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TUC counts cost of austerity on public sector pay

TUC counts cost of austerity on public sector pay | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Trades Union Congress says government policies have had a big impact on the spending power of almost six million UK households
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This Grand Inquisition won't find 'the truth' of child sex abuse

This Grand Inquisition won't find 'the truth' of child sex abuse | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: Theresa May's effort to deflect accusations of a cover-up over child sex crimes will do little to deter abusers or help victims
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Chaos? What chaos? asks civil servant who runs Passport Office as backlog clears 500,000 - Telegraph

Chaos? What chaos? asks civil servant who runs Passport Office as backlog clears 500,000 - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paul Pugh denies Passport Office is in “chaos” as he admitts the official backlog of applications is above 500,000.
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Home Rights

Home Rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two days ago, I wrote a post calling for an end to the fannying around trying to change "organisational cultures" that believe it is okay for people to be moved hundreds of miles from their homes a...
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MI5 and MI6 tell MPs to censor key report on Lee Rigby’s killers | ExaroNews

MI5 and MI6 tell MPs to censor key report on Lee Rigby’s killers | ExaroNews | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Five reasons why I love the NHS

Five reasons why I love the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Luke Akehurst for LabourList: There are personal as well as financial, ideological and even – possibly – nationalistic ones. Let me count the ways
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Labour plans public contracts shakeup

Labour plans public contracts shakeup | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Party says tendering process needs to be more equal for government services, as small number of firms sweep the board
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Passport Office chief denies claims of chaos despite backlog of 508,000

Passport Office chief denies claims of chaos despite backlog of 508,000 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paul Pugh tells Commons home affairs select committee 'vast majority' of applicants are getting passports within four weeks
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Whoops! Tory minister poses in front of graffiti that says 'Sack Cameron'

Whoops! Tory minister poses in front of graffiti that says 'Sack Cameron' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reposted from the MirrorThis will make you laugh..The photographer and the MP were obliviousThey say a picture tells a thousand words but this one says just two - 'sack Cameron'.Unfortunately for C...
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Tory Councillor Wants Return Of Workhouses For Mentally Ill

Tory Councillor Wants Return Of Workhouses For Mentally Ill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, July 8, 2014 1:55 PM

. . . . and lets go right back to the 19th Century

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Kevin sanctioned on Work Programme and now begging for food

Kevin sanctioned on Work Programme and now begging for food | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
How does it feel to be "living" on a budget for food of £3.50 a week? Kevin Jobbins is doing exactly that, but the more you think about it, the less appropriate the concept of  existence or surviva...
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'Paedophilia is natural and normal for males' - Here's Why We Need to Stop Calling Child Rapists Paedophiles

'Paedophilia is natural and normal for males' - Here's Why We Need to Stop Calling Child Rapists Paedophiles | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The word paedophilia originates from the Greek words paidos, meaning child, and philia, meaning love. The term is derived from a pseudo-scientific justification for the behaviour of those who would...
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'A Powerful Elite Carried Out The Worst Form Of Child Abuse'

'A Powerful Elite Carried Out The Worst Form Of Child Abuse' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The alleged paedophile ring that had connections with Westminster included at least 20 prominent figures, including former MPs and government ministers, who abused children for decades, it has been claimed. After the Home Office announced a full inquiry into the ring and claims it failed to properly investigate it at the time, former child protection manager Peter McKelvie said that the ring were "a powerful elite" that included MPs and ministers at the time.
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NHS chief announces plan to give patients cash to fund their own care

NHS chief announces plan to give patients cash to fund their own care | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Simon Stevens says giving patients financial control will force health and social care systems to provide better services
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Top Tory has family link with offshore banker who gave party £800,000

Top Tory has family link with offshore banker who gave party £800,000 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Financial services minister Andrea Leadsom's brother-in-law also gave £1m to other rightwing causes
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Retrospective legislation that interfered with judicial ruling violated the Convention and the rule of law

Retrospective legislation that interfered with judicial ruling violated the Convention and the rule of law | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
R(on the application of Reilly (No. 2) and another) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, [2014] EWHC 2182 (Admin) - read judgment The High Court has issued a declaration of incompatibility f...
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Welcome to London – the most toxic town on the planet

Welcome to London – the most toxic town on the planet | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Oxford Street's more polluted than Beijing and the sky's alive with cranes. Just what kind of city is Boris Johnson creating?
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Older and disabled Londoners loneliest as 'friendly north' lives up to reputation

Older and disabled Londoners loneliest as 'friendly north' lives up to reputation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
London is a lonely place to live for those using care services, according to a new survey. David Brindle reports
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MPs' pay should rise to £100,000 if UK leaves EU, says Nigel Farage

MPs' pay should rise to £100,000 if UK leaves EU, says Nigel Farage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ukip leader proposes salary increase for politicians and cap of £100,000 for GPs as part of party's upcoming manifesto
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Keith Vaz demands information about 'missing' child abuse files

Keith Vaz demands information about 'missing' child abuse files | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Home Office told to provide any details about 114 official files linked to allegations of 1980s paedophile ring by Friday
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Low profile United & Cecil Club funnels cash to Conservative must-win marginals

Low profile United & Cecil Club funnels cash to Conservative must-win marginals | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reposted from The bureau of investigative journalismDavid Cameron’s words in the catalogue for last year’s fundraising auction.An organisation registered at a stables in the Home Counties, with a f...
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'Take a 15% Pay Cut or You're Fired' - NHS Bosses Lock BioMedical Staff out of Hospital

'Take a 15% Pay Cut or You're Fired' - NHS Bosses Lock BioMedical Staff out of Hospital | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Blood scientists at Northampton General Hospital have been locked out their offices for weeks after striking over a planned 15% cut in their wages. Expensive temporary staff have been filling their...
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Esther McVey is a compulsive liar who should be kicked out of government

Esther McVey is a compulsive liar who should be kicked out of government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Note to Iain Duncan Smith: It is not a good idea to try to inspire confidence in a £multi-billion "money pit" disaster by wheeling out Esther McVey to lie about it. The woman dubbed "Hester McVile"...
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Legal aid cuts cause benefits appeals to fail

Get the benefits you're entitled to: help with employment and support allowance (ESA), personal independence payment (PIP), disability living allowance (DLA). Claims, medicals, appeals.
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