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Scandal of putting mentally ill children in police cells must end, says MP

Scandal of putting mentally ill children in police cells must end, says MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Dr Sarah Wollaston condemns use of police stations for under-18s who are having a breakdown rather than taking them to specialist medical units
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Expatriate Living's curator insight, August 19, 6:56 AM

A jail cell is no place for children having a breakdown.

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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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Stroke Tattler's curator insight, September 21, 6:51 AM

We live in a time when inequality is increasing.  A smaller and smaller % of the population holds the majority of wealth in the world.

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Our chance to end poverty

Our chance to end poverty | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Over a quarter of the European population could face poverty by 2025. But concerned citizens are demanding research into Unconditional Basic Income: our chance to completely eradicate poverty. We have an unprecedented opportunity to push our leaders to act. Sign now and share!
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Tony Blair says Britain must be prepared to invade Iraq (again)

Tony Blair says Britain must be prepared to invade Iraq (again) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Blair will warn air strikes alone will not be enough to smash the advance of Islamic State in an essay published on his Faith Foundation website
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Ripped-off Britons: Graphs at a glance: In the 30 years since 1983 the cost of Housing Benefits quadrupled, and yet the number of claimants has hardly increased. Why is that?

Ripped-off Britons: Graphs at a glance: In the 30 years since 1983 the cost of Housing Benefits quadrupled, and yet the number of claimants has hardly increased. Why is that? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Freya Newman, the whistleblower behind Frances Abbott's scholarship, should be thanked not punished

Freya Newman, the whistleblower behind Frances Abbott's scholarship, should be thanked not punished | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Julian Burnside: Freya Newman blew the whistle on a questionable scholarship awarded to Tony Abbott’s daughter – and she’s now paying dearly for having done so
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Memo to Miliband: Britain’s social order is bankrupt

Memo to Miliband: Britain’s social order is bankrupt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: If Scotland’s near-flight from the union does not provoke a radical reaction from Labour, what will?
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Sussex school defends offering STI testing to pupils

Sussex school defends offering STI testing to pupils | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
School says tests were part of NHS strategy that had been running for years, as parents express shock at not being told
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Tragic dad Thomas Lamb believed to have been stabbed to death with pitchfork by garden intruders

Tragic dad Thomas Lamb believed to have been stabbed to death with pitchfork by garden intruders | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE 46-year-old was fatally wounded in the early hours of Saturday and died later at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary.
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Video and report from today: #FocusE15 mothers reopen boarded-up Carpenters' estate flats

Video and report from today: #FocusE15 mothers reopen boarded-up Carpenters' estate flats | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Back to Newham today - where the women of the Focus E15 mothers' social housing campaign took the admirable step of reopening some of the long-boarded-up flats on the Carpenters' estate. I hope new...
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Cranky Jobcentre Psych Tests Are Unethical, But Will Anyone Except Claimants Care?

Cranky Jobcentre Psych Tests Are Unethical, But Will Anyone Except Claimants Care? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The news that unmployed people will face psychological testing in order to determine how much Jocentre harassment they should receive has prompted warnings from psychologists concerned about the et...
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Cameron has reneged on his promise to Scotland - why is Miliband getting the blame?

Cameron has reneged on his promise to Scotland - why is Miliband getting the blame? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It seems a lot of people have become terribly confused and are making a lot of rash assumptions. The first is that promises by the political leaders in Westminster - to hand Scotland new powers ove...
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Miliband's pledge on minimum wages is a slap in the face for 'trickle-down' Tories

Miliband's pledge on minimum wages is a slap in the face for 'trickle-down' Tories | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has the right idea: Increase the minimum amount working people are paid and the economy will grow faster and more sustainably than under any measure of the failed Coalition government. ...
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NHS spends £12 million making new recruits redundant - Telegraph

NHS spends £12 million making new recruits redundant  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS accused of 'scandalous waste' after new body spends £12 million on redundancy packages for 300 officials
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Benefits bosses hounded my disabled lover to death - because he went on charity bike ride

Benefits bosses hounded my disabled lover to death - because he went on charity bike ride | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
They stopped Nathan Hartwell's allowance, accused him of lying about his condition and demanded £11,000 after learning he had cycled to raise £2,000 for Help for Heroes
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Emma Watson's UN speech: gender equality is a men's issue too – video

Emma Watson's UN speech: gender equality is a men's issue too – video | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The UN Women's goodwill ambassador, Emma Watson, has launched the United Nation's HeForShe campaign by inviting men to take part in the global fight for equality. The Harry Potter actress told an audience of UN delegates that men, too, must take action against sexism around the world, and the fight for feminist ideals must not be confused with 'man-hating'
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The seven rules of being posh

The seven rules of being posh | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After 25 years of living in Britain, US-born Tim Dowling believes he has finally worked out the class system. Here’s what he has learned
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English votes plan is ‘most un-prime ministerial thing Cameron has done’

English votes plan is ‘most un-prime ministerial thing Cameron has done’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks plan to start talks on only English MPs voting on English laws
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The battle between capital and labour is still raging on film

The battle between capital and labour is still raging on film | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Pride, Billy Elliott and Brassed Off see the crushing of unions for what it was – a new phase in a war that never really went away
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NHS pay is complicated, unfair and frankly absurd

NHS pay is complicated, unfair and frankly absurd | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We must put all the facts on the table and remove perverse incentives if we are serious about making NHS pay fairer, writes Richard Baum
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Almost half of cancer patients diagnosed too late

Almost half of cancer patients diagnosed too late | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Late detection of condition in 46% of sufferers can greatly reduce chances of survival, warns Cancer Research UK
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Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond

Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has claimed that Scotland could declare itself independent without a referendum in the future.
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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'shocking' discrimination against benefits claimants | Disability Now

'shocking' discrimination against benefits claimants | Disability Now | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Labour’s minimum wage announcement is much weaker than it seems - alittleecon

Labour’s minimum wage announcement is much weaker than it seems - alittleecon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Immediately following Vox Political's praise of Ed Miliband's minimum wage announcement comes this critique by Alex Little. Usually this site has great respect for alittleecon but he seems to have ...
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Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualty figures - Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualty figures - Palestine Solidarity Campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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If Trust in a Doctor is Lost

If Trust in a Doctor is Lost | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I've been trying to write this for a week or so now, without much success, because I wanted to try and explain my feelings about events following my fifth deep-vein thrombosis [DVT], and how deeply...
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