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NHS chiefs may ask private health firms to help if there is a patient surge

NHS chiefs may ask private health firms to help if there is a patient surge | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Medical director Bruce Keogh says private sector could carry out operations to relieve pressure on hospitals in case of cold snap
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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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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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'I didn't censor Greens from report' - Andrew Neil

'I didn't censor Greens from report' - Andrew Neil | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Broadcaster Andrew Neil has protested his innocence after being accused of excluding the Green Party from BBC coverage of political opinion polls. Blogger Tom Pride told us yesterday (Christmas Eve...
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Tory Francis Maude says NHS reforms hinge on inclusion of private firms

Tory Francis Maude says NHS reforms hinge on inclusion of private firms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Maude wants private firms to get health service work under £5.3bn Better Care Fund aiming to knit health and social care
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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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‘Vulnerable’ NHS blamed for rise in winter waiting times

‘Vulnerable’ NHS blamed for rise in winter waiting times | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letter by health service chiefs leaked as figures show record numbers of patients forced to wait up to 12 hours for a bed
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Mental health treatment failings adding to strain on A&E, says minister

Norman Lamb admits frustration at cuts to services but says the sector has moved up the political agenda
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