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Cuts to local welfare schemes ‘a Christmas present to loan sharks’

Cuts to local welfare schemes ‘a Christmas present to loan sharks’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Government refusal to guarantee funding for schemes will force families to turn to food banks and loan sharks, say critics
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The Party Russell Brand's Looking for Already Exists - He Just Needs to Vote

The Party Russell Brand's Looking for Already Exists - He Just Needs to Vote | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Green Party is a growing movement for democratic, progressive political change in Britain. They are the only party that want to end austerity and take real action to create a more equal and sustainable future. Please take a look at our policies, ...
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US investors set to sell New Era estate in London after protests

US investors set to sell New Era estate in London after protests | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Westbrook Partners close to transferring ownership to affordable housing provider after tenants’ campaign against rent rises
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Universal Credit and the Self-Employed

Universal Credit and the Self-Employed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Universal Credit is the benefits system that is eventually intended to replace Tax Credits. Housing Benefit and most other benefits.  If it goes ahead, the impact on low-income self employed will be...
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Hellish homeless hostel exposed by Daily Record is condemned as worse than 'Soviet gulag' in Holyrood Hellish homeless hostel exposed by Daily Record is condemned as worse than 'Soviet gulag' in Ho...

Hellish homeless hostel exposed by Daily Record is condemned as worse than 'Soviet gulag' in Holyrood Hellish homeless hostel exposed by Daily Record is condemned as worse than 'Soviet gulag' in Ho... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE Bellgrove Hotel in Glasgow's east end was described as having conditions "worse than a prison" as MSPs discussed a motion calling for stronger regulations.
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Cabinet split over crisis fund for vulnerable people

Cabinet split over crisis fund for vulnerable people | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Osborne is said to be resisting calls by Pickles to save fund for people hit by floods or domestic violence or who run out of food
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NHS services cut in Nottingham after doctors quit rather than work for private firm

NHS services cut in Nottingham after doctors quit rather than work for private firm | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An NHS hospital has been forced to scrap highly rated services for patients with severe skin conditions including skin cancer following an “exodus” of senior doctors reluctant to work for a private sector subcontractor.
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Labour goes after George Osborne for new 'extreme and ideological' budget cut plans

Labour goes after George Osborne for new 'extreme and ideological' budget cut plans | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour warned that a Conservative Government would make “extreme and ideological” spending cuts after George Osborne admitted he wanted to run a £23bn budget surplus by 2020. 
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Homeless children given their first meal in two days by Christmas Markets stall holder

Homeless children given their first meal in two days by Christmas Markets stall holder | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A family of homeless children ate their first meal in TWO days when a Christmas Markets trader heard of their parent's desperate plea
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Project fear: Queen’s ‘foreboding’ Scottish independence plea strategically crafted by Whitehall

Project fear: Queen’s ‘foreboding’ Scottish independence plea strategically crafted by Whitehall | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Downing Street and senior civil servants were so fearful that Scotland’s independence referendum could have sparked the breakup of the UK that they requested the Queen to publicly intervene in the closing days of the campaign, a Whitehall source says.
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Bedroom Tax debate: Recap as Labour pushed for hated policy to be axed

Bedroom Tax debate: Recap as Labour pushed for hated policy to be axed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour lost the vote after failing to secure Lid Dem support and Iain Duncan Smith sparked outrage as he laughed during the debate
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What a disgrace this government is to this country and a complete embarrassment  as members of Parliament!

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The low levels that Ashton Jobcentre will go to to sanction people.

The low levels that Ashton Jobcentre will go to to sanction people. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
23 week pregnant woman sanctioned. The above woman (wearing costume so the Jobcentre staff don't recognise her) was sanctioned when 23 weeks pregnant. The reason you may ask.... for attending a wor...
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Rightmove announce the Wrongnews if they want to be George’s best friend

Rightmove has, according to the Guardian, just announced the sort of news George Osborne will not want to hear. A report says:
The average asking price of a home in London has tumbled by more than £30,000 over the past month, figures from property website Rightmove showed on Monday, with new...
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Obesity 'could be a disability', EU court rules

Obesity 'could be a disability', EU court rules | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Obese people could also be considered disabled, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
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Missing - the 50,000 jobless teens who have dropped off the radar

Missing - the 50,000 jobless teens who have dropped off the radar | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 50,000 people aged 16 to 18 not in education or work have “gone missing” from official statistics and are receiving no support, according to research published today.
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Watch: Despicable thieves steal Christmas cash from elderly couple in Coventry

Watch: Despicable thieves steal Christmas cash from elderly couple in Coventry | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Footage shows one man distracting couple while another sneaks behind to steal cash meant for Christmas presents
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Britain’s benefits sanctions: ‘My brother’s gone. We can’t bring him back, but we can’t let this go on’

Britain’s benefits sanctions: ‘My brother’s gone. We can’t bring him back, but we can’t let this go on’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vulnerable and hungry, two men died earlier this year after their benefits were stopped. Amelia Gentleman talks to their sisters, who are campaigning for a fairer system
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Heartwarming campaign to raise money for homeless man raises £21k with sleepout

Heartwarming campaign to raise money for homeless man raises £21k with sleepout | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
DOMINIQUE Harrison-Bentzen wanted to give something back to the man who offered her £3 when she lost her bank card on a night out - and the appeal went viral.
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Coalition supporter suggests sanctioned benefit claimant deserved death

Coalition supporter suggests sanctioned benefit claimant deserved death | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What follows will be shocking to some of you. Outrageous. This writer would find it questionable if it was not. It relates to yesterday's (December 16) article, Benefit deaths: Man was crushed to d...
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Horrific abuse by staff shown in Irish care home by hidden camera (VIDEO)

Horrific abuse by staff shown in Irish care home by hidden camera (VIDEO) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The savage sadism of institutional Ireland seems to know no bounds.
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Tory chairman Grant Shapps accused of trying to silence left-wing blog with 'spurious' legal threats

Tory chairman Grant Shapps accused of trying to silence left-wing blog with 'spurious' legal threats | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused of attempting to silence a critical left-wing blog in the run-up to the election by sending out spurious legal threats from lawyers.
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The great British library betrayal: Closures have brought national network to brink of ‘absolute disaster’, reveals official inquiry

The great British library betrayal: Closures have brought national network to brink of ‘absolute disaster’, reveals official inquiry | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Library services are on the brink of disaster and can only be saved if they become more like coffee shops with wi-fi, sofas and hot drinks, a report will recommend on Thursday.
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Living with mental illness is tough for an adult. But what about their child?

Living with mental illness is tough for an adult. But what about their child? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
They cannot cure the condition of their parent, but the Kidstime Foundation – one of this year’s Christmas appeal charities – can help a child to understand it.
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Bedroom Tax debate: Live updates as Labour push for hated policy to be axed

Bedroom Tax debate: Live updates as Labour push for hated policy to be axed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Lib Dems are set to duck the chance to scrap the Bedroom Tax, despite Nick Clegg saying he opposes the policy
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Britain set for worst winter in 200 years and repeat of 1963 Big Freeze

Britain set for worst winter in 200 years and repeat of 1963 Big Freeze | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Weather expert warns Arctic blast could bring five feet of snow and -15C temperatures
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