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Duncan Smith mocks Labour bedroom tax figures » Central Government » 24dash.com

Duncan Smith mocks Labour bedroom tax figures » Central Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 21,500 people have now been identified as wrongly paying the bedroom tax according to figures obtained by the Labour Party.
Shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves said the data, revealed yesterday, had been obtained from 194 loca...
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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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Mary Laver’s Birthday Bash for IDS, April 9th House of Commons to Chingford » DPAC

Mary Laver’s Birthday Bash for IDS, April 9th House of Commons to Chingford » DPAC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Not "weird" but wonderful: Miliband will win the battle for number 10.

Not "weird" but wonderful: Miliband will win the battle for number 10. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I've often heard people remark how surprised they are at just how handsome, sincere and at ease Ed Miliband is when they meet him in person. That's because the controlled and  biased media have wor...
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The benefit cap equals 1 MILLION men women and children evicted from social housing!

The benefit cap equals 1 MILLION men women and children evicted from social housing! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you are sick, disabled or unemployed and the Tories are not voted out in May you will be evicted and you will have nowhere you can possibly live.  The overall benefit cap proposal will mean you ...
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Your vote is important and will make a difference to how many more sick and disabled people die due to this governments cuts to their social security. The Tories have to be voted out!

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Election 2015: Conservative benefit cut options leaked

Election 2015: Conservative benefit cut options leaked | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Conservatives are considering options for scrapping some benefits, the BBC learns - but the Tories say they are not party policy.
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Unite donate extra £1 million to Labour's election war chest

Unite donate extra £1 million to Labour's election war chest | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Unite the Union have pledged an extra £1 million to Labour's election campaign today. It is a huge boost for Miliband on the first day of the short campaign, following an assured performance in last night's leaders' interviews. This brings the amount Unite have donated to Labour's campaign to
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Labour produce a round-up of David Cameron's terrible week

Labour produce a round-up of David Cameron's terrible week | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It really hasn't been the best week for David Cameron, one that he'd most likely rather forget. But since we're in the middle of a general election campaign, it was always unlikely the opposition would let him get away with doing that. To commemorate Cameron's week, the Labour party have produced a
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Petition: HELP ME TO END DOGFIGHTING !!!!!

Petition: HELP ME TO END DOGFIGHTING !!!!! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Not all victims of violent crime can call 911... So we have to be their voice... Dog fighting is more... (35859 signatures on petition)
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They Are Coming For Our Pensions ... And This Is How It Begins

They Are Coming For Our Pensions ... And This Is How It Begins | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Unpaid work experience and apprenticeships for pensioners could soon be on the way as a report released earlier this month lays the groundwork for an attack on pensions. The report, entitled A New ...
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The Fight To Save Social Security Won't Be Over Whoever Wins The Election, Come To The Welfare Action Gathering – 30th May

The Fight To Save Social Security Won't Be Over Whoever Wins The Election, Come To The Welfare Action Gathering – 30th May | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
from Boycott Workfare Saturday 30th May, 10.30am-5.30pm, London Welsh Centre (10 minutes’ walk from King’s Cross station) Faced with policies that are pushing ever more people into precarity and po...
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Twitter user posts picture of racist attacker on Twitter - and gets trolled

Twitter user posts picture of racist attacker on Twitter - and gets trolled | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the UK today!) A Twitter user tweeted a photograph of a racist attacking him in his car: But Pritpal Singh - who was targeted because he is a Sikh - managed to stop the attack by...
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Crow’s mud figures will make visible the human cost of austerity

Crow’s mud figures will make visible the human cost of austerity | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled artist-activist is about to begin sculpting 650 figures out of river mud, in a bid to “make visible the human cost of austerity” in the run-up to the general election. Liz Crow’s We Are ...
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DWP ‘threatened to dock terminally-ill woman’s benefits’ if she paid for her own funeral

DWP ‘threatened to dock terminally-ill woman’s benefits’ if she paid for her own funeral | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A terminally-ill woman was told by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that she risked being charged with an “offence” and would lose part of her benefits if she used an insurance policy win...
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Government Statistics No Longer Reliable Say Charities As Homelessness Epidemic Gets Even Worse

Government Statistics No Longer Reliable Say Charities As Homelessness Epidemic Gets Even Worse | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Figures showing that statutory homelessness has soared in England by 27% since this government weren't elected do not even scratch the surface of the desperate homelessness epidemic. 53,250 familie...
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Stop unfair and secret changes to Motability grants

Stop unfair and secret changes to Motability grants | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Motability policy changes mean that eligibility for grants from the Special Vehicle Fund now discriminates against those who cannot work, not volunteer, are not in education for at least 12 hours a week or who do not have sole responsibility to care for a child under 14 years of age.
Motability have, without any consultation or even any public announcement, changed their grant making conditions for funding for drive-from-wheelchair and Internal transfer wheelchair vehicles. Motability claim t
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Who'z Defining Mental Illness?

by an Ohio prisonerPsychological diagnoses made in bourgeois society seek not only to isolate and treat mental illness on an individual basis, but also says the illness neither affects, nor is affe...
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It’s time to end the lie that Labour and Tories are ‘the same’ on austerity - Sunny Hundal & Sue Jones

It’s time to end the lie that Labour and Tories are ‘the same’ on austerity - Sunny Hundal & Sue Jones | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is a claim so ubiquitous that most people repeat it without even having to explain it: ‘there’s hardly any difference between the main political parties’. It’s a claim the Greens, SNP and UKIP n...
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Art imitates life: Coalition 'welf' policies get comic-book treatment

Art imitates life: Coalition 'welf' policies get comic-book treatment | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sometimes, when you're a blogger, an article comes along when you think you're doing something else - for example, catching up on a little light reading. Yes, even hard-nosed political bloggers lik...
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Don’t stigmatise depression over Alps crash, says top doctor

Don’t stigmatise depression over Alps crash, says top doctor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
President of Royal College of Psychiatrists urges caution over calls for people suffering from depression to be prevented from working as pilots
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Osborne's razor: the Tory principle of parsimony is applied only to the poorest

Osborne's razor: the Tory principle of parsimony is applied only to the poorest | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The BBC reports that leaked documents from the Department for Work and Pensions suggest the government is planning a regional benefits cap, reducing child benefit, taxing disability benefits and re...
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NHS problems ‘worst since 1990s’ says King’s Fund

NHS problems ‘worst since 1990s’ says King’s Fund | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS services in England are deteriorating under the coalition in a way not seen since the early 1990s
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NHS problems ‘worst since 1990s’ says King’s Fund

NHS problems ‘worst since 1990s’ says King’s Fund | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS services in England are deteriorating under the coalition in a way not seen since the early 1990s
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Tories plan benefit system massacre

Tories plan benefit system massacre | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
  The headline is no joke. Based on the plans revealed by the BBC, if the Conservative Party is re-elected in May, all but the richest of us can look forward to the death of a loved one - perh...
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Campaigners call for next government to ‘cease firing’ on welfare reform

Campaigners call for next government to ‘cease firing’ on welfare reform | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Plaid Cymru and the Green party – and a key figure in the SNP – have backed a call from disabled campaigners and carers for an “emergency ceasefire” on major parts of the government’s “fitness for ...
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Co-op pioneers set to ‘reignite debate’ on direct payments

Co-op pioneers set to ‘reignite debate’ on direct payments | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A pioneering project to set up a user-controlled cooperative should boost the number of disabled people in Wales who use direct payments to fund their own support. The Citizen Directed Co-operative...
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Residential training colleges face uncertain future after government shake-up

Residential training colleges face uncertain future after government shake-up | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Four of the country’s nine specialist residential training colleges for disabled people are facing an uncertain future, after the government announced a huge shake-up of specialist employability su...
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