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Confidentiality of medical information after patient’s death: two new Upper Tribunal decisions - Robin Hopkins

Confidentiality of medical information after patient’s death: two new Upper Tribunal decisions - Robin Hopkins | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The absolute exemption at section 41 of the Freedom of Information Act extends to information obtained by the public authority the disclosure of which would give to an actionable breach of confiden...
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Operation Disabled Vote: Millions have power to change politics

Operation Disabled Vote: Millions have power to change politics | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Real Britain columnist Ros Wynne-Jones says the mass registration of voters could see political parties take steps to improve the lot of disabled people
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Disabled man has benefits cut on CHRISTMAS DAY as he's deemed fit to work

Disabled man has benefits cut on CHRISTMAS DAY as he's deemed fit to work | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Richard Crabbe, 44, has a series of complex mental health issues and is unable to use a computer, cook without help or even go shopping on his own
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Community energy would bypass the Big Six under Labour

Community energy would bypass the Big Six under Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The dominance of the Big Six energy companies would be swept aside with the creation of a "Big Six Thousand" – community projects supplying electricity directly to homes for the first time, under plans being considered for the Labour election manifesto.
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CCR Magazine - Government targets billions of pounds of uncollected debt

CCR Magazine - Government targets billions of pounds of uncollected debt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
CCRMagazine.com - the online information resource for credit management professionals in the UK and worldwide.
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Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness

Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Police in north London have seized blankets, sleeping bags and food donations from rough sleepers in a crackdown on homelessness.
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‘Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Lindy Chamberlain's Trial by Media

‘Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Lindy Chamberlain's Trial by Media | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lindy Chamberlain of Australia said that a dingo had entered a tent where her baby lay, and made off with her, but it took 30 years for her to get vindication and closure.
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City Link 'Grinch' who axed 2,700 workers on Christmas Day is fatcat Tory donor

City Link 'Grinch' who axed 2,700 workers on Christmas Day is fatcat Tory donor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jon Moulton, whose company put the parcel carrier into administration on Christmas Eve, gifted £450,000 to David Cameron’s coffers from 2004 to 2011
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10 objectives for Labour for 2015 - Michael Meacher MP

As the election comes into sight, what should be the 10 pledges that Labour should make to maximize its vote for 7 May 2015?   Here are some proposals which should certainly be included: 1  End austerity because the policy of endless spending cuts is clearly not working – deficit reduction (the ostensible purpose of...Read more »
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Prostitution and illegal drugs help UK overtake France in global wealth league

Prostitution and illegal drugs help UK overtake France in global wealth league | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Britain’s multi-billion pound sex and illegal drug industries have helped the UK leapfrog France to become the world’s fifth largest economy.
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Warning as Chinese gang fakes £2 coins expected to flood into Britain

Warning as Chinese gang fakes £2 coins expected to flood into Britain | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
BRITAIN’S £2 coin is under threat from a gang of master forgers based in Shanghai, it has emerged.
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Power industry’s reputation still badly damaged, says lobby group boss

Power industry’s reputation still badly damaged, says lobby group boss | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Angela Knight’s direct style made her part of sector’s problem rather than solution, say critics of outgoing CEO of Energy UK
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Revealed: Police using pre-charge bail to muzzle protesters

Revealed: Police using pre-charge bail to muzzle protesters | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Data obtained by the Guardian substantiates claims that hundreds of innocent people banned from attending lawful demonstrations
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Kids Company’s Christmas party feeds thousands at The Oval

Kids Company’s Christmas party feeds thousands at The Oval | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cricket ground hosts Christmas Day event for people from some of London’s poorest homes
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It just got harder for David Cameron to change the EU's immigration rules

It just got harder for David Cameron to change the EU's immigration rules | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has suffered a further blow to his EU renegotiation hopes after Sweden’s government announced it had reached a deal to prevent snap elections being held in the country.
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Diabetic sufferer's McDonald's snub coma fears as he was left slumped in corner

Diabetic sufferer's McDonald's snub coma fears as he was left slumped in corner | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Teacher Matt Brown, 38, was on the verge of collapse from a hypo­glycaemic attack but claims drive-thru staff turned him away because he was not in a car
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CCR Magazine - BCC: Current account deficit rises to unsustainable level

CCR Magazine - BCC: Current account deficit rises to unsustainable level | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
CCRMagazine.com - the online information resource for credit management professionals in the UK and worldwide.
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Did you know that 80% of rural Britain is AGAINST fox hunting?

Did you know that 80% of rural Britain is AGAINST fox hunting? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire) We’re constantly told the debate about hunting is a matter of rural opinion vs urban opinion. Well not according to this opinion poll by IPSOS MORI. According to their survey, exactly ...
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DWP Admin And Salaries Costs Nearly Twice The Dole: Sack The Managers And Save Us All A Fortune

The DWP spent almost twice as much on salaries, welfare-to-work schemes and administration last year than they did on unemployment benefit. The department's latest six monthly report shows that £7....
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Ricky Tomlinson: ‘I’m a whingeing scouser, and I will whinge until they’re made to pay’

Ricky Tomlinson: ‘I’m a whingeing scouser, and I will whinge until they’re made to pay’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Decca Aitkenhead: In 1973, Ricky Tomlinson spent Christmas in prison after picketing a strike. More than 40 years later, one of our best-loved actors says that the fight to clear the names of the Shrewsbury 24 faces a final hurdle: government secrecy
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Parents 'killed themselves on Christmas Day over money worries', neighbours say

Parents 'killed themselves on Christmas Day over money worries', neighbours say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The bodies of Jan and Julia Tshabalala were seen through a window by a worried relative who went round to their home
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Why Tory benefits freeze means tax cuts won't help the poor

Why Tory benefits freeze means tax cuts won't help the poor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tax cuts promised by the three main parties will be no more than an illusion for up to 3.3m low income families, according to research for The Independent.
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Anti-hunt Tories fear David Cameron will make manifesto pledge to weaken hunting act

Anti-hunt Tories fear David Cameron will make manifesto pledge to weaken hunting act | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Dozens of Conservative MPs will rebel against any attempt by David Cameron to repeal the Hunting Act, amid fears that a pledge to weaken the ban on hunting with dogs may be included in the party’s general election manifesto.
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Zoopla and Rightmove ‘duopoly’ challenged by estate agents

Zoopla and Rightmove ‘duopoly’ challenged by estate agents | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Consortium of big-name estate agencies to launch property listings website in new year
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‘Love Activists’ succeed in offering Christmas lunch to London homeless

‘Love Activists’ succeed in offering Christmas lunch to London homeless | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Uncooked meal on street follows standoff and squatters’ eviction on Christmas Eve morning from former RBS bank in London
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Jon Swindon on Twitter

Jon Swindon on Twitter | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I'd share this in every single home up and down the country between now and May if I could. #CameronMustGo pic.twitter.com/zzaljhvlkn
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Man sent back to prison for getting job that started too early in the morning

Man sent back to prison for getting job that started too early in the morning | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Parole officer told Ashley Stansfield he could take job but firm supervising his licence then told him he had breached licence
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