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Craft Computer Club aims to raise £35k to teach kids coding through papercraft

Craft Computer Club aims to raise £35k to teach kids coding through papercraft | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
STEM ambassador Dan Bridge turns to Kickstarter to help fund book and online community around paper models. By Stuart Dredge
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Security alert at Hampshire naval base was false alarm

Security alert at Hampshire naval base was false alarm | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Police cordon was set up due to reports of a suspicious package at HMS Collingwood, home of Royal Navy training centre
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NHS admits new medical records database could pose privacy risk - Telegraph

NHS admits new medical records database could pose privacy risk - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS's own risk analysis admits patient confidentiality could be undermined as campaigners warn patients “deliberately kept in the dark” about privacy issues
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'Silent epidemic’ of brain disorders affects children worldwide

Children need to be protected from ‘silent epidemic’ of brain disorders, with experts calling for a global overhaul of industrial chemical regulations.
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Telegraph Comment of the Week (#27)

Telegraph Comment of the Week (#27) | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The severe weather that's been affecting the British Isles for the last few weeks has provided a stark reminder that climate change is here and it is real. Climate change sceptics or 'deniers', as ...
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HCA fee advances snubbed by landlords | News | Inside Housing

HCA fee advances snubbed by landlords | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sector angry that HCA plan won’t necessarily improve the regulator’s resources
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New watchdog to highlight badly performing care homes | News | Inside Housing

Badly performing Scottish nursing homes and care services are to be highlighted under a new watchdog regime, it has been announced.
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Struggling NHS hospitals denied more than £1BILLION in funding due to patient care penalties

Struggling NHS hospitals denied more than £1BILLION in funding due to patient care penalties | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

An investigation by the Channel 4 Dispatches programme to be shown tomorrow night shows they are struggling to cope because of the swingeing cuts

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Flood defences: George Osborne tackled yesterday's crisis at the cost of today's

Flood defences: George Osborne tackled yesterday's crisis at the cost of today's | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Chris Huhne: The chancellor's flood defence cuts were driven by deficit reduction. But we can't continue learning by drowning
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Doctors paid up to £3,000 to plug 'endemic' gaps in A&E rotas

Doctors paid up to £3,000 to plug 'endemic' gaps in A&E rotas | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Dr Cliff Mann has criticsed understaffed A&E departments for paying up to £3,000 per shift for doctors, who can collect cash while on call and asleep.
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Bristol Children's Hospital: NHS Boss Orders Probe

Bristol Children's Hospital: NHS Boss Orders Probe | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children will be investigated following pleas by families whose children died or became seriously ill.
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Labour care boost 'would get 570,000 mums in jobs'

Labour care boost 'would get 570,000 mums in jobs' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Just 58 per cent of mums whose youngest child is between three and five go to work, compared to Europe’s 64 per cent average
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Cash incentives paid to adult businesses to encourage teens into work

Cash incentives paid to adult businesses to encourage teens into work | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Businesses can claim £2,275 if they employ auxiliary workers aged between 18 and 24 through Jobcentre Plus, or from the Work Programme for at least 26 weeks.
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GPS creator Brad Parkinson calls for tougher penalties for satellite blockers

GPS creator Brad Parkinson calls for tougher penalties for satellite blockers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Fines for blocking GPS signals need to be toughened up to include jail sentences, say inventor of navigation system. By Alex Hern
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Flood area defences put on hold by government funding cuts

Flood area defences put on hold by government funding cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Protections for parts of Somerset, Kent and Devon worth millions of pounds were planned but not delivered
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Investment in skills vital for UK to become global 'big data' leader

For the UK to become a global leader on big data, the government must invest in skills, education programmes and apprenticeships.
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Nick Clegg hints at possible coalition deal with Labour in 2015

Nick Clegg hints at possible coalition deal with Labour in 2015 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Deputy PM praises Labour for embracing the possibility of sharing power and accuses Tories of becoming more ideological
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Boroughs ‘gazumping’ each other for temporary accommodation | News | Inside Housing

Boroughs ‘gazumping’ each other for temporary accommodation | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Housing leaders for two London councils have said boroughs are ‘gazumping’ each other to get their hands on temporary accommodation.
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Bank of England unable to control London house prices, says Mark Carney | News | Inside Housing

Bank of England unable to control London house prices, says Mark Carney | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Bank of England is unable to control soaring London house prices because prime properties are being snapped up by foreign investors, its governor Mark Carney has said.
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More on the Weird Psychology of Ian Duncan Smith

More on the Weird Psychology of Ian Duncan Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Last week I put up a post showing how Ian Duncan Smith's psychology conforms to the 'drive to power' identified by Nixon's quondam psychiatrist, Dr Arnold Hutschnecker. As described in Alex de Jong...
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Papworth hospital's future in doubt after Treasury intervention

Papworth hospital's future in doubt after Treasury intervention | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Heart and lung hospital's planned Cambridge move caught up in 'NHS politics' that may force partnership with loss-making trust
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Carole Malone on Benefits Street's White Dee as an MP: Feckless thief's street party will soon fizzle out

Carole Malone on Benefits Street's White Dee as an MP: Feckless thief's street party will soon fizzle out | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sunday Mirror columnist Carole Malone says someone who’s barely done a day’s work cannot represent the interests and concerns of hard-working people
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Families' plea on Bristol heart scandal prompts action by NHS chief - Telegraph

Families' plea on Bristol heart scandal prompts action by NHS chief  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS's medical director, has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of children at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children after meeting their grieving families
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Unemployment figures: Iain Duncan Smith’s Department of Work and Pensions omits Universal Credit claimants from official figures

Unemployment figures: Iain Duncan Smith’s Department of Work and Pensions omits Universal Credit claimants from official figures | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour
said there are now “serious questions about whether the government even knows how many people are being left off official unemployment figures”
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Mark Carney: Fatcat bankers' bonuses should be deferred to prevent risks being taken in city says Bank of England Governor

Mark Carney: Fatcat bankers' bonuses should be deferred to prevent risks being taken in city says Bank of England Governor | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mark Carney said new rules should force banks to keep hold of bonuses for longer to guard against short-term profit making
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