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Peers defeat government over judicial review curbs - BBC

Peers defeat government over judicial review curbs - BBC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Remember Vox Political's article last week, warning that Chris Grayling was trying to price judicial review out of the reach of ordinary people, in order to stop us challenging insane Tory legislat...
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Heart attack victim was told he must attend work scheme... as he lay in hospital

Heart attack victim was told he must attend work scheme... as he lay in hospital | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Agency called Colin Rogers as he lay waiting for a bypass operation in Broadgreen Hospital
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Aktion Arbeitsscheu Reich, Human Rights and infrahumanisation

Aktion Arbeitsscheu Reich, Human Rights and infrahumanisation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
  The European Convention on Human Rights, which came into force on 3 September 1953, guarantees a range of political rights and freedoms of the individual against interference by the State. T...
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Have new government tax rules made any difference at all?

Have new government tax rules made any difference at all? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Introduced after the Google, Facebook and Starbucks tax scandals, new tax rules are doing very little to curb similar legal tax avoidance, it is claimed. Is public disquiet having more influence?
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Commission intervenes in closure of Independent Living Fund

Commission intervenes in closure of Independent Living Fund | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government’s decision to close the Independent Living Fund (ILF) will result in the loss of dignity and independence for disabled people, a High C
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Barclay bros duck out - leaving Supreme Court to sort out the constitutional problem

R (ota) Sir David Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay v Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, The Committee for the Affairs of Jersey and Guernsey and Her Majesty's Privy Council [2014]...
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In his anger, Cameron has made Britain a toxic brand

In his anger, Cameron has made Britain a toxic brand | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jonathan Freedland: The prime minister rages at the EU’s £1.7bn bill, but his miscalculations have lost Britain vital allies in Europe
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Apparently, David Cameron looks like a Prime Minister...

Apparently, David Cameron looks like a Prime Minister... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Apparently David Cameron looks like a Prime Minister - which must surely be based on the fact that he is the Prime Minister rather than on any notion that he's actually any good at it. Not that I'm...
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Government admits DSA cuts ‘will have negative impact’ on disabled students

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Disgraced Pistorius ‘could run again long before end of five-year sentence’

Disgraced Pistorius ‘could run again long before end of five-year sentence’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Some police forces still failing on disability hate crime

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Access to Work crisis: Changes have brought ‘stress and uncertainty’

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The PM who cried wolf.

The PM who cried wolf. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron can thump the table, stamp his feet and shout all he likes .... he's been caught out in a lie and now the pigeons have come home to roost! When you have an (unelected) prime minister ...
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Wirral TUC launches major campaign against Esther McVey

Wirral TUC launches major campaign against Esther McVey | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Wirral TUC launches major campaign against Government minister and Tory MP Esther McVey
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Universal Credit - TV and Radio Blitz last night (in advance of next week's W&P Committee...)

Universal Credit - TV and Radio Blitz last night (in advance of next week's W&P Committee...) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After a warm-up earlier by two articles in The Guardian in just one day [1] [2], last night Channel 4 TV and Radio 4 tried to peer into the foggy world of the Universal Credit pilot… Is the timing ...
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MPs to probe Government's savage benefit cuts following campaign backed by Daily Mirror

MPs to probe Government's savage benefit cuts following campaign backed by Daily Mirror | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Mirror reported how diabetic ex-soldier David Clapson died destitute at 59 without benefits after being sanctioned by the Job Centre for missing one meeting
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The list of 66 A&E and maternity units being hit by cuts - Telegraph

The list of  66 A&E and maternity units being hit by cuts - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We reveal the dozens of maternity and A&E units which have been closed or downgraded since 2010 and the dozens more now under threat
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Kenyan President uses Tory human rights plans to defend war crimes charges

It is easy to forget that our domestic debate over the European Convention on Human Rights might be having an international impact. But the UK is only one of 47 states which is party to the Convent...
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Are the police joining Occupy Democracy now?

Are the police joining Occupy Democracy now? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you've been reading Vox Political lately, you'll know that an organisation called Occupy Democracy has been enjoying a frosty relationship with the police in Parliament Square, Westminster, ever...
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Private companies tortured children - now running children's homes and services

Private companies tortured children - now running children's homes and services | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's G4S and SERCO) Private companies G4S and SERCO have agreed to pay out £100,000 in compensation for restraining torturing kids. This illegal "restraining" by staff working for sub...
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Disabled People Not Worth Minimum Wage Says Lord Fraud, Time For This Nasty Fucking Clown To Go

Disabled People Not Worth Minimum Wage Says Lord Fraud, Time For This Nasty Fucking Clown To Go | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Councils cutting back on workplace adjustments, says new study

Councils cutting back on workplace adjustments, says new study | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Confusion after number of disability hate crime prosecutions plummets

Confusion after number of disability hate crime prosecutions plummets | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Access to Work crisis: Chaos brings threats to self-employed claimants

Access to Work crisis: Chaos brings threats to self-employed claimants | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Access to Work crisis: Graeae boss fears for career due to cuts and delays

Access to Work crisis: Graeae boss fears for career due to cuts and delays | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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