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Burnham denies 'cover-up' charge | UK | News | Daily Express

Burnham denies 'cover-up' charge | UK | News | Daily Express | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has denied ordering a
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France takes on Amazon. It’s time we did too

As the FT reports this morning: France’s parliament has passed a law preventing internet booksellers from offering free delivery to customers, in an attempt to protect the country’s struggling bookshops from the growing dominance of US online...
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Redcar - Another bedroom tax appeal success and judge says council decision-making is unreasonable!

Redcar  - Another bedroom tax appeal success and judge says council decision-making is unreasonable! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A couple from Redcar have won their bedroom tax appeal and the two page judgment is included and makes very interesting reading and is significant as it is yet another first in its type of appeal g...
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Disabled and on the Work Programme: "Cold calling companies for 8 to 16 hours a week"

Disabled and on the Work Programme: "Cold calling companies for 8 to 16 hours a week" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled and on the Work Programme
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Like Santa Claus and Unicorns - We Need to Stop Believing in 'The Market'

Like Santa Claus and Unicorns - We Need to Stop Believing in 'The Market' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In debate and discussion about the increasing privatisation of public services, supporters of such action constantly hail 'the market' as the bringer of all things progress, choice, quality and val...
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Privatisation could leave Royal Mail customers trecking miles for their mail | Left Foot Forward

Privatisation could leave Royal Mail customers trecking miles for their mail | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The privatisation of Royal Mail could leave many customers having to treck miles to their local delivery office, as buildings in prime locations are sold to give investors a windfall.
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Cyborgs are now a Reality – This Will Blow Your Mind

Cyborgs are now a Reality – This Will Blow Your Mind | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Science Fiction has created Cyborgs with which many of us are familiar: 'Data’ from Star Trek, The Terminator, Robocop – the list goes on. The quest for each of these characters to become greater t...
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Conservative conference: Government is told to boost support for job-seekers

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Conservative conference: Minister ‘would not rule out’ scrapping WCA

Conservative conference: Minister ‘would not rule out’ scrapping WCA | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Conservative conference: McVey takes aim at Miller over disability employment

Conservative conference: McVey takes aim at Miller over disability employment | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Government’s new workfare scheme is ‘unethical’ and ‘unworkable’

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Why the NSA's attacks on the internet must be made public

Why the NSA's attacks on the internet must be made public | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Bruce Schneier: By reporting on the agency's actions, the vulnerabilities in our computer systems can be fixed. It's the only way to force change
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Huge rise in energy bills: Cost to soar as firms axe cheap fuel tariffs | UK | News | Daily Express

Huge rise in energy bills: Cost to soar as firms axe cheap fuel tariffs  | UK | News | Daily Express | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
ENERGY companies are gearing up for a bonfire of cheap tariffs as ­special rates are slashed.
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A ticking tax timebomb waiting to undermine the Tories

This amusing in the Guardian:
Hundreds of thousands of families losing child benefit payments this year need to
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HR Magazine - Firms have 'fear factor' when employing disabled graduates, says CEO

HR Magazine - Firms have 'fear factor' when employing disabled graduates, says CEO | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The Mail maketh Miliband

The Mail maketh Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Daily Mail has achieved something that Labour activists could only dream about. Their ill-judged headline on Ed Miliband's dad, Ralph Miliband, for hating Britain has enabled the Labour leader,...
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Pushing me to the edge all over again…

Pushing me to the edge all over again… | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The District Staff nurse phoned the GP surgery this morning, telling them I needed a home visit (got a temp of 37.7C) – that won’t happen, I said, it never does – at best I’ll get a phone call – so...
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Two major speeches targeted at less than 2 per cent of welfare spending | Left Foot Forward

Two major speeches targeted at less than 2 per cent of welfare spending | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two major speeches, two policies announced, two benefits targeted but less than 2 per cent of welfare spending affected.
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Carpet of flowers turns Parliament Square into memorial to WCA victims

Carpet of flowers turns Parliament Square into memorial to WCA victims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Conservative conference: McVey stays silent over ‘cuts’ to DLA

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Conservative conference: No regrets for Tory architect of ‘fit for work’ test

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Motability to hand £2,000 to every customer who falls foul of PIP

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