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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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I bet I can find a million people who DON'T want David Cameron as our PM

I bet I can find a million people who DON'T want David Cameron as our PM | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Nick (@mylegalforum) Takes on IDS .........

Nick (@mylegalforum) Takes on IDS ......... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I am sure my readers will agree, for too long Iain Duncan Smith has been allowed off the hook in all manner of Press and Media we the people, we the social security claimants now have a chance to t...
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Income from private patients soars at NHS hospital trusts

Income from private patients soars at NHS hospital trusts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS trusts accused of exploiting raised limit on numbers of paying patients amid health service's 'creeping privatisation'
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Child mental health services 'stuck in the dark ages', says Norman Lamb

Child mental health services 'stuck in the dark ages', says Norman Lamb | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Care and support minister says options available to young people are 'not fit for purpose' and vows overhaul
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Professor Green: Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety

Professor Green: Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Professor Green: My dad killed himself, and having struggled with feelings myself I want to make sure I deal with them properly. You should too
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A family-friendly test that will benefit us all - Telegraph

A family-friendly test that will benefit us all - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Why have we had to wait until almost the end of this Parliament for David Cameron's 'family test' initiative?
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The families at the front of the PM’s mind

The families at the front of the PM’s mind | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: Concern about the impact of the cost of living on home life is one of the bedrocks of socialism. Is Cameron a closet lefty?
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British Bill of Rights and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights Bill 2014-15 — UK Parliament

A Bill to make provision for an application to the Council of Europe to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and the introduction of a British Bill of Rights.
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Should you worry about how much your doctor drinks? - Telegraph

Should you worry about how much your doctor drinks? - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alcohol and drug dependence are common among doctors, but that's because they are human like everyone else, says Dr Phil Hammond
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Fit for work?

Fit for work? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Chris Smith lay in a hospital bed, dying of cancer.
He should have been helped by the system, the welfare state which was established to help people like Chris.
Instead, the bombarded him with texts...
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MPs: Was universal credit 'reset' attempt to hide problems? » Universal Credit » 24dash.com

MPs: Was universal credit 'reset' attempt to hide problems? » Universal Credit » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said it is concerned that the Major Projects Authority's (MPA) decision to 'reset' the government's troubled universal credit (UC) programme may have been an attempt to "keep information secret and prevent scru...
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Slave #Britain: Duncan Smith covering up his Universal Credit mistakes again (#bedroomtax #ids #universalcredit #welfare)

Slave #Britain: Duncan Smith covering up his Universal Credit mistakes again (#bedroomtax #ids #universalcredit #welfare) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We seem to be writing about Duncan Smith regularly, and the theme seems to be the same most of the time – Duncan Smith covering up his mistakes or lying about his welfare reforms. The latest is cri...
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Tory MP Warns Osborne Rising Interest Rates Could Be A 'Catastrophe'

Tory MP Warns Osborne Rising Interest Rates Could Be A 'Catastrophe' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rising interest rates could be a "social catastrophe" that causes Britons to lose their jobs, with families plunged into financial "crisis" within days, a senior Tory MP has warned.

Speaking to the Huffington Post UK, Mark Garn...
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Stafford protest camp sets vital NHS example - ignored by media

Stafford protest camp sets vital NHS example - ignored by media | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you don't live in Stafford or the surrounding area, you won't have heard that the people of Stafford have gone to extraordinary lengths to try to save their hospital. For some time now, a 'Green...
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Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Prison lights-out policy could worsen mental health crisis, campaigners say

Prison lights-out policy could worsen mental health crisis, campaigners say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Plans by Chris Grayling to turn out lights and televisions in cells at 10.30pm are claimed to be dangerous to young offenders
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Britain’s youth risk being locked out of any recovery

Britain’s youth risk being locked out of any recovery | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tom Clark: From housing to jobs and benefits, the under-35s have little to hope for in the aftermath of this economic slump
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Domestic abuse: consultation launched over 'non-violent behaviour'

Domestic abuse: consultation launched over 'non-violent behaviour' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Consultation asks if law needs to be strengthened by spelling out abuse can be emotional and psychological as well as physical
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Our Victorian prisons have had their day - Telegraph

Our Victorian prisons have had their day - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Inmates need to be treated as responsible adults, capable of changing their morals
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Mark unravels after sanctions: "The process left me feeling suicidal."

Mark unravels after sanctions: "The process left me feeling suicidal." | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
According to Vox Political  and the Disability News Service, the UK government seems to have become the first country to face a high-level inquiry by the United Nation's Committee on the Rights of ...
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Bullying husbands face jail under new proposals by Theresa May - Telegraph

Bullying husbands face jail under new proposals by Theresa May - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Home Secretary unveils plan to criminalise "domestic abuse" which involves no violence, in a bid to crack down on "brutal reality" of intimidation behind closed doors
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New website lists underused or empty buildings owned by government

New website lists underused or empty buildings owned by government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Government Property Finder encourages individuals and organisations to challenge government about underused property and land
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"I never want another parent to feel as desolate and as frightened as I did"

"I never want another parent to feel as desolate and as frightened as I did" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Guest post from Yvonne, author of The Special Parent’s Handbook. When my children were little, one by one they were each diagnosed with devastating disabilities. I was overwhelmed with emotions, I ...
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Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling door-stepped on his way to lunch - YouTube

Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling is the most unpopular Justice Secretary in years. Due, in part. to the heinous Legal Aid cuts he has overseen. Here, he is doo...
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The British tradition that Thatcher could not destroy

The British tradition that Thatcher could not destroy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: A powerful new film brought me to tears with its celebration of cooperation, solidarity and selflessness
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