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Autism detectable 'in first months'

Autism detectable 'in first months' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Signs of autism can be identified in babies as young as two months, a study suggests.
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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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Parklife Weekender attack: Police issue pictures of 12 possible witnesses following death of Robert Hart

Parklife Weekender attack: Police issue pictures of 12 possible witnesses following death of Robert Hart | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
He died after being punched unconscious while trying to protect his girlfriend from being constantly whacked with an inflatable toy
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NHS patients awarded £15m payouts for poor care after Tory cuts

NHS patients awarded £15m payouts for poor care after Tory cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shock figures expose the human and financial impact of the Government’s ­decision to axe 5,000 nurses
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The disability housing crisis: disabled people struggling in unfit homes

The disability housing crisis: disabled people struggling in unfit homes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Angela helps her husband wash with a plastic bowl each day because their bathroom sink is too high for his wheelchair. This is actually a better arrangement than their last home. The bungalow they ...
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This is disgusting and there's NO excuse, it's time to stop sending money to other countries until we have taken care of our own!
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University of Birmingham suspends two students for nine months after peaceful protest

University of Birmingham suspends two students for nine months after peaceful protest | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The University of Birmingham has suspended two students for their involvement in a peaceful protest at the university last year.
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Hundreds Of Disabled People Sent On Workfare Every Week, Is Unpaid Work The New Segregation?

Hundreds Of Disabled People Sent On Workfare Every Week, Is Unpaid Work The New Segregation? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The new Minister for Murdering Disabled People, Nick Harper has teamed up with David Cameron this week to boast about huge numbers of disabled people being sent to work without pay, often for profi...
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How much independence should children have?

How much independence should children have? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is the same story every summer. Surveys are issued and articles are published decrying the dramatic decline of children playing outdoors.
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The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes

The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Carl Havern is a model Big Society citizen. He volunteers for three different causes every week and cares passionately about improving his community. He is also a recovering heroin addict on benefits, who has spent much of the past decade in prison.
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The end for #Cameron (#politics #Gaza #Israel #uk #mh17)

The end for #Cameron (#politics #Gaza #Israel #uk #mh17) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you support David Cameron, or are of no real opinion about him and the current government, the events of the past week must make you stop and think about the suitability of both to govern the UK...
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Dangerous mistruths from Lib Dem bedroom tax apologists

Dangerous mistruths from Lib Dem bedroom tax apologists | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Today sees the NPI think tank release a report saying the Lib Dems are right on the bedroom tax - This is a lot of hot air based on ignorance of fact and a totally false premise: It says: “The conc...
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Prisoner entitled to 4 times the bedroom space than a social tenant!

Prisoner entitled to 4 times the bedroom space than a social tenant! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A prisoner is entitled to a room four times the size that the DWP maintains is a bedroom for a social tenant. I was alerted to a Ministry of Justice document called Certified Prisoner Accommodation...
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Work programme 'incompatible' with EU human rights laws, says judge - Telegraph

Work programme 'incompatible' with EU human rights laws, says judge - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers to appeal after a High Court judge rules that retrospective legislation to do with a flagship back-to-work programme is "incompatible" with the European Convention on Human Rights
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How the IDS 'Iron Dome' defence system shoots down incoming facts

How the IDS 'Iron Dome' defence system shoots down incoming facts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather defence system deployed around Iain Duncan Smith's head, designed to intercept and destroy short-range and long-range facts fired from distances of 4 kil...
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IDS Finds Poor Hit Hardest By His Benefit-Stripping Decisions

IDS Finds Poor Hit Hardest By His Benefit-Stripping Decisions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith's benefit sanctions are poorly understood and hit "vulnerable" jobseekers the hardest, a report commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions has found. Duncan Smith's sanctions, under which a jobseeker can autom...
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1million in Passport Office panic over document delays

1million in Passport Office panic over document delays | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Passport Office fielded almost a million more calls than in the same period last year
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Tory child abuse whistleblower: 'Margaret Thatcher knew all about underage sex ring among ministers'

Tory child abuse whistleblower: 'Margaret Thatcher knew all about underage sex ring among ministers' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Former activist Anthony Gilberthorpe says he sent Thatcher a 40-page dossier in 1989 accusing Cabinet members of abusing underage boys
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Social Housing and branding - Never knowingly sold anyone?

Social Housing and branding - Never knowingly sold anyone? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A flurry of very good articles about social housing as a brand have appeared in the last day or so and not before time. Unlike the John Lewis Partnership strapline of Never Knowingly Undersold, soc...
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Public sector pay – did the government massage the statistics to make its case? | Left Foot Forward

Public sector pay – did the government massage the statistics to make its case? | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Using a statistical sleight of hand, the government is trying to disguise the full horror of what's happening to public sector pay.
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Slave #Britain: UK definition of terrorism 'could catch political journalists and bloggers' (#UK #politics #bigbrother #gchq #law)

Slave #Britain: UK definition of terrorism 'could catch political journalists and bloggers' (#UK #politics #bigbrother #gchq #law) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The following article is from The Guardian’s home affairs editor, Alan Travis. Terror law watchdog says police and prosecutors have exceptional powers that must be confined to 'their proper purpose...
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How much independence should children have?

How much independence should children have? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is the same story every summer. Surveys are issued and articles are published decrying the dramatic decline of children playing outdoors.
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Family of severely disabled boy barred from taking term-time holiday

Family of severely disabled boy barred from taking term-time holiday | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The mother of a severely disabled teenager who has been given only a few years to live says she has been threatened with fines and prosecution if she takes him on a term-time holiday.
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The end for #Cameron (#politics #Gaza #Israel #uk #mh17)

The end for #Cameron (#politics #Gaza #Israel #uk #mh17) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you support David Cameron, or are of no real opinion about him and the current government, the events of the past week must make you stop and think about the suitability of both to govern the UK...
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Publish Universal Credit and other project reports, says ex-gov't CIO

Publish Universal Credit and other project reports, says ex-gov't CIO | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
By Tony Collins John Suffolk, the government's former chief information officer, says warnings that publishing Universal Credit reports will have a chilling effect are "poppycock". His comments wer...
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Top Tories Want Iain Duncan Smith To Shut All Jobcentres

Top Tories Want Iain Duncan Smith To Shut All Jobcentres | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith is reportedly being urged by senior Tories to shut down all Jobcentres and let private companies and charities to step in to help Britain's unemployed back to work.
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Britain's commitment to human rights is in severe peril

Britain's commitment to human rights is in severe peril | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sadiq Khan: Now that the moderates have gone in Cameron's reshuffle, we face the catasrophe of walking away from the European Convention on Human Rights
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Let's give these Kippers a chance to come clean

Let's give these Kippers a chance to come clean | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Back in 2006, UKIP's then-Members of the European Parliament voted against a resolution calling on member states to legislate against violence on women, including marital rape. According to at leas...
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