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A slap on the wrist for rogue bosses / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

A slap on the wrist for rogue bosses / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A slap on the wrist for rogue bosses / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Byrne’s speech reveals ‘major gaps’ in understanding of disability

Byrne’s speech reveals ‘major gaps’ in understanding of disability | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Council opts for luxury leisure facilities over social homes | News | Inside Housing

Council opts for luxury leisure facilities over social homes | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Westminster Council has accepted £600,000 in cash from the developer of a five star hotel and private members’ club in place of new social homes.
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Patrick Tracey's curator insight, August 23, 2013 5:27 PM

Combined with bedroom tax they are making the centre of London for the elite only. They could have used this to help those who need it most in the Borough with housing needs, what are they spending the cash on?

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So the innocent have nothing to fear? After David Miranda we now know where this leads

So the innocent have nothing to fear? After David Miranda we now know where this leads | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: The destructive power of state snooping is on display for all to see. The press must not yield to this intimidation
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Patrick Tracey's curator insight, August 23, 2013 5:24 PM

This really is 1984 becoming fact. Read and be informed.

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Lego boy meets real human self

Lego boy meets real human self | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A 10-year-old boy who has raised thousands of pounds for charity since his mother died of cancer is immortalised in Lego.
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Revealed: payday loan pension scandal | News | Inside Housing

Housing staff are unwittingly investing in two major payday loan companies through the social housing pension scheme.
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100 applied for a job at my firm - but not one decided to take it: Businesswoman blasts 'time-wasting' job centre staff for helping unemployed 'tick boxes' to keep benefits

100 applied for a job at my firm - but not one decided to take it: Businesswoman blasts 'time-wasting' job centre staff for helping unemployed 'tick boxes' to keep benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jean Rasbridge said the service was ‘wasting everyone’s time’ after candidates either failed to show up for interviews or even start a job once they were hired.
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'Stop Wasting Londoners' Money!'

'Stop Wasting Londoners' Money!' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson is facing questions from senior London politicians over the "deeply worrying" way the design contract was awarded for the new London Routemaster bus, in a process legal experts have warned could have breached European law.
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Revealed: payday loan pension scandal | News | Inside Housing

Revealed: payday loan pension scandal | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Housing staff are unwittingly investing in two major payday loan companies through the social housing pension scheme.
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Watchdog probes big retailers' 'discounts' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Watchdog probes big retailers' 'discounts' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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McVey calls on councils to smooth the way to accessible beaches

McVey calls on councils to smooth the way to accessible beaches | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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DPAC praises ‘inclusive’ protest movement after fracking action

DPAC praises ‘inclusive’ protest movement after fracking action | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Ministers silent after being caught ‘pulling lies out of thin air’

Ministers silent after being caught ‘pulling lies out of thin air’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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As a Democrat, I am disgusted with President Obama

As a Democrat, I am disgusted with President Obama | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeff Jarvis: I voted for Obama reluctantly, but never did I imagine he would become another Richard Nixon
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Government in #Syria ready for “maximum” cooperation– but where are the mainstream media reports?

Government in #Syria ready for “maximum” cooperation– but where are the mainstream media reports? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The latest sad and horrific tragedy of the alleged sarin attack on Syrian citizens hit the headlines on Wednesday 21st August. Media and politicians were quick to respond with accusations and insin...
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Government vows to crack down on protesting toddlers after hundreds refuse to go to bed

Government vows to crack down on protesting toddlers after hundreds refuse to go to bed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) The government has vowed not to give in to pressure from thousands of protesters across the country aged between 3 and 12 who are refusing to go to bed when told to by their parents. And ...
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John McTernan: Miliband to lead Labour to victory

John McTernan: Miliband to lead Labour to victory | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
DESPITE the recent attacks on the Labour leader, he is well-positioned to return the party to power, writes John McTernan
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Number of benefit claimants in work nears 1 million landmark | News | Inside Housing

The proportion of housing benefit claimants who are in work has soared, approaching the 1 million mark for the first time.
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It's Red Dave! The sunburnt PM and a tussle with a towel: Awkward moment Cameron struggles to get into his shorts on crowded beach

It's Red Dave! The sunburnt PM and a tussle with a towel: Awkward moment Cameron struggles to get into his shorts on crowded beach | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron spotted looking a little pink during his break in Cornwall.
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Minimum Wage Flouting Firms To Be Named On Twitter

Minimum Wage Flouting Firms To Be Named On Twitter | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Employers who fail to pay staff the national minimum wage will be named and shamed on Twitter as part of a newly revised government scheme coming into effect in October.
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Edward Snowden Reveals UK'S Secret Middle-East Surveillance Base

Edward Snowden Reveals UK'S Secret Middle-East Surveillance Base | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Britain has a £1 billion secret Middle East-based listening post collecting emails, phone calls and web traffic on behalf of western intelligence agencies, the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed.
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