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Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Consumers are being sold drinks with banned flame-retardant additives, pork in beef, and fake cheese, laboratory tests show
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Channel 4's Big Ballet shows that this is an art form that should be open to all

Channel 4's Big Ballet shows that this is an art form that should be open to all | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Deborah Orr: Dance can improve the health and happiness of people of all body shapes – but too often those who don't conform to the professional ideal are shut out, and that's a great shame
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41.7 percent faced WCA every 6 months | Disability Rights UK

41.7 percent faced WCA every 6 months | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Mark left the food bank today with...boots

Mark left the food bank today with...boots | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mark, who visited the food bank last week, called into this London Trussell Trust food bank today - and walked out with new boots! Apparently, word got round to one of the volunteers at another foo...
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UK wages will take a decade to recover to pre-crisis levels - Telegraph

UK wages will take a decade to recover to pre-crisis levels - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
National Institute of Economic and Social Research says despite stronger economic growth, real consumer wages will not rise above their 2009 peak until "around 2019 or 2020".
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Does Cameron really think Scotland will stay in the UK because he wants it?

Does Cameron really think Scotland will stay in the UK because he wants it? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron gave a speech today in which he made an impassioned plea for Scottish people to vote for staying in the United Kingdom - and if any of them needed an excuse to do the exact opposite, ...
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Give local buyers first refusal on new homes, urges Labour

Give local buyers first refusal on new homes, urges Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour's plan to tackle bulk-buying of properties by overseas investors is criticised by housing industry
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Inquiry launched into prison deaths of young inmates

Inquiry launched into prison deaths of young inmates | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lord Harris to head inquiry into how to reduce number of deaths in jail among 18- to 24-year-olds
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Benefits Street: Channel 4 moves live debate show back a week

Benefits Street: Channel 4 moves live debate show back a week | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Last-minute rescheduling puts it head-to-head with rival Channel 5 discussion on immigration. By Jason Deans
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Teenage smoking 'at record low'

Teenage smoking 'at record low' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Smoking among young teenagers in Scotland is at its lowest level since modern surveys began, a study by Ash Scotland suggests.
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Robert Francis pleads with politicians over future of NHS - Telegraph

Robert Francis pleads with politicians over future of NHS  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Stop treating the NHS as a 'political football' warns public inquiry chairman
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Attorney general takes ‘garage slave’ sentence to appeal court

Attorney general takes ‘garage slave’ sentence to appeal court | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Winter Olympics 2014: Putin's iron grip can't stop @SochiProblems going viral

Winter Olympics 2014: Putin's iron grip can't stop @SochiProblems going viral | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Marina Hyde: When even the athletes are taking the piss, you can't help feeling the forces of totalitarianism are fighting a losing battle
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Strategic partner updates for February 2014 | Disability Rights UK

Strategic partner updates for February 2014 | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Webchat: Are we entering the third phase of the Great Financial Crisis? - Telegraph

Webchat: Are we entering the third phase of the Great Financial Crisis? - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard answers your questions about the global economy amid tightening in the US and China, ECB inaction and emerging markets turmoil
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Orange/EE pt 2: More damaging, irresponsible nonsense

Orange/EE pt 2: More damaging, irresponsible nonsense | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I wrote yesterday about how Orange/EE had defamed me, damaged my credit record and caused me massive inconvenience with the banks. The comedy of errors continues.Here's the latest email I've had to...
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Love has been privatised, and it cannot be brought back into public ownership

Love has been privatised, and it cannot be brought back into public ownership | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Giles Fraser: Loose canon: Love is treated as a deregulated market. So when one is alone, or doesn't have a Valentine's date, it becomes a personal failing
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Deaths in custody review should look at all prisoners, take it from an ex-con

Deaths in custody review should look at all prisoners, take it from an ex-con | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Marlon Hamer: When I was inside, I witnessed the desperation that leads to suicide among inmates of all ages, not just 18- to 24-year-olds
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Bedroom tax is a lesser spotted dodo - a successful appeal you have to read!

Bedroom tax is a lesser spotted dodo - a successful appeal you have to read! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
From a Facebook anti-bedroom tax page and posted today Friday 7 February about 12 noon  I have cut and pasted the wording which has not changed in any way and I await the decision notice which the ...
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Committee announces meeting with Ministers to discuss support for housing costs - News from Parliament

Committee announces meeting with Ministers to discuss support for housing costs - News from Parliament | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The witnesses will be the Minister for Welfare Reform and the Minister for Housing.
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Police will have 'backdoor' access to health records despite opt-out, says MP

Police will have 'backdoor' access to health records despite opt-out, says MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Davis says police would be able to approach central NHS database without a warrant as critics warn of catastrophic breach of trust
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UK housing strategy will let the poor fall through the cracks | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice

UK housing strategy will let the poor fall through the cracks | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tackling the high cost of welfare is one of the government's top priorities. Isn't it? Both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have repeatedly said that cutting welfare costs is essential to getting the budget deficit under control. So after
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Large rise in PIP face-to-face assessments ‘has caused delays’

Large rise in PIP face-to-face assessments ‘has caused delays’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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