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Iain Duncan Smith: Food banks good but politicised » Central Government » 24dash.com

Iain Duncan Smith: Food banks good but politicised » Central Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith has said that food banks provide a "good service" but have become "hopelessly politicised".
Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, the work and pensions secretary avoided directly answering a question concerning food banks and...
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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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For those who have forgotten! 
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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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Boss of academy school hailed by David Cameron to sack 140 staff over funds

Boss of academy school hailed by David Cameron to sack 140 staff over funds | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The PM made a fresh blunder when he quoted head teacher Helena Mills, who has angered parents at Harlow’s Burnt Hill Academy, to defend his policies
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Merkel 'expects Cameron to back EU army' in exchange for renegotiation

Merkel 'expects Cameron to back EU army' in exchange for renegotiation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
German chancellor will ask UK to stand aside as she promotes ambitious plan to
integrate continental Europe’s armed forces, The Telegraph has been told
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Renegotiation? Cameron asked for nothing and got nothing, I don't know who died and made Merkel King of the castle but it's clear we have no power at that table! I'm Labour and I voted for Jeremy Corbyn but I will be voting to leave the EU, we didn't sign up for what we have and the direction in which it is going, we need to get out while we can!
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Tasing children: UK cops used stun gun on 407 minors despite UN warning

Tasing children: UK cops used stun gun on 407 minors despite UN warning | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hundreds of minors were tased by police across England and Wales between January 2014 and November 2015, according to a report by police monitoring group StopWatch.
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Police Brutality taking out the youth Tasing style.

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33 Things People With Fibromyalgia Wish Their Doctors Knew

33 Things People With Fibromyalgia Wish Their Doctors Knew | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What people with fibromyalgia wish their doctors knew about their lives and symptoms.
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Inverted totalitarianism and neoliberalism. Oh dear.

Inverted totalitarianism and neoliberalism. Oh dear. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One particularly successful way of neutralising opposition to an ideology is to ensure that only those ideas that are consistent with that ideology saturate the media and are presented as orthodoxy. The Conservative election campaign was a thoroughly dispiriting and ruthless masterclass in media control. Communication in the media is geared towards establishing a dominant…
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NDACA celebrates milestone in journey to tell story of disability arts

NDACA celebrates milestone in journey to tell story of disability arts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Some of the country’s best-known disabled artists have come together in the House of Lords to celebrate a project that will tell the story of the disability arts movement.The reception marked the f…
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Fresh staff cuts at EHRC ‘will undermine its vital work’

Fresh staff cuts at EHRC ‘will undermine its vital work’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The equality watchdog is set to make nearly 30 members of staff redundant, in what critics say is a blow to its efforts to enforce equality laws and hold the government to account over its record o…
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Not acceptable, especially at a time when the government is doing everything it can including this to reduce people's rights   and diminish protections. People take notice and beware!
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How The Welfare To Work Industry Is Ripping Off The Tax Payer #esday16

How The Welfare To Work Industry Is Ripping Off The Tax Payer #esday16 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The way the welfare to work industry scam works is simple.  The real profit in lucrative government contracts to 'help' people back into work is not made supporting the most marginalised benefit claimants or providing quality training.  The money comes from finding those who would have got jobs anyway and then claiming huge job outcome…
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Traumatised disabled teacher says council allowed bullying to continue

Traumatised disabled teacher says council allowed bullying to continue | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A maths teacher who was told by managers after she became disabled that if she had been a horse she would have been “taken out and shot” has spoken of a campaign of bullying and harassment that lef…
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It's way past time that Strong/er LAWS were put into place to protect people with disabilities along with access to FREE Legal Aid and enforcing business' to make their business' accessible including available grants to help those who need financial assistance; we are living in the 21st century we need to bring this country into the 21st century for it to grow!
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Revealed: DWP’s secret, ‘financially devastating’ proposals for benefits appeals

Revealed: DWP’s secret, ‘financially devastating’ proposals for benefits appeals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has drawn up secret plans for sweeping reforms that would make it far harder for disabled people to appeal against having their benefit claims turned down…
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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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Leave.eu - The Facts

Leave.eu - The Facts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Leave.eu is Britain's fastest growing grassroots movement to leave the EU. Register your support today to receive the latest news and referendum updates.
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‘Humiliated, isolated’: Over 1.25mn destitute in 21st century Britain

‘Humiliated, isolated’: Over 1.25mn destitute in 21st century Britain | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In a climate of unyielding austerity, more than a million people across the UK are so impoverished they don’t have enough food, clothes, heating, shelter and toiletries, Britain’s first study into destitution has revealed.
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This is UNACCEPTABLE #DavidCameron and there's absolutely NO excuse - STOP sending our money to other countries and invest in our own people! 21st century Britain under TORY rule.
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Farage shoots down Brexit support from French far-right chief Le Pen

Farage shoots down Brexit support from French far-right chief Le Pen | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Brexit campaigners, including UKIP’s Nigel Farage, have shunned support from the French Front National leader, Marine Le Pen, ahead of her controversial visit to Britain.
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The politics of punishment and blame: in-work conditionality

The politics of punishment and blame: in-work conditionality | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions has submitted a document about the Randomised Control Trial (RCT) they are currently conducting regarding in-work "progression." The submission was made to the Work and Pensions Committee in January, as the Committee have conducted an inquiry into in-work conditionality. The document specifies that: "This document is for internal use…
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Student relives horrifying moment man 'cut off her hair' in the street

Student relives horrifying moment man 'cut off her hair' in the street | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The 19-year-old victim said the incident took place as she walked to a restaurant with friends
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State of the nations homelessness strategies 2016

State of the nations homelessness strategies 2016 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
State of the nations homelessness strategies 2016
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We are a RICH country we send money to other countries left, right, and center and are even taking in refugees and housing them, so why do we have ANY homeless people in the UK?
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Abused, threatened and left stranded – young campaigners’ transport experiences

Abused, threatened and left stranded – young campaigners’ transport experiences | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
By Raya Al JadirYoung disabled people have been abused, threatened and left stranded while using public transport, according to a new report.End Of The Line 2016 follows a nine-month undercover inv…
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A New Direction From Crabb And The DWP: Outright Fucking Lies

A New Direction From Crabb And The DWP: Outright Fucking Lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Unemployment has risen in the last three months but you wouldn't know that from today's gushing press release from the Stephen Crabb and the DWP. There were 21,000 more unemployed people in the latest period and, in further bad news for the government, the number of people claiming unemployment benefits rose by just under 7000. …
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Crime stats ‘are wake-up call’ on link between ‘demonization’ and targeted violence

Crime stats ‘are wake-up call’ on link between ‘demonization’ and targeted violence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people in England and Wales are now almost three-and-half times more likely than non-disabled people to be a victim of serious violent crime, according to new research that has been descri…
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Secret DWP proposal to scrap ESA ‘substantial risk’ rules ‘would breach right to life’

Secret DWP proposal to scrap ESA ‘substantial risk’ rules ‘would breach right to life’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed scrapping two benefit regulations that offer vital protection to disabled people facing the controversial “fitness for work” test.In response…
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New Study Shows Quantitative Benefits in Children With Autism, ADHD and Other Needs When Using The Listening Program | The Listening Program Blog

New Study Shows Quantitative Benefits in Children With Autism, ADHD and Other Needs When Using The Listening Program | The Listening Program Blog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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