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BBC NEWS: Disability tests opposed by dean of St Paul's Cathedral 29/09/2013

BBC NEWS: Disability tests opposed by dean of St Paul's Cathedral 29/09/2013 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The tests assess entitlement to employment and support allowance A letter urging Prime Minister David Cameron to get rid of work assessments for the disabled has been signed by the dean of St Paul'...
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A conservatism is spreading that the Tories can't fathom

A conservatism is spreading that the Tories can't fathom | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
John Harris: The party's neoliberal leaders are out of touch with exactly the kind of values that look likely to define our future
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Only a new wave of socialism can end the great squeeze on us all

Only a new wave of socialism can end the great squeeze on us all | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Britain is now suffering the longest fall in living standards since Queen Victoria sat on the throne.
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Call for child mental health checks

Call for child mental health checks | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Children as young as seven should be tested in school for their mental health, a Cambridge academic has said.
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Cameron accused of misleading Leveson on Brooks friendship

Cameron accused of misleading Leveson on Brooks friendship | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New book casts doubt over David Cameron's account to press inquiry over his personal ties with Rebekah Brooks
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David Cameron criticised over failure to declare wife Samantha’s business stake

David Cameron criticised over failure to declare wife Samantha’s business stake | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has been condemned for his failure to declare a family stake in a company planning a massive housing development.
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David Cameron threatens to axe Tube strike rights

David Cameron threatens to axe Tube strike rights | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PM plumbs new depths in war on unions
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David Cameron has a women problem

David Cameron has a women problem | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has a big task this week – to win back the 50 per cent of the electorate who reckon he's not on their wavelength.
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Tories remove Army cuts hecklers

Tories remove Army cuts hecklers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two men are escorted from the Conservative Party conference hall after heckling Defence Secretary Philip Hammond over defence cuts.
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Conservatives get a taste of people power

Conservatives get a taste of people power | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
50,000 protesters tell Cameron and co to get lost
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Matthew Norman on Monday: What's Iain Duncan Smith doing running welfare?

Matthew Norman on Monday: What's Iain Duncan Smith doing running welfare? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It has been so long since a book unveiled internal political strife that we must thank Matthew d’Ancona for reminding us that within a party all is not invariably sweetness and light.
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Thousands take part in NHS protest

Thousands take part in NHS protest | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
About 50,000 take part in a union protest against austerity cuts and NHS changes during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.
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Eric Pickles tells survivor of alleged child abuse: 'Adjust your medication'

Eric Pickles tells survivor of alleged child abuse: 'Adjust your medication' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Eric Pickles has been criticised for furthering mental health prejudices after he told a survivor of alleged child abuse to “adjust your medication” when she accused him of ignoring her.
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George Osborne in crackdown on jobless costs

George Osborne in crackdown on jobless costs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Benefits claimants may be forced to attend jobcentres daily, undertake community work or go on intensive programmes
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i Newspaper - News - The Independent

i Newspaper - News - The Independent | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Labour rules out Royal Mail buy back

Labour rules out Royal Mail buy back | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour says it cannot promise to renationalise Royal Mail, which is due to float on the stock market, but will impose new customer service obligations.
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Ed Miliband hits out at Daily Mail over article about his father

Ed Miliband hits out at Daily Mail over article about his father | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader takes to Twitter to express anger after Daily Mail publishes article calling Ralph Miliband 'man who hated Britain'
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Tory conference exclusive: Donors are deserting the Conservatives for Ukip

Tory conference exclusive: Donors are deserting the Conservatives for Ukip | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A string of Conservative donors has deserted David Cameron and poured nearly half a million pounds into Ukip's election fighting fund, The Independent on Sunday can reveal.
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We can’t afford welfare for disabled people, but apparently we can afford a marriage tax break

We can’t afford welfare for disabled people, but apparently we can afford a marriage tax break | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tories have spent the last three years triumphantly wailing “There’s no money left!” at opponents of their slash-and-burn policies.
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Parliament Square demo honours '10,000 deaths' after work capability assessments

London hallmark strewn with remembrance flowers, writes BEN CHACKO
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Pickles' victim comment sparks row

Pickles' victim comment sparks row | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Eric Pickles comes under fire from Labour and mental health campaigners for telling an alleged abuse victim to "adjust your medication" when she accused him of failing to help her.
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Tens of thousands besiege Tory conference in defence of NHS

Tens of thousands besiege Tory conference in defence of NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Streets of Manchester ring to sounds of defiance
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Ripped-off Britons: Graphs at a glance: Government wants you to think we made a profit on sale of Lloyds Bank shares. Actually we made a thumping loss!

Ripped-off Britons: Graphs at a glance: Government wants you to think we made a profit on sale of Lloyds Bank shares. Actually we made a thumping loss! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Pictures and video: 50,000 join Manchester anti-cuts march as Tory conference begins

Pictures and video: 50,000 join Manchester anti-cuts march as Tory conference begins | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Around 50,000 people joined a march and rally in the city addressed by union leaders alongside appearances by musicians.
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Austerity protesters outnumber Conservative delegates at conference

Austerity protesters outnumber Conservative delegates at conference | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An estimated 50,000 protesters marched against austerity on first day of the annual Tory event in Manchester
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