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#Paxman calls #Cameron ‘a complete idiot’ and downing street demands an apology – as if!

#Paxman calls #Cameron ‘a complete idiot’ and downing street demands an apology – as if! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Paxman has enjoyed a higher than usual profile in the media over the past couple of weeks. First of all there was the interview with Russell Brand, then Nick Clegg condemning him for ‘sneeri...
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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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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: So How do we Fix the NHS

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: So How do we Fix the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New plan aims for more senior civil servants

New plan aims for more senior civil servants | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Council finds larger home for disabled couple… then stings them for bedroom tax

Council finds larger home for disabled couple… then stings them for bedroom tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Scorn and anger at ‘inspirational’ Pistorius after killing conviction

Scorn and anger at ‘inspirational’ Pistorius after killing conviction | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New PIP figures bring fresh warnings over delays and reassessments

New PIP figures bring fresh warnings over delays and reassessments | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: NHS Meltdown

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: NHS Meltdown | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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"It's simple solutions that make all the difference": Marie's story

"It's simple solutions that make all the difference": Marie's story | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
At three foot six and with brittle bone disease, Marie is constantly adapting to looking after her growing baby Mark. And Marie and her husband Dan are finding often it’s the simplest adaptations t...
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Shadow welfare secretary says welfare system is an issue of "national sovereignty" - Telegraph

Shadow welfare secretary says welfare system is an issue of "national sovereignty"  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rachel Reeves insists foreigners should not be able to come to Britain and claim benefits from "day one"
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Blind woman humiliated by ATOS assessor

Blind woman humiliated by ATOS assessor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Natasha Pogson, 28, says she was made to feel "stupid" before the DWP slashed her benefits and declared she needs to get a job
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Social landlords lobby for radical rent model | News | Inside Housing

Social landlords lobby for radical rent model | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New ‘affordable working rent’ links payment level to household income
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5 Shocking Facts About Inequality in Britain

5 Shocking Facts About Inequality in Britain | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Homeless and alone... woman evicted after 30 years over a £200 bedroom tax bill

Homeless and alone... woman evicted after 30 years over a £200 bedroom tax bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A woman who was evicted from her home of almost 30 years after being unable to pay a £210 bedroom tax bill is now homeless in Lincoln.


Carol Sutherland had been getting by on her dead...
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Hopefully, I'm wrong

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Hopefully, I'm wrong | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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My leg is a hell of a mess…

My leg is a hell of a mess… | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
For anyone wanting to see what the new “wonder dressing” has done to my leg ulcer, click on Continue reading… to access the pic If you don’t – and it’s not pleasant (it hasn’t been enhanced beyond ...
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Disability History Month will look back to First World War

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Call for more councils to debate ILF, as Bristol backs closure rethink

Call for more councils to debate ILF, as Bristol backs closure rethink | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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PIP figures suggest broken Atos promises have lengthened queues

PIP figures suggest broken Atos promises have lengthened queues | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Sticks and stones: abusive labels, self concept - when words become weapons

Sticks and stones: abusive labels, self concept - when words become weapons | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The socio-political perspective. Some people often use the "freedom of speech" plea to justify their prejudice. They say they have a right to express their thoughts. But speech is an intentional AC...
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Gore: Fracking won't solve our climate crisis

Gore: Fracking won't solve our climate crisis | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Natural gas can't be a "bridge fuel" unless we crack down on methane leaks, he tells Climate Desk.
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Firms awarded Government contracts MUST pay living wage vows Labour's Rachel Reeves

Firms awarded Government contracts MUST pay living wage vows Labour's Rachel Reeves | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Shadow Work Secretary also talked tough on migrant workers sending child benefit to families back home, claiming it's "not affordable"
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Girl, 14, raped in school toilets as teachers 'use her as bait'

Girl, 14, raped in school toilets as teachers 'use her as bait' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Staff trying to stop reported sexual abuse were told they needed evidence - so they used the girl as 'bait' but then forgot about her, a lawsuit claims
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'Benefits and Work' request on ESA deaths stalled by DWP

'Benefits and Work' request on ESA deaths stalled by DWP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It seems our friends at Benefits and Work are a little behind the times. In an article headlined ESA death statistics – DWP say they will publish details, but won’t say when, BaW detailed the (lack...
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Labour in power could abandon universal credit | News | Inside Housing

Labour in power could abandon universal credit | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Policy could be dumped within months if it wins election next year
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Are you in the ESA Support Group? Have you been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? » DPAC

Are you in the ESA Support Group? Have you been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? » DPAC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Are you in the ESA Support Group and have been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview?

Are you in the ESA Support Group and have  been asked to attend a Work Focussed Interview? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It would appear the DWP are up to their tricks again - threatening sick and disabled people with withdrawal of benefits unless they attend Work Focussed Interviews - Even those of us in the Support...
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