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Quick GDP Reaction | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

Quick GDP Reaction | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An increase from 0.6% to 0.7% isn’t big news but the composition of that growth looks a little bit better than first thought. Overall this release looks like
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"Shout louder"? Labour, your voice should be audible from Space!

"Shout louder"? Labour, your voice should be audible from Space! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Your voice is a squeak. Do you seriously think it's acceptable for people to wait for you to get back into power, make some policies and battle it out at leisure in Parliament? What do you think wi...
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Bedroom tax MPs claim child housing subsidy | News | Inside Housing

Bedroom tax MPs claim child housing subsidy | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
MPs have been labelled hypocritical for using £64,000 of taxpayers’ money to subsidise their children’s visits to their second homes after voting for the bedroom tax.
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One in five forced to work all-nighters / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

One in five forced to work all-nighters / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One in five forced to work all-nighters / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Do Job Centre Staff Now Need Training In Resuscitation And Should All Job Centres Have Defibrillators?

Do Job Centre Staff Now Need Training In Resuscitation And Should All Job Centres Have Defibrillators? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
  There have recently been a number of reports in local newspapers up and down the country of sick or disabled people being taken ill while attending Job Centres. Given the fact that the Work Capab...
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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
Watchdog probes big retailers' 'discounts' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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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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Citizens Advice issue emergency guide to surviving with no food or money as impact of welfare cuts is laid bare

Citizens Advice issue emergency guide to surviving with no food or money as impact of welfare cuts is laid bare | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE charity said it was forced to issue the document after being swamped by pleas for help from people left destitute.
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Daily Mail Exclusive - shock as 100% of asylum seekers revealed to be foreign

Daily Mail Exclusive - shock as 100% of asylum seekers revealed to be foreign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) There was shock and anger yesterday after government figures revealed a shocking 100% of asylum seekers are not from Britain - with official statistics showing that the vast majority of p...
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When the clocks strike 13 | Opinion | Inside Housing

When the clocks strike 13 | Opinion | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The High Court’s bedroom tax ruling is proof we are stepping into an Orwellian world where equality and fairness are things of the past, says Ann O’Byrne
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Disgraced O'Brien blocked child abuse probe / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Disgraced O'Brien blocked child abuse probe / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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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.