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English councils report £25m shortfall on free school meals programme

English councils report £25m shortfall on free school meals programme | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Local Government Association says funding to bring kitchens up to scratch has fallen short in almost half of local authority areas
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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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Letter in support of Disability News Service

Letter in support of Disability News Service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Most followers will be aware of the recent dispute between Disability News Service and DWP. CarerWatch, along with many other indiduals/groups, found this to be unacceptable behaviour from the DWP,...
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Hardworking family of four trapped living in a single room

Hardworking family of four trapped living in a single room | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Finance assistant Katrina, 28, and teaching assistant Aaron, 29, don’t qualify for a ­council house as they earn too much a month
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David Cameron's family fortune: the Jersey, Panama and Geneva connection

David Cameron's family fortune: the Jersey, Panama and Geneva connection | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Offshore venture in tax haven – named after family home in Aberdeenshire – valued at £25m
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Government fiddles unemployment figures by classifying all people sanctioned as having left claimant count

Government fiddles unemployment figures by classifying all people sanctioned as having left claimant count | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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‪#‎EdForChange‬ They have used the wrong data, manipulated statistics and outright LIED over and over again over the last 5 years.

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Vox Political vindicated on unemployment figures

Vox Political vindicated on unemployment figures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
How pleasant to see Vox Political's concerns about the massaging of UK unemployment figures being taken up by the kind of people the mass media actually respect. A report on the BBC News website st...
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Hear Francis Maude PRAISING company set to cut hundreds of probation jobs

Hear Francis Maude PRAISING company set to cut hundreds of probation jobs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A secret recording caught Francis Maude praising outsourcing firm Sodexo - and promising a "flood" of similar privatisations if the Tories win a second term
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£2bn private health deals since David Cameron came to power new figures show

£2bn private health deals since David Cameron came to power new figures show | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Data reveals 40 per cent of national health service contracts have gone to private companies over past five years
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ELECTION 2015: UKIP’s silence on UN disability convention

ELECTION 2015: UKIP’s silence on UN disability convention | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UKIP is refusing to say whether it is in favour of key sections of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Last week, its election manifesto made it clear that UKIP s...
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ELECTION 2015: Bus tour highlights disabled people’s voting power

ELECTION 2015: Bus tour highlights disabled people’s voting power | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A five-day bus tour across London has helped raise the profile of disabled people’s potential voting power in next month’s general election. London’s pan-disability disabled people’s organisation, ...
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ELECTION 2015: Lib Dem president ‘astonished’ at manifesto’s disability benefits failure

ELECTION 2015: Lib Dem president ‘astonished’ at manifesto’s disability benefits failure | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats’ disabled president has told Disability News Service (DNS) she is “astonished” that her party’s planned cuts to social security spending would not exempt all recipients of dis...
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ELECTION 2015: Labour’s disability manifesto chaos

ELECTION 2015: Labour’s disability manifesto chaos | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour’s launch of its disability manifesto has descended into chaos after major disagreements between a shadow minister and a leading disabled election candidate over how far it would go in govern...
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Can't Move | Find homes of a lifetime in your area

Can't Move | Find homes of a lifetime in your area | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Find your home of a lifetime! Could the perfect home be just around the corner from you? Enter your UK postcode to find out!
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Ridiculous and NO excuse!

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After Years Of Misdiagnoses In An Institution, Larry Was Rescued By His Sister

After Years Of Misdiagnoses In An Institution, Larry Was Rescued By His Sister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Locked up and institutionalized at 8 years old, Larry went through a variety of diagnoses, from clinically insane to schizophrenic. He was eventually diagnosed with autism, but remained institutionalized until he was 20 years old — when his sister Sally rescued him from his confinement and brought him home to live with her.
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Retracing Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier to uncover shocking modern poverty

Retracing Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier to uncover shocking modern poverty | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 years from Orwell's book on the effects of Great Depression, we find soul-destroying hardship – unemployment, hunger, hypothermia and child poverty
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Britain's military in chaos due to major troops shortage blamed on David Cameron

Britain's military in chaos due to major troops shortage blamed on David Cameron | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New MoD figures show the three services are short of nearly 6,400 trained personnel, more than 4,000 of them soldiers
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This is the best thing about this country. Pass this on if you agree:

This is the best thing about this country. Pass this on if you agree: | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This video explains why
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Conservative unemployment claims questioned - BBC News

Conservative unemployment claims questioned - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Conservative claims that unemployment in some areas has fallen by up to 60% are based on the "wrong" data, statisticians say.
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  They have used the wrong data, manipulated statistics and outright LIED over and over again over the last 5 years.

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The 'Labour overspent' lie debunked - again

The 'Labour overspent' lie debunked - again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's astonishing. Right-wing politicians, journalists and members of the public are still - still - pushing the myth that the financial crisis and recession of 2008 onwards was caused by the last L...
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'Selling off NHS for profit': Full list of MPs with links to private healthcare firms

'Selling off NHS for profit': Full list of MPs with links to private healthcare firms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PM David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Lib Dems Nick Clegg and Vince Cable are also on the list - here is the full rundown. Is your MP on there?
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‘Disabled woman’s life at risk’ after DWP harassment

‘Disabled woman’s life at risk’ after DWP harassment | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled woman says her life is at risk following a “barrage” of texts and phone calls from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), threatening – unlawfully – to remove her benefits if she fa...
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Coalition government has learned nothing over the deaths of disabled due to their welfare reforms, which do NOT protect disabled or chronically sick and disabled people!

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ELECTION 2015: Green party faces questions over assisted suicide backing

ELECTION 2015: Green party faces questions over assisted suicide backing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Green party has been asked how it can justify calls for the legalisation of assisted suicide at the same time that it claims to be in favour of implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of P...
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ELECTION 2015: Plaid Cymru starts planning for more control over benefits

ELECTION 2015: Plaid Cymru starts planning for more control over benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Plaid Cymru wants to develop an employment and social security system that does more to support benefit claimants into work, “dealing with people fairly” and “without the use of sanctions”. In its ...
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ELECTION 2015: SNP pledges to block coalition’s PIP and DLA spending cuts

ELECTION 2015: SNP pledges to block coalition’s PIP and DLA spending cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has pledged to block plans to cut spending on disability benefits by £3 billion by 2017-18, if enough of its MPs are elected. In one of a series of manifesto commi...
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ELECTION 2015: Tories refuse to say which human rights they will dump

ELECTION 2015: Tories refuse to say which human rights they will dump | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Conservative party are refusing to say which vital protections they would scrap if they win the election and abolish the Human Rights Act (HRA). The party’s manifesto says a Conservative govern...
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Concerns for safety of missing hospital patient

Concerns for safety of missing hospital patient | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
POLICE are appealing for the public's help in tracing a vulnerable man who has been reported missing from a hospital in St Helens.
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