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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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Revealed: how coalition has helped rich by hitting poor

Revealed: how coalition has helped rich by hitting poor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Study shows gains for wealthier half of population, delivering a blow to George Osborne’s claims on fairness, writes Daniel Boffey
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PM makes last ditch attempt to win back votes as migration hits 260,000 a year

PM makes last ditch attempt to win back votes as migration hits 260,000 a year | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister had promised to control borders but the latest figures show immigration has soared by 42% in the last year
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Coalition facing a £17BILLION blackhole after low pay caused slump in tax pay

Coalition facing a £17BILLION blackhole after low pay caused slump in tax pay | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The major headache for Chancellor George Osborne is exposed in official forecasts by the government’s own financial watchdog, the Office of Budgetary Responsibility
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Labour takes the initiative against 'Tory Welfare Waste'

Labour takes the initiative against 'Tory Welfare Waste' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
At long last, Labour has launched an attack on Coalition - particularly Conservative - 'welfare' policies. And it's a strong one. Perhaps the sustained criticism of shadow work and pensions secreta...
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Work Capability Assessment independent review – year 5 - Publications - GOV.UK

Work Capability Assessment independent review – year 5 - Publications - GOV.UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The fifth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment.
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: I Know My Trending Hashtags

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: I Know My Trending Hashtags | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Unarmed White Man Shot By Police: No Riots, Al Sharpton Silent, Obama Keeps Golfing

Unarmed White Man Shot By Police: No Riots, Al Sharpton Silent, Obama Keeps Golfing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With the outrage over Michael Brown’s shooting death at the hands of police gobbling up the headlines, rioters and activists alike may have missed the story of Dillon Taylor. The 20-year old unarme...
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The economy works for the wealthy and powerful not hardworking Brits

The economy works for the wealthy and powerful not hardworking Brits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Political editor Kevin Maguire says that despite a Twitter charm offensive David Cameron is selling out British people
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'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions

'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Amelia Gentleman: David Clapson was found dead last year after his benefits were stopped on the grounds that he wasn't taking the search for work seriously. He had an empty stomach, and just £3.44 to his name. Now thousands of other vulnerable claimants are being left in similar by the government's tough new welfare sanctions
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East coast rail has been too successful – quick, privatise it

East coast rail has been too successful – quick, privatise it | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: First thoughts: Being publicly owned doesn’t fit the free-market dogma that dictates that the railway must be a rip-off, fragmented mess
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New Statesman | Rachel Reeves interview: A Miliband loyalist fights back

New Statesman | Rachel Reeves interview: A Miliband loyalist fights back | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The shadow work and pensions secretary warns those who brief against the Labour leader: "The only people it serves are our political opponents."
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Breaking: MoJ to press ahead with criminal legal aid reforms

Breaking: MoJ to press ahead with criminal legal aid reforms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Justice will press ahead with two-tier contracts for criminal legal aid and implement a second fee reduction of up to 8.75% next summer.
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Mental health deaths as beds cut

Mental health deaths as beds cut | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC learns.
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John McTernan: IDS’s ‘on time on budget’ deception

John McTernan: IDS’s ‘on time on budget’ deception | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms are punitive and often malicious, intended to save cash rather than turn around lives, writes John McTernan
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Brutal Coalition cuts are putting justice at risk, claims top judge

Brutal Coalition cuts are putting justice at risk, claims top judge | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Coalition cuts have damaged almost every area of the Crown Prosecution Service according to Judge Gorgon Risius
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NHS to carry on selling patient records to insurers - Telegraph

NHS to carry on selling patient records to insurers - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Study finds details of more than 50,000 people were passed to the academics working in universities without the necessary legal safeguards
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Disabled peer warns government over benefit deaths

Disabled peer warns her own government that tightening social security rules even further could lead to more deaths of benefit claimants
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Water giants make £2BILLION in profit - but don't pay a penny in tax

Water giants make £2BILLION in profit - but don't pay a penny in tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The 19 water made profits of more than £2.05billion in 2013, but paid just £74million in tax, with seven of them paying no corporation tax at all
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The immigration speech David Cameron should be giving

The immigration speech David Cameron should be giving | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jonathan Portes: Putting prosperity and growth before arbitrary migration targets – here’s the speech I’d write for the prime minister tomorrow
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We must support all people with autism

We must support all people with autism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: We believe every person with autism deserves to be supported in a way that helps them to thrive and achieve
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‘We must stop learning disabled people being dumped in waste bins of life’

‘We must stop learning disabled people being dumped in waste bins of life’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Saba Salman: As a new report paves the way for the closure of Winterbourne-View-style units, where 2,600 people with learning disabilities are being treated, their families are fighting to bring them home
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Disabled people don’t matter to politicians. To change that we must vote

Disabled people don’t matter to politicians. To change that we must vote | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sharon Brennan: Support for disabled people has for too long been an easy cut to make. Operation Disabled Vote aims to change that
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Children in care hits a record high after Baby P

Children in care hits a record high after Baby P | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of children in care has risen to a record level following the death of Baby P and a spate of child exploitation scandals. The National Audit Office said care system has not improved under Coalition.
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Disability Counts and Operation Disabled Vote

Disability Counts and Operation Disabled Vote | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Operation Disabled Vote is a vital campaign to get more people registered to vote. New Approach have begun a complimentary site DisabilityCounts.Info, where we will rate the Parties' policies on th...
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About Hear my voice

About Hear my voice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Politics matters. It has an extraordinary impact on everyday life. It’s time we told politicians: “Hear my voice!”
At the 2015 General Election our votes will help decide the people who will run our
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