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How current policy is little more than kicking the cat.... (by Editor)
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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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Stroke Tattler's curator insight, September 21, 9:51 AM

We live in a time when inequality is increasing.  A smaller and smaller % of the population holds the majority of wealth in the world.

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You can't trust David Cameron with the NHS - YouTube

You can't trust David Cameron with the NHS. Find out more in http://www.labour.org.uk/nhs-crisis
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Something Is Stirring In The Capital: The Fight Against Social Cleansing Bursts Into Life

Something Is Stirring In The Capital: The Fight Against Social Cleansing Bursts Into Life | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With the Tory's threatening a new benefit cap and cuts to Local Housing Allowance if they win the next election, it is unsurprising that London's fucked housing market is emerging as a key site of ...
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Landlords' bedroom tax prep | Analysis | Inside Housing

Landlords' bedroom tax prep | Analysis | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The members of our welfare reform focus group are preparing for the next round of welfare changes: universal credit. Jess McCabe and Gene Robertson find out how they are coping.
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What are Theresa May’s new ‘extremism disruption orders’?

What are Theresa May’s new ‘extremism disruption orders’? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The home secretary’s plans to ban extremists from accessing the web and television could affect non-violent political activists
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New Statesman | Pre-paid benefits cards fuel booze-and-fags stereotype

New Statesman | Pre-paid benefits cards fuel booze-and-fags stereotype | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Benefits claimants do not spend all their money on booze and fags if they are left to their own devices. Suggesting that they do is to adhere to a stereotype that isn’t supported by evidence.
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Gingerbread - When your child turns 16 - When your child turns 16 or leaves education

Gingerbread - When your child turns 16 - When your child turns 16 or leaves education | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Giongerbread offers advice tailored to your individual circunstances by email, or through the online benefits finder
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Educate women and their community will prosper. Deny them education and the world will suffer

Educate women and their community will prosper. Deny them education and the world will suffer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Julia Gillard and Cate Blanchett: We both grew up in Australia, where our education provided strong foundations to meet our potential as female leaders. Millions of girls throughout the world deserve the same chance
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What the Tories don’t say about the deficit

What the Tories don’t say about the deficit | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: The whole point of Osborne’s austerity was supposedly to reduce the budget deficit. But the data shows it’s actually rising
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Catholic school’s child psychotherapist exposed as paedophile | ExaroNews

Catholic school’s child psychotherapist exposed as paedophile | ExaroNews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New Statesman | As Osborne ducks the issue of low pay, Labour can create a new dividing line

New Statesman | As Osborne ducks the issue of low pay, Labour can create a new dividing line | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has set himself an ambitious target to change the shape of the economy by 2025; he can create a new dividing line with the Tories on improving living standards for millions of low-paid workers.
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Don't Worry Your Pretty Little Head

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Don't Worry Your Pretty Little Head | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Here's why Cameron's so quiet about the Chinese crackdown on demonstrations. They own him:

Here's why Cameron's so quiet about the Chinese crackdown on demonstrations. They own him: | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the UK today!) The only official protest about the democracy demonstrations taking place in China at the moment has come from Deputy PM Nick Clegg. Not a peep from Cameron or Osb...
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"My childhood was not an episode from Downton Abbey" - YouTube

Harry Leslie Smith makes an inspirational speech about his life before the NHS at Labour Party Conference
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Boom Time For Landlords, The UK's Soaring Housing Benefit Bill

Boom Time For Landlords, The UK's Soaring Housing Benefit Bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Whilst the Tory Party pat themselves on the back at conference for the misery their welfare reforms have caused, recently updated benefit expenditure figures  make a mockery of any claims that thes...
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I need your help to beat Mr Cameron in Witney - YouTube

There are two main reasons why we need a new MP in Witney. I also need your help to raise funds for the campaign.
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The Tories at war: troublemakers, egotists and backstabbers

The Tories at war: troublemakers, egotists and backstabbers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ukip defections, leadership manoeuvring and poll panics are eating away at the Tories. John Harris outlines the ructions in the ranks – and breaks down the competing factions
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The word "Tories" is an abbreviation of "tall stories"

The word "Tories" is an abbreviation of "tall stories" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"The deficit reduction programme takes precedence over any of the other measures in this agreement" - stated in the Coalition Agreement. For a government whose raison d'etre is deficit reduction, t...
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Nigel Farage is outflanking the Tories – and they have no answer

Nigel Farage is outflanking the Tories – and they have no answer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Matthew Goodwin: Ukip matters: The Conservatives’ masterclass in how not to manage a radical right insurgency could cost them the next general election
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2010 Ed Balls vs 2014 Ed Balls - alittleecon

2010 Ed Balls vs 2014 Ed Balls - alittleecon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Those readers who are determined to paint Vox Political as a Labour Party apologist site may be surprised to see this blog publicising an article by alittleecon which lambasts the Shadow Chancellor...
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David Cameron pledges to protect the English NHS budget in real terms

David Cameron pledges to protect the English NHS budget in real terms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prime minister attempts to remove the public health service from becoming Labour’s potential election-winning weapon
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What the Tories don't say about the deficit (austerity isn't working)

What the Tories don't say about the deficit (austerity isn't working) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vox Political has been saying this for years. Now that grand master of pointing out the facts to politicians who just won't see them - Michael Meacher - has written to the press with the same messa...
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New Statesman | Universal Credit boss quits as IDS ramps up the programme’s delivery

New Statesman | Universal Credit boss quits as IDS ramps up the programme’s delivery | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
While Iain Duncan Smith puts on a positive front for party conference, the saga of DWP’s welfare reforms continues.
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The welfare rights adviser on a mission to shame Iain Duncan Smith

The welfare rights adviser on a mission to shame Iain Duncan Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mary O’Hara: From the frontline of benefits changes, Nick Dilworth wants to expose the fallout from this government’s ‘misconceived’ welfare reforms
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Conservative think tank calls Tory conference "corporate venue for lobbyists"

Conservative think tank calls Tory conference "corporate venue for lobbyists" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the Tories!) The UK's oldest conservative think tank the Bow Group has not been attending the Tory Party conference. That's because - in the Bow Group's own words - "freedom and ...
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Letters: Forget mansion tax – fix council tax

Letters: Forget mansion tax – fix council tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The decision of the Labour Party to introduce a mansion tax (“Tory donors are likely to pay millions under Labour’s mansion tax”, 29 September) ignores the need to correct the injustices of the council tax.
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