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Sick online trolls are walking free as just one in 10 cyber bullies are jailed

Sick online trolls are walking free as just one in 10 cyber bullies are jailed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In the past four years 8,675 people have been convicted, or given police cautions, in England, Wales and Scotland
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Petition: Amend PIP rules so that mentally disabled adults can get a Blue parking Badge

Petition: Amend PIP rules so that mentally disabled adults can get a Blue parking Badge | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Currently rules on personal independence payments mean that mobility points, which allow people to access a Blue Badge for disabled parking, are allocated on a physical capacity to walk only not mental impairment.
This is demonstrably unrealistic & impacts both people with disabilities and carers.
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What do we know about the ethnicity of sexual abuse gangs?

What do we know about the ethnicity of sexual abuse gangs? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
FactCheck looks at what we know about the ethnicity of sexual abuse gangs.
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Imported pork from leading supermarkets may cause hepatitis

Imported pork from leading supermarkets may cause hepatitis | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sausages and ham sold at a leading supermarket may have infected British shoppers with a virus that can cause liver failure and death
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Health benefits from lone parents welfare to work policies unlikely, research shows

Health benefits from lone parents welfare to work policies unlikely, research shows | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Improvements in health have been used to justify mandating employment for lone parents in receipt of social security benefits.
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Vulnerable 'relying on foodbanks because of problems with benefits'

Vulnerable 'relying on foodbanks because of problems with benefits' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vulnerable people are being driven into destitution and reliance on foodbanks because of major flaws in the benefits system, a former welfare minister has
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Urgent: Takes two seconds to share missing boy aged three and 18 month-old missing with their dad — Police Hour

Urgent: Takes two seconds to share missing boy aged three and 18 month-old missing with their dad — Police Hour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Please help share the faces of this boy and girl as far as possible in hope that they are found safe and well. Police and family are extremely concerned for the welfare of a dad and his two small children. It is completely out of character for their father to go missing, and there is…
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Stephen Hawking blames Tory politicians for damaging NHS

Stephen Hawking blames Tory politicians for damaging NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Who do we trust/believe? @Jeremy_Hunt or World renowned physicist Professor Stephen Hawking @TheScientist_SH hands-down it's Hawking for me!
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Chaos in court as David Cameron's former Tory council is accused of breaking the law [VIDEO] | The Canary

Chaos in court as David Cameron's former Tory council is accused of breaking the law [VIDEO] | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Former Kensington Council leader Paget-Brown forms consultancy to work with local authorities

Former Kensington Council leader Paget-Brown forms consultancy to work with local authorities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Former Kensington Council leader Paget-Brown forms consultancy to work with local authorities. From PR Week
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Airports branded ‘poor’ on access over lack of consultation with disabled passengers

Airports branded ‘poor’ on access over lack of consultation with disabled passengers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the largest airports in the country has been branded one of the worst for accessibility, after it failed to consult with disabled people about how it could improve its services. Manchester A…
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DWP breaks promise to stop harassing child abuse victim in run-up to trial

DWP breaks promise to stop harassing child abuse victim in run-up to trial | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has broken its promises not to harass a traumatised benefit claimant while he waits to give vital evidence in a child abuse trial. Last year, DWP publicly…
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Charity car wash to raise money for group who host events for children with disabilities

Charity car wash to raise money for group who host events for children with disabilities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A MUM whose nine-year-old son has special needs is holding a charity car wash event to raise money for a charity which has boosted his confidence…
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Turkey has made it legal to have sex with CHILDREN after lowering age of consent to 12

Turkey has made it legal to have sex with CHILDREN after lowering age of consent to 12 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Turkish Constitutional court has lowered the age of consent to 12-years-old, prompting a dispute between Turkey and Austria after news of the decision was shown on tickers at Vienna’s international airport.
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Shetland ponies stabbed in 'barbaric' attack

Shetland ponies stabbed in 'barbaric' attack | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The animals were attacked in the neck and hind areas and other horse owners are being warned to be vigilant.
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Health benefits from lone parents welfare to work policies unlikely, research shows

Health benefits from lone parents welfare to work policies unlikely, research shows | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Improvements in health have been used to justify mandating employment for lone parents in receipt of social security benefits.
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Teenager charged with murder after pensioner found dead in house in Newton-le-Willows

Teenager charged with murder after pensioner found dead in house  in Newton-le-Willows | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A TEENAGER has been charged with murder and theft after a pensioner was found dead in a house in Newton-le-Willows.
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Man arrested after spate of motorbike Taser muggings - live updates

Man arrested after spate of motorbike Taser muggings - live updates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Dozens of officers have been involved in dealing with an incident on Hattersley Road East in the town on Sunday afternoon
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John McDonnell: ‘The government could collapse at any time. We’ve got to divide and demoralise them’

John McDonnell: ‘The government could collapse at any time. We’ve got to divide and demoralise them’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour’s shadow chancellor is a lifelong radical, a confirmed eurosceptic and an ardent critic of austerity. Now he is ready to seize power from the ‘incompetent’ Tories
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Blind voters unable to vote secretly and independently at election, says survey

Blind voters unable to vote secretly and independently at election, says survey | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Only one in four blind and partially-sighted people who voted in June’s general election was able to do so independently and in secret, according to a new report. The disability charity RNIB said i…
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PR industry ‘needs to confront failure to employ disabled people’

PR industry ‘needs to confront failure to employ disabled people’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The public relations (PR) sector needs to confront its failings over the employment of disabled people, according to new research by an industry insider. One UK PR company with more than 300 employ…
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Minister told ‘alarm bells are ringing’ over disability hate crime

Minister told ‘alarm bells are ringing’ over disability hate crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled campaigners have written to a government minister to warn him that “alarm bells are ringing” over the “massive discrepancies and inconsistencies” in the way the criminal justice system dea…
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Tackle education, career stereotypes and flexible working to close pay gap, says EHRC

Tackle education, career stereotypes and flexible working to close pay gap, says EHRC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The equality watchdog has called for action to improve the education of disabled pupils, tackle career stereotypes and improve the availability of flexible working, in order to close the gap in ave…
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Bus industry set to face fresh legal action over access to wheelchair space

Bus industry set to face fresh legal action over access to wheelchair space | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The bus industry is facing fresh legal action over its failure to ensure disabled people have access to the designated wheelchair spaces on buses, six months after a Supreme Court judgment that cam…
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‘My picture is proof that healthcare professionals lie in benefit assessments’

‘My picture is proof that healthcare professionals lie in benefit assessments’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A furious disability benefit claimant has produced what she says is the clearest evidence yet that healthcare professionals working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are writing dishon…
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St Helens hospitals ranked 'best in country' by patients

St Helens hospitals ranked 'best in country' by patients | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
ST HELENS and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs St Helens and Whiston hospitals, has been ranked as the best acute NHS trust in…
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