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Who needs disability confidence?

Who needs disability confidence? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A leading disability consultant says the government is targeting the wrong people with its disability employment drive.
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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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Tragic dad Thomas Lamb believed to have been stabbed to death with pitchfork by garden intruders

Tragic dad Thomas Lamb believed to have been stabbed to death with pitchfork by garden intruders | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE 46-year-old was fatally wounded in the early hours of Saturday and died later at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary.
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Video and report from today: #FocusE15 mothers reopen boarded-up Carpenters' estate flats

Video and report from today: #FocusE15 mothers reopen boarded-up Carpenters' estate flats | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Back to Newham today - where the women of the Focus E15 mothers' social housing campaign took the admirable step of reopening some of the long-boarded-up flats on the Carpenters' estate. I hope new...
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Cranky Jobcentre Psych Tests Are Unethical, But Will Anyone Except Claimants Care?

Cranky Jobcentre Psych Tests Are Unethical, But Will Anyone Except Claimants Care? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The news that unmployed people will face psychological testing in order to determine how much Jocentre harassment they should receive has prompted warnings from psychologists concerned about the et...
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Cameron has reneged on his promise to Scotland - why is Miliband getting the blame?

Cameron has reneged on his promise to Scotland - why is Miliband getting the blame? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It seems a lot of people have become terribly confused and are making a lot of rash assumptions. The first is that promises by the political leaders in Westminster - to hand Scotland new powers ove...
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Miliband's pledge on minimum wages is a slap in the face for 'trickle-down' Tories

Miliband's pledge on minimum wages is a slap in the face for 'trickle-down' Tories | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has the right idea: Increase the minimum amount working people are paid and the economy will grow faster and more sustainably than under any measure of the failed Coalition government. ...
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NHS spends £12 million making new recruits redundant - Telegraph

NHS spends £12 million making new recruits redundant  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS accused of 'scandalous waste' after new body spends £12 million on redundancy packages for 300 officials
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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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Almost half of cancer patients diagnosed too late

Almost half of cancer patients diagnosed too late | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Late detection of condition in 46% of sufferers can greatly reduce chances of survival, warns Cancer Research UK
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Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond

Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has claimed that Scotland could declare itself independent without a referendum in the future.
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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'shocking' discrimination against benefits claimants | Disability Now

'shocking' discrimination against benefits claimants | Disability Now | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Labour’s minimum wage announcement is much weaker than it seems - alittleecon

Labour’s minimum wage announcement is much weaker than it seems - alittleecon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Immediately following Vox Political's praise of Ed Miliband's minimum wage announcement comes this critique by Alex Little. Usually this site has great respect for alittleecon but he seems to have ...
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Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualty figures - Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualty figures - Palestine Solidarity Campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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If Trust in a Doctor is Lost

If Trust in a Doctor is Lost | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I've been trying to write this for a week or so now, without much success, because I wanted to try and explain my feelings about events following my fifth deep-vein thrombosis [DVT], and how deeply...
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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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