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English rough sleeping numbers soar » Housing » 24dash.com

English rough sleeping numbers soar » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rough sleeping has soared by 37% in England in the last three years, official statistics have revealed.
The Department for Communities and Local Government's shocking figures show a 5% rise on last year, with 2,414 people reported by councils as sle...
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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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Sexual harassment rife at UK universities, says NUS

Sexual harassment rife at UK universities, says NUS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Survey finds 'laddism' rife on campuses, as 37% of women and 12% of men say they have faced unwelcome sexual advances
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Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp’s relationship was far from ‘normal’

Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp’s relationship was far from ‘normal’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: In acquitting Pistorius of murder, Judge Masipa seems to be saying that brutality is part and parcel of ordinary life
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The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals

The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: Cameron’s and Ukip’s backing for a treaty that lets corporations devour public services exposes their duplicity
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Sexual abuse in prison needs urgent investigation, commission warns

Sexual abuse in prison needs urgent investigation, commission warns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Howard League for Penal Reform says evidence shows that hundreds of inmates are raped and sexually assaulted each year
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Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime

Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Overcrowding, understaffing and lack of care have implications far beyond the walls of our cruel jails
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Poverty policies should be independently monitored, says charity

Poverty policies should be independently monitored, says charity | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Joseph Rowntree Foundation says office of budget responsibility should measure governments' performance and hold them to account
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Woman, 80, punches robber in mouth

Woman, 80, punches robber in mouth | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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TTIP and the EU's contempt for democracy

TTIP and the EU's contempt for democracy | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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What life with autism feels like

What life with autism feels like | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The photographer Rosie Barnes has been capturing how her son Stanley sees the world since his diagnosis as a toddler
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David Haines's killer issues threats to David Cameron - audio

David Haines's killer issues threats to David Cameron - audio | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Audio from a new video released by the militant group Islamic State (Isis), which appears to show the beheading of British hostage David Haines
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All countries affected by IS need to get off their ass and wipe them off the face of the earth, no holes barred!


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MPs claiming more expenses now than at height of 2009 scandal

MPs claiming more expenses now than at height of 2009 scandal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
MPs under fire over claiming £103m in 2013/14, up from £98m the previous year
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Objections to the Job Guarantee

Objections to the Job Guarantee | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On Thursday I went to Sheffield to watch an excellent lecture on the Job Guarantee by economist L Randall Wray. It was a good chance to meet some Twitter friends in person for the first time and al...
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Pass the sick bag not the pop corn: US verdict on DWP's privatised sick note service

Last week I revealed how Lord Freud, the welfare reform minister, had awarded a new contract to Health Management Ltd, subsidiary of US multinational company, Maximus, to take over from doctors  to...
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Party leaders now love the Scots. But what about the UK’s minority groups?

Party leaders now love the Scots. But what about the UK’s minority groups? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hugh Muir: The political establishment has suddenly realised the worth of the Scottish people. If only they would sing a similar love song to Britain’s minorities
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Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime

Prisoner suicides: the dire cost of Tory tough-guy posturing on crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Overcrowding, understaffing and lack of care have implications far beyond the walls of our cruel jails
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I faced burnout working as a GP in the NHS – I had to stop

I faced burnout working as a GP in the NHS – I had to stop | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Doctors need proper management and leadership, and structured career breaks, says Jessica Buchan
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If I were king for a day, I would ban open-plan offices

If I were king for a day, I would ban open-plan offices | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Paxman: Such offices tell us what our bosses think of us – that we are employed to fulfil a mechanical task and we are interchangeable
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A UK without poverty | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

A UK without poverty | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Poverty is a cost the UK cannot afford.
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Teresa May: We demand members of the public are included on the Child Abuse investigation panel to ensure;"Complete confidence in the integrity of the investigation"

Teresa May: We demand members of the public are included on the Child Abuse investigation panel to ensure;"Complete confidence in the integrity of the investigation" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We welcome the Home Secretaries instigation of an investigation into the establishment failures to address child abuse over many decades. 
We welcome...
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Queen 'moved' by Invictus Games

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DPAC threatened with legal action 4 supporting Anthony Kletzander: parents interview » DPAC

DPAC threatened with legal action 4 supporting Anthony Kletzander: parents interview » DPAC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia sufferers gather for hope

Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia sufferers gather for hope | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds gathered in Salt Lake City Saturday for a conference dealing with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Attendees heard from doctors, other patients and vendors who believe they can help with the
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Nursery places for deprived children? Sadly the political will doesn’t exist

Nursery places for deprived children? Sadly the political will doesn’t exist | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lola Okolosie: The coalition cannot feign surprise that profit-making private nurseries aren’t jumping at the prospect of subsidising the state
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Suspicion reigns in the new Benefits Street

Suspicion reigns in the new Benefits Street | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams finds a hostile and wary atmosphere at the latest location for the divisive reality TV show
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"David Haines was my brother" - Telegraph

"David Haines was my brother" - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The brother of David Haines, the British aid worker murdered by jihadi extremists, issues a heartfelt tribute, describing an ordinary bloke who found satisfaction in helping others
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