the lead in protecting animals.
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Never mind Labour, it's the Conservative Party that's about to implode [OPINION] | The Canary

Never mind Labour, it's the Conservative Party that's about to implode [OPINION] | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Never mind Labour, it's the Conservative Party that's about to implode [OPINION] from The Canary on 26th August 2016
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Countdown to Rio: Skelhon ready to medal after winning battle with motivation

Countdown to Rio: Skelhon ready to medal after winning battle with motivation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Matt Skelhon admits that he has struggled with his motivation in the lead-up to his third Paralympic games.Having competed in Beijing – where he won shooting gold – and in London, where he won silv…
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Countdown to Rio: Rowlings ready to ‘smash it’ after years of ‘selfish’ preparation

Countdown to Rio: Rowlings ready to ‘smash it’ after years of ‘selfish’ preparation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
When Ben Rowlings lines up on the start-line in Rio, he will know that he could not have done anything more to prepare himself for his bid to win a medal.The wheelchair racer, who is taking part in…
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DPAC’s 1,000-name letter backs Corbyn, disabled people’s champion

DPAC’s 1,000-name letter backs Corbyn, disabled people’s champion | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 1,000 Deaf and disabled people and their allies have backed Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to be re-elected as Labour leader, after signing a letter recognising his years of support for key disabili…
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DWP hides seven secret benefit suicide reviews

DWP hides seven secret benefit suicide reviews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to publish nine secret reviews into the deaths of benefit claimants, despite finally admitting that seven of them relate to people who took th…
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The USA does not want to partake in mutual administrative assistance on tax matters.

The USA does not want to partake in mutual administrative assistance on tax matters. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development issued a press release in Paris this afternoon saying:
25/08/2016 – In a ceremony at OECD Headquarters in Paris today, Burkina Faso, Malaysia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Samoa signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance i
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Online benefits appeal hearings could last for weeks, says tribunal president

The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news
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SKINNED and ready to EAT: British Robins among 25m birds SLAUGHTERED in southern Europe

SKINNED and ready to EAT: British Robins among 25m birds SLAUGHTERED in southern Europe | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE humble British robin is among 25 MILLION birds being butchered every year in the world’s most shameful wildlife tragedy.
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