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Lady Warsi resigns over government stance on Gaza

Lady Warsi resigns over government stance on Gaza | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Foreign Office minister uses Twitter to announce she is standing down because she can no longer support foreign policy
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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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Early day motion 842 - BENEFITS SANCTIONS

That this House welcomes the Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into Benefits sanctions policy beyond the Oakley Review; notes the large amount of compelling...
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The Prime Minister's proposals will wreck any chance of debates

The Prime Minister's proposals will wreck any chance of debates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron's "final offer" will achieve what he wants, and kill off the televised debates. That's bad news for Ed Miliband and the voters - and the Prime Minister might just regret it
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China defense spending to grow 10.1 percent in 2015

China defense spending to grow 10.1 percent in 2015 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
China said Thursday it will boost defense spending by 10.1 percent, a smaller rise than last year but in line with large annual increases that have drawn concern among the country’s neighbors over Beijing’s military and territorial ambitions.
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PM Accused Of Bullying Broadcasters On Debates

PM Accused Of Bullying Broadcasters On Debates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After the Labour leader throws down the gauntlet to the Prime Minister on TV debates, Mr Cameron is accused of "running scared".
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Hold the debates without him leave an empty podium, he's yellow that's his problem we want the debates.

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Man strangled grandmother to death after she homed him

Man strangled grandmother to death after she homed him | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Anna Maria Thomas lay dead for days before Felix Gutierrez-Cortez called the emergency services
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ANOTHER disabled person dead thanks to Freud, IDS and the Con-dem govt.

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She Gave A Homeless Woman A Coat And Got Yelled At. Her Response Is Brilliant and Inspiring!

She Gave A Homeless Woman A Coat And Got Yelled At. Her Response Is Brilliant and Inspiring! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Cameron tries to chicken out of head-to-head debate with Miliband

Cameron tries to chicken out of head-to-head debate with Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's David Cameron!) It's looking more and more like David Cameron is chickening out of the head-to-head debate with Ed Miliband scheduled for 30th April. Tory Party negotiators have ...
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The UK and poverty: a mixed record | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The UK and poverty: a mixed record | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Patient given bed in hospital TOILET before surgery

Patient given bed in hospital TOILET before surgery | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Salesman Darren Walters was left in the tiny closet for four hours before his haemorrhoids surgery
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Food banks: benefit sanctions leave clients hungry for months

Food banks: benefit sanctions leave clients hungry for months | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new study finds that vulnerable people who fall foul of benefit rules can be plunged into reliance on food parcels for up to half a year
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How the London property boom is built on dirty money

How the London property boom is built on dirty money | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Billions of pounds of corruptly gained money has been laundered by criminals and foreign officials buying upmarket London properties through anonymous offshore front companies – making the city arguably the world capital of money laundering.
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I wish I’d seen this video a long time ago. It really helps to understand what’s going on.

I wish I’d seen this video a long time ago. It really helps to understand what’s going on. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New universal credit rules will hit 200,000 people | News | Inside Housing

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Why women are the worst affected by zero hours contracts

Why women are the worst affected by zero hours contracts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zero hours contracts are widely used in the care sector, where women make up the majority of the workforce.
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In the struggle over housing, the Tories’ blind spots have given Labour the advantage

In the struggle over housing, the Tories’ blind spots have given Labour the advantage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Conservatives' obsession with subsidising ownership neglects the UK's nine million private renters. 
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2015: DWP staff say targets for sanctions STILL EXIST

2015: DWP staff say targets for sanctions STILL EXIST | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
2015: DWP staff say targets for sanctions STILL EXIST (subtitled video) DWP staff say sanction targets still exist. Ian Wright was a DWP work coach. Alan Davies was a DWP personal adviser. Both men...
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Think we should have election TV debates?

Think we should have election TV debates? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
So do we - sign this petition to stop Cameron sabotaging them >>
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The Housing Ministers: Build more disabled-friendly homes

The Housing Ministers: Build more disabled-friendly homes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I wash in the kitchen. I sleep in the living room. Please sign my petition to get a plan to build more disabled friendly homes.
I’ve had Fibromyalgia since 1996 and doctors say it won’t get better. I get so tired and my muscles get stiff, which means I often have trouble sleeping.
The house I live in now was fine for me when I moved in eight years ago. My landlord put in a bannister on the stairs to help me get up to my bathroom and bedroom.
But 2 y
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Terminal cancer patients now expected to attend work interviews or lose welfare support

Terminal cancer patients now expected to attend work interviews or lose welfare support | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire) From Charlotte Ryan: "I have terminal cancer, my prognosis is 0-3 years and I was diagnosed in March 2014 with my brain stem glioma. In April 2014 I was placed in the support group* fo...
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Tory MP sponsors hospital radio show - and then claims the cash back on expenses

Tory MP sponsors hospital radio show - and then claims the cash back on expenses | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mark Simmonds, who once moaned he could not live on £67,000-a-year Parliamentary salary, claimed £170,000 in the last financial year
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UK properties held by offshore firms used in global corruption, say police

UK properties held by offshore firms used in global corruption, say police | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Anti-corruption groups and Met detectives say £180m worth of real estate is under investigation as being used in money laundering and stolen capital
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Churches call government welfare sanctions 'inhumane and un-Christian'

Churches call government welfare sanctions 'inhumane and un-Christian' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Report by religious leaders says Department of Work and Pensions targets vulnerable families to make ideological cuts under guise of regulations
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Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut

Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nearly 100,000 of the poorest children in the UK went hungry last year because their parents’ benefits were stopped or cut, according to a report by a coalition of churches.
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