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Letter to Andrew Langdon QC

Letter to Andrew Langdon QC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Written by my good friend Darren Lynch who deserves a mention for his tireless work in helping to bring out the truth Thank You Darren. https://www.facebook.com/Grumblywuth Sent to: Andrew Langdon ...
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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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Former Dominatrix Who Knew George Osborne Arrested

Former Dominatrix Who Knew George Osborne Arrested | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Natalie Rowe, whose allegations have dogged the chancellor, was arrested this morning.
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Charity fights for the rights of street children in Brazil

Charity fights for the rights of street children in Brazil | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Claudia Cabral , founder of Terra dos Homens, on the social workers and psychologists trying to help the 24,000 youngsters in appalling conditions
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Reece Hawley deserves NHS help more than Josie Cunningham

Reece Hawley deserves NHS help more than Josie Cunningham | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alison Phillips says the Health Service MUST put life before cosmetic surgery after 21-year-old Reece was told he’ll have to fund his own cancer treatment
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Newsletter 30 July 2014

The latest PIP, ESA and DLA news
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Benefit sanctions are not fair and are not helping people into work

Benefit sanctions are not fair and are not helping people into work | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hierarchy of human needs - Abraham Maslow If we  cannot fulfil our most basic survival needs, we cannot be motivated or "incentivised" to do anything else.       Here are two article...
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Tragedy of Liverpool mum who died penniless after her benefits stopped

Tragedy of Liverpool mum who died penniless after her benefits stopped | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Distraught family say Annette Francis, who suffered from severe mental illness, was let down by the authorities
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David Cameron slammed for 'brushing off' death of starving soldier killed by benefit cuts

David Cameron slammed for 'brushing off' death of starving soldier killed by benefit cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Clapson's grieving sister Gill Thompson has called for the Government to review the way that benefits are “sanctioned” in the wake of the tragedy
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New Statesman | Balls puts the Tories on the spot over tax cuts for the rich

New Statesman | Balls puts the Tories on the spot over tax cuts for the rich | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow chancellor challenges Osborne and Cameron over failure to rule out cutting top rate from 45p to 40p. 
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New Statesman | Jon Snow on the children of Gaza: “We share some responsibility for those deaths”

New Statesman | Jon Snow on the children of Gaza: “We share some responsibility for those deaths” | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Channel 4 presenter has recorded an emotional speech to camera following his reporting trip to Gaza, which has been under heavy bombardment from Israel. 
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New Statesman | Ed Smith: Megabucks executive pay isn’t a reward for excellence – it’s a corporate contagion

New Statesman | Ed Smith: Megabucks executive pay isn’t a reward for excellence – it’s a corporate contagion | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
American banker J P Morgan argued that a company’s top brass should never earn more than 20 times what those at the bottom do. Such a ratio now sounds laughably idealistic.
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Gaza and Israel conflict: Stop killing children

Gaza and Israel conflict: Stop killing children | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The 'busyness' curse: our time is valuable, and it’s under threat

The 'busyness' curse: our time is valuable, and it’s under threat | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sarah Burnside: We are told our old world is being superseded by an exciting 24/7 economy. It might be inevitable, but when were any of us asked whether this was what we actually wanted?
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ANDY BURNHAM ‘THE CHOICE’ SPEECH: STOP THE NHS SELL-OFF, MR CAMERON, AND GIVE THE PUBLIC A SAY

Further forced privatisation of the NHS should be put on hold until it has a mandate from the public, Labour will say today (Tuesday).
In a wide-ranging speech in Manchester, as part of Labour’s...
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Response from Paul Burstow re LibDem policies for carers

Response from Paul Burstow re LibDem policies for carers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Recently CarerWatch posted a response relating to a manifesto promise for carers from the LibDems.  You can read it here We received wide spread support for the post, and also exchanged tweets with...
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Legal aid cuts have left family courts 'at breaking point'

Legal aid cuts have left family courts 'at breaking point' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
People facing child custody and divorce cases without proper advice as private arbitrations rise, says lawyer's body Resolution
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Sister launches petition for inquiry after ex-soldier died starving and destitute when benefits stopped

Sister launches petition for inquiry after ex-soldier died starving and destitute when benefits stopped | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mirror Real Britain columnist Ros Wynne-Jones reveals Gill Thompson is launching a petition on behalf of brother David Clapson – who died after being sanctioned
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A strong case for the Human Rights Act

A strong case for the Human Rights Act | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) is a straightforward statute, that works by allowing individuals in the UK to enforce their rights in their local courts.  The Act makes available a remedy for breac...
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Welfare reforms, food banks, malnutrition and the return of Victorian diseases are not coincidental, Mr Cameron

Welfare reforms, food banks, malnutrition and the return of Victorian diseases are not coincidental, Mr Cameron | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The coalition will leave more debt than all Labour governments since 1900. The current government is now responsible for £517 billion of the trillion-plus-pound UK public debt, compared to £472 bil...
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Listen: Top Tory lets slip plans to tax low-paid same as BANKERS

Listen: Top Tory lets slip plans to tax low-paid same as BANKERS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After the senior minister was taped speaking to a right-wing think-tank, Labour said “the real Tory agenda” had been let slip
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Changes to welfare system takes £18.3 million out of local economy

Changes to welfare system takes £18.3 million out of local economy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
REFORMS to the welfare system introduced last April have taken £18.3m out of the Nottingham economy, a city council report has said. The authority has added that changes – such as the...
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New Statesman | MPs who reject science are undermining the public interest

New Statesman | MPs who reject science are undermining the public interest | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On climate change and other issues, parliamentarians are ignoring the evidence. 
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New Statesman | “Poor doors” show why we need to get councils building again

New Statesman | “Poor doors” show why we need to get councils building again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We must end the virtual monopoly that private developers have on building affordable homes. 
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New Statesman | Why Cameron's crackdown on immigrant benefits won't help the Tories

New Statesman | Why Cameron's crackdown on immigrant benefits won't help the Tories | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The PM is fuelling the perception that "benefit tourism" is a problem while still allowing himself to be outflanked by Ukip. 
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This farcical tax system is cheating us out of billions

This farcical tax system is cheating us out of billions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Polly Toynbee: The whims of past chancellors have set up bizarre anomalies. It’s time to scrap tax reliefs and chase down avoiders
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Richard Dawkins, what on earth happened to you?

Richard Dawkins, what on earth happened to you? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Eleanor Robertson: Dawkins in 2014 is a man so convinced that he possesses God-like powers of omniscience that he can’t understand why everyone is angry at him for pointing out the obvious
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