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'Discrimination' against social homes under new flooding proposals | News | Inside Housing

'Discrimination' against social homes under new flooding proposals | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Millions of homes across England and Wales, including all PRS homes and social homes, could be left without access to affordable flood insurance under a new flood insurance scheme.
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Jeremy Corbyn won a landslide with full Labour party members, not just

Jeremy Corbyn won a landslide with full Labour party members, not just | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Corbyn overwhelmingly won the Labour leadership election not only amongst party supporters but also full members and affiliate trade unionists, a breakdown of his party’s leadership results show.
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UN: Proven Ties Between ISIS And Israel

UN: Proven Ties Between ISIS And Israel | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new report from the UN reveals that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) maintained regular contact with members of ISIS since May 2013. The U
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Police told to be prepared to prosecute dozens of Tory candidates

Police told to be prepared to prosecute dozens of Tory candidates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conservative Central Office in London blamed an 'administrative error' for the failure to declare costs related to the BattleBus 2015 project - the focus of a probe into allegations of election overspending.
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Zac Goldsmith: your London mayoral campaign is a disgrace | Owen Jones talks

Zac Goldsmith has run a divisive, dog-whistle campaign to become the Mayor of London in 2016. He has played on people's fears and tried to link Sadiq Kha
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'If we vote to leave the EU we'll get rid of Cameron too' Farage blasts

'If we vote to leave the EU we'll get rid of Cameron too' Farage blasts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UKIP's Nigel Farage has claimed David Cameron will be ousted as Prime Minister if Britain votes to leave the European Union (EU).
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Disabled Access Day sees venue numbers quadruple

Disabled Access Day sees venue numbers quadruple | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 1,000 venues and an estimated 10,000 people took part in the second annual Disabled Access Day, according to a new report.The figures show that last month’s event, which saw eight countri…
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DWP ‘is deliberately misleading’ benefit claimants over PIP deadline

DWP ‘is deliberately misleading’ benefit claimants over PIP deadline | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing claims that it is deliberately misleading benefit claimants into thinking they have no right of appeal if they miss the deadline for applying fo…
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‘Conflict of interest’ lawyer to chair EHRC, as minister ignores MPs’ concerns

‘Conflict of interest’ lawyer to chair EHRC, as minister ignores MPs’ concerns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government has appointed a commercial lawyer to chair the equality and human rights watchdog, despite MPs raising serious concerns about a potential conflict of interest caused by his firm’s wo…
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Leonard Cheshire set to scrap disabled-only team over budget black hole

Leonard Cheshire set to scrap disabled-only team over budget black hole | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disability charity is set to scrap a team of disabled staff members dedicated to empowering the residents of its care homes, in a bid to cope with a budgetary black hole.Leonard Cheshire Disabili…
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Workfare coercion in the UK: an assault on persons with disabilities and their human rights – Anne-Laure Donskoy

Workfare coercion in the UK: an assault on persons with disabilities and their human rights – Anne-Laure Donskoy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This is just a short excerpt for the about page.
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Hundreds of thousands of disabled people in ‘destitution’, research suggests

Hundreds of thousands of disabled people in ‘destitution’, research suggests | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of disabled people are living in destitution, the first piece of research to look at extreme poverty in the UK suggests.The study, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation,…
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Tory Britain 2016 Hundreds of Thousands  of Disabled People Living in Destitution
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Tony Greenstein's Blog: How Labour Was Destabilised by the Israel Lobby and Progress Right

Tony Greenstein's Blog: How Labour Was Destabilised by the Israel Lobby and Progress Right | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Tony Greenstein's Blog: Naz Shah - More False Allegations of ‘anti-Semitism’ – British Jews are NOT oppressed

Tony Greenstein's Blog: Naz Shah - More False Allegations of ‘anti-Semitism’ – British Jews are NOT oppressed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Corbyn ally Len McCluskey attacks ‘treacherous’ Labour MPs

Corbyn ally Len McCluskey attacks ‘treacherous’ Labour MPs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Union leader accuses Labour figures of setting ‘false traps’ for leader, as polls suggest party is on course for worst local election results in 35 years
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Foodbank a lifeline for Dundee man facing three-year benefit sanction - The Courier

Foodbank a lifeline for Dundee man facing three-year benefit sanction - The Courier | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Dundee man has been using a foodbank for 16 months after receiving a three-year benefit sanction. Trussell Trust identified a man known as Paul, who has been receiving packages from the group, as someone who had worked hard his entire life. Paul was dealt the three-year sanction after failing to adhere to the benefit …
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'Bollywood loving' Zac Goldsmith unable to name a single Bollywood film or actor

'Bollywood loving' Zac Goldsmith unable to name a single Bollywood film or actor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In an excruciating car-crash interview, the Tory candidate for London Mayor claimed to "love almost everything about Bollywood"
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John Mann says 'no point' to Labour unless it rids itself of antisemitism

John Mann says 'no point' to Labour unless it rids itself of antisemitism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Bassetlaw MP said that if Labour cannot combat racism then they "are nothing"
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Both Livingstone and Mann are wrong in what they said and did - Mann you and your big mouth courted the cameras your opposition should have been taken up with the party your behaviour is unacceptable!
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Trade Union Bill: Stand up for union rights

Trade Union Bill: Stand up for union rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This week saw the latest skirmish in the battle against the Trade Union Bill. Through cross-party working in Parliament and campaigning hard across the
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Disabled people are ‘stronger and safer’ in EU, say leading academics

Disabled people are ‘stronger and safer’ in EU, say leading academics | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Leaving the European Union (EU) would put at risk significant improvements that have been made to the lives of disabled people over the last 15 years, according to three of the country’s leading ac…
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‘Enforcement is key on Equality Act’

‘Enforcement is key on Equality Act’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lawyers, campaigners, peers and academics have spoken of how disabled people can find it almost impossible to enforce their rights to equality, six years after the introduction of the Equality Act.…
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Government set to slash equality watchdog’s budget… again

Government set to slash equality watchdog’s budget… again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government has told the equality watchdog that it plans to slash its budget again, even though the financial year has already started.The planned cuts only emerged after the Government Equaliti…
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Workfare coercion in the UK: an assault on persons with disabilities and their human rights – Anne-Laure Donskoy

Workfare coercion in the UK: an assault on persons with disabilities and their human rights – Anne-Laure Donskoy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This is just a short excerpt for the about page.
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Superstore Introduces 'Quiet Hour' for Customers on the Autism Spectrum

Superstore Introduces 'Quiet Hour' for Customers on the Autism Spectrum | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Superstore Asda Living will introduce a "quiet hour" for customers on the autism spectrum who may experience sensory overload in loud, busy stores.
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Court maintains benefit sanctions are unlawful

Court maintains benefit sanctions are unlawful | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Maslow's hierarchy of human needs. If people cannot fulfil their basic physiological needs, such as for food, fuel and shelter, they cannot move on to meet higher level psychosocial needs, such as looking for work. The Court of Appeal have dismissed a legal challenge by the Government, the Independent reports.  Sanctions imposed on thousands of benefit…
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EU referendum: Nigel Farage tells Leave campaigners to focus on migration - BBC News

EU referendum: Nigel Farage tells Leave campaigners to focus on migration - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The official EU Leave campaign has failed to campaign hard enough on immigration so far, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.
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Senior Conservative suspended amid 'antisemitism speech' allegations | The Jewish Chronicle

Senior Conservative suspended amid 'antisemitism speech' allegations | The Jewish Chronicle | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A senior Conservative Party member has been suspended by the party after a Labour MP claimed he made antisemitic remarks at the launch of a local election campaign. Abdul Zaman was said to have made inappropriate comments about Jews and women while
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