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Fears for disabled Brits as US firm takes over benefits assessments from Atos

Fears for disabled Brits as US firm takes over benefits assessments from Atos | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith said the change means a “fresh approach” when Maximus takes over the controversial assessments from Atos in March
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Balls blasts Osborne's EU surcharge 'fog and bluster'

Balls blasts Osborne's EU surcharge 'fog and bluster' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's always fun to see George Osborne being put on the back foot, and today's attempt at justifying his over-extravagant claims (or indeed lies) about gaining a concession from Europe over its £1.7...
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Part-Time Workers Face Benefit Sanctions Under Universal Credit

Part-Time Workers Face Benefit Sanctions Under Universal Credit | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has confirmed that part-time workers could face benefit sanctions under Universal Credit. IDS told the Work and Pensions Select Committee that trials w...
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Britain and the cuts: Blow for Cameron as UK faces deeper cuts - FT.com

Britain and the cuts: Blow for Cameron as UK faces deeper cuts - FT.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
George Osborne must cut deeper into the budgets of the army, police and courts as the annual savings needed to meet his austerity targets are set almost to double to £48bn, Financial Times analysis shows. As Britain hits the midway mark of its
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Cameron setting the scene for more slave labour (#uk #politics #welfare #ids #bedroomtax)

Cameron setting the scene for more slave labour (#uk #politics #welfare #ids #bedroomtax) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In his continued quest to place the majority of the British population into economic slavery, Cameron announced his intention to tighten welfare reforms which would force people to take low paid jo...
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Bercow bemoans 'sorry saga' of European Arrest Warrant

Bercow bemoans 'sorry saga' of European Arrest Warrant | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
John Bercow is a Conservative - although, for much of the time, it's hard to tell what planet he's on, let alone whose side. As Speaker of the House of Commons he is supposed to be impartial but he...
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Will GPs be bribed to put you back to work?

Will GPs be bribed to put you back to work? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Doctors could ask for funding from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to ensure patients go back to work quickly, a top NHS England official has suggested, according to GP Online. Is this th...
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Why are Men Paying this Guy to Teach them How to Abuse Women?

Why are Men Paying this Guy to Teach them How to Abuse Women? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you've not yet come across the insidious 'Pick-Up Artist' community, lucky you. Basically, men pay other men like Julien Blanc (pictured above) up to $3,000 a course to learn how to emotionally,...
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‘Our job is not just to feed people, but to make them feel there is hope’

‘Our job is not just to feed people, but to make them feel there is hope’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes: Susan Lloyd-Selby and her volunteers help struggling familes at her food bank in Wales
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Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology - Telegraph

Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Up to 35pc of Britain's jobs will be eliminated by new computing and robotics technology over the next 20 years, say experts
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Massive increase in use of food banks, says research | News | Inside Housing

Massive increase in use of food banks, says research | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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US senate swings right. But are voters swinging left on policy? | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

US senate swings right. But are voters swinging left on policy? | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The US senate results last week were bad news for the US labor movement and President Obama who now faces Republican majorities in both houses of Congress,
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Panic over the Labour leadership serves no purpose – stop it, now

Panic over the Labour leadership serves no purpose – stop it, now | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Polly Toynbee: You can find grumblers aplenty to talk to about Ed Miliband’s bad ratings, but few who expect decapitation. There’s no one obvious to succeed him
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The Choice of the Century

The Choice of the Century | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The President blames himself for the Democrat’s big losses Election Day. “We have not been successful in going out there and letting people know what it is that we’re trying to do and why this is the...
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Did the Mail source its poppy brooch from the same suppliers as Britain First?

Did the Mail source its poppy brooch from the same suppliers as Britain First? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Never mind the headline about Brits being unable to make sandwiches (you know it's duff) - where did the Daily Mail get its poppy brooches? "Free ceramic poppy brooch", the strapline screams. "Beau...
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Labour on the issues

Labour on the issues | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We will build a Britain that rewards hard work, not just privilege, and ensures the next generation does better than the last.
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Take The Class War To Iain Duncan Smith's Front Door ... It's Time For The Reckoning

Take The Class War To Iain Duncan Smith's Front Door ... It's Time For The Reckoning | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith is hosting a Jobs Fair at Chingford Assembly Hall, Station Road, Chingford, E4 this Friday November 14th.  Class War will be welcoming him from 10am and are planing to make a day ...
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Video: ‘Nick’ tells of how MPs ‘liked to inflict pain’ during abuse | ExaroNews

Video: ‘Nick’ tells of how MPs ‘liked to inflict pain’ during abuse | ExaroNews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Who Benefits | The Campaign

Who Benefits | The Campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We all need support sometimes. Yet too often those who have been helped by benefits get ignored, misrepresented or at worst blamed for their situation. But if the millions of us who have needed benefits share our stories - and those who haven't express their support – then together we can change the debate.
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More than 200 prison keys lost across Britain - Telegraph

More than 200 prison keys lost across Britain - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It has cost almost a million pounds to relock prisons after keys were misplaces, with half the cost borne by the taxpayer
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Work Programme adviser: ‘Almost every day one of my clients mentioned feeling suicidal’

Work Programme adviser: ‘Almost every day one of my clients mentioned feeling suicidal’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Melissa Viney: Whistleblower says her job was box ticking, sanctioning sick people who had little chance of employment, and she wasn’t able to treat clients as human beings
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Older people in care homes have 'unacceptable quality of life' | News | Inside Housing

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The living wage: good business or good PR, home and away? | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

The living wage: good business or good PR, home and away? | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As Living Wage Week 2014 comes to an end, I've been reading what some of the many blogs have been saying about why employers should start paying it, in the UK
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Cameron promises £15 BILLION for road works to gain votes (#politics #UK #austerity)

Cameron promises £15 BILLION for road works to gain votes (#politics #UK #austerity) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cameron is never shy in prostituting himself and taxpayer’s money as he promises key marginal seats (which the Conservatives must hold or win in the upcoming general election to be in with a chance...
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Bennett Kathie's curator insight, November 12, 2014 2:39 AM

dirty fucking wanker  lets all carry on ignoring the elderly, and young starve  freeze because of fuel poverty  get tories out now