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How should the chosen integration pioneers deliver better care?

How should the chosen integration pioneers deliver better care? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

The 14 integrated care pioneers should accelerate learning and good practice on health and social care integration, explains Catherine Pollard

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Fears as government's Independent Living fund closes - BBC News

Fears as government's Independent Living fund closes - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thousands of disabled people in England face an uncertain future as the Independent Living Fund closes, with responsibility for funding moved to local authorities.
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What if I'm not a participant? - UNITElive.org

What if I'm not a participant? - UNITElive.org | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On the day the independent living fund ends, Unite Community member Robert Punton tells us how it changed his life – and how it’s demise will affect him. He writes:   It is often said that the Queen is special because she has two birthdays. But in fact, there are another 18,000 people who have …
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Goodbye London: why people are leaving the capital

Goodbye London: why people are leaving the capital | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
London-born Rafael Behr explores his motives for leaving the capital, how he sees the city changing and meets three more residents who have moved
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Debbie Abrahams MP Calls Slow Disability Payments “Unjust And Inhumane”

Debbie Abrahams MP Calls Slow Disability Payments “Unjust And Inhumane” | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is calling for an end to the ‘injustice of delayed payments to disabled and terminally ill people’. Mrs Abrahams has spoken in a Westminster debate de...
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Don't Let The Garden Bridge Turn Into The Workfare Bridge, Tell @TheGardenBridge To Pay A Living Wage

Don't Let The Garden Bridge Turn Into The Workfare Bridge, Tell @TheGardenBridge To Pay A Living Wage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
All those struggling with ever more vicious cuts to social security will be delighted to learn that millions of pounds of public money is soon to spent building a new bridge in Central London with ...
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Labour MP attacks academy group in maiden parliamentary speech

Labour MP attacks academy group in maiden parliamentary speech | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Inspiration Trust defends its record after Clive Lewis, who represents Norwich South, questions plans for Hewett school and Earlham early years centre
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Jeremy Corbyn is in the Labour leadership race. The real debate starts here | Owen Jones

Jeremy Corbyn is in the Labour leadership race. The real debate starts here | Owen Jones | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The current contenders are uninspiring and all but indistinguishable. The MP for Islington North offers the fresh, principled perspective the party so badly needs
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Victim's sister says Tory refusal to reveal benefit cuts deaths made her cry

Victim's sister says Tory refusal to reveal benefit cuts deaths made her cry | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's two years since David Clapson's death - but the Tories are refusing to reveal figures on similar cases. His sister Gill says she's had enough
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Disabled consumers ‘should embrace the badge of disability’ to get a better deal

Disabled consumers ‘should embrace the badge of disability’ to get a better deal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people should accept the “badge of disability” in order to increase their profile as consumers and help drive down the extra costs they face, according to a new report.The year-long Extra ...
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History project will dig deep into the past, thanks to Lottery cash

History project will dig deep into the past, thanks to Lottery cash | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded nearly £880,000 to a three-year project that will uncover disabled people’s history, through examination of eight unique buildings across England.Accentuate’s ...
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Minister feels for PIP throttle, despite delays and cancellations

Minister feels for PIP throttle, despite delays and cancellations | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The new minister for disabled people has brought forward plans to roll out the government’s new disability benefit to those with the highest support needs, despite continuing lengthy delays for tho...
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ILF closure: DPAC brings fight to save fund to the heart of Westminster

ILF closure: DPAC brings fight to save fund to the heart of Westminster | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled activists came close to forcing their way into the main debating chamber of the House of Commons during prime minister’s questions, in a last-ditch protest against the closure of the Indep...
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The BBC is under threat because its success challenges market ideology | Polly Toynbee

The BBC is under threat because its success challenges market ideology | Polly Toynbee | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conservative MPs are sharpening their knives to cut back the corporation. But they should ask why it’s so popular
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School budget cuts undermining pupil premium, says watchdog

School budget cuts undermining pupil premium, says watchdog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Funds given to schools to narrow attainment gap is being cancelled out in some cases by cuts in other funding, National Audit Office finds
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BBC reports unsurprisingly that Newcastle City Council has been 'forced' to plunder welfare funds

BBC reports unsurprisingly that Newcastle City Council has been 'forced' to plunder welfare funds | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Newcastle City Council said it would have to stop providing crisis loans to vulnerable residents The BBC reports that a north-east council says government budget cuts are forcing it to use funding ...
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How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations - Glenn Greenwald

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations - Glenn Greenwald | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This article was originally posted on The Intercept site by Glenn Greenwald.  [I can't say any of it surprises me.]  One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snow...
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Wednesday 8th July – DPAC Return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget.

Wednesday 8th July – DPAC Return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
via Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) DPAC joined by Class War, Streets Kitchen, Black Dissidents & others Announce: Balls to the Budget #Balls2TheBudget Wednesday 8th July, 10.30 am Downing ...
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Labour says universal credit will take 495 years to roll out as costs rise £3bn

Labour says universal credit will take 495 years to roll out as costs rise £3bn | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cost of Iain Duncan Smith’s troubled plan for benefits rises to £15.8bn as Major Projects Authority report reveals HS2 also among schemes at high risk of failing
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Filing a class-action lawsuit against the government

Filing a class-action lawsuit against the government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Will you help to spread the word? We're filing a massive class-action lawsuit against the British Conservative government over its hugely unpopular, unfair and destructive Austerity plan. We see it as embezzlement of public funds. We need the best lawyer's support, and we believe we CAN WIN THIS. Please, SHARE THIS MESSAGE WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS via any and every means at your disposal, including but not limited to facebook, twitter, email and word-of-mouth.
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Neo-Nazis doorstep holocaust survivor, deliver ‘Jews go home’ message on Star of David

Neo-Nazis doorstep holocaust survivor, deliver ‘Jews go home’ message on Star of David | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Neo-Nazis have been distributing anti-Jewish propaganda ahead of an anti-Semitic rally in North London, according to an elderly person living there.
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Big families could lose thousands of pounds a year under the Tories - here's why

Big families could lose thousands of pounds a year under the Tories - here's why | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tories are sharpening their knives for a whole new set of benefit cuts. And this time it looks like the ones feeling the pain will be working families with kids
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One in four civil servants still faces discrimination at work, says watchdog

One in four civil servants still faces discrimination at work, says watchdog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One in four disabled civil servants still feels discriminated against at work, four years after Disability News Service revealed “disturbing” levels of discrimination, bullying and harassment acros...
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‘Unique history’ of disability arts movement set for preservation, thanks to £850K funding

‘Unique history’ of disability arts movement set for preservation, thanks to £850K funding | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded more than £850,000 to a project that will create a digital archive of the 40-year history of the disability arts movement.The Shape Arts project will cat...
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ILF closure: Process has caused ‘fear, stress and anxiety’, say researchers

ILF closure: Process has caused ‘fear, stress and anxiety’, say researchers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people who receive support through the Independent Living Fund (ILF) have been caused fear, stress and anxiety by the process leading to its closure, according to new research.A seminar or...
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