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Disabled Voters Turn Their Backs On Blue Labour - Welfare News Service

Disabled Voters Turn Their Backs On Blue Labour - Welfare News Service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled voters, who have supported Labour in past elections, are abandoning the party in droves over their toughening welfare stance.
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The Work Programme & ESA: starting

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Russell Brand Lays Into Bankers On Question Time (and Boris Johnson's Reply)

Russell Brand and Boris Johnson give their thoughts on the bankers...oh a bit from Melanie Phillips too unfortunately (the biggest comedian out of the three)...
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GPs told to charge non-Britons for NHS services

GPs told to charge non-Britons for NHS services | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jeremy Hunt to unveil plans to introduce a registrations and tracking system to spot people not eligible for free care
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David Mitchell: learning to live with my son's autism

David Mitchell: learning to live with my son's autism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Novelist David Mitchell looks back on the heartbreak – and joy – of learning to live with his son's autism. Plus, an extract from the book that helped him
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The rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the coalition plays silly burgers

The rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the coalition plays silly burgers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
George Osborne's appetite for posh meat patties clearly suggests sinister links with the fate of the UK economy, says Stewart Lee
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Divorcing baby boomers seize the moment to go it alone

Divorcing baby boomers seize the moment to go it alone | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Divorce rates are soaring among the postwar generation as it hits retirement age, creating concern about loneliness, care and financial security
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When elderly care goes wrong

When elderly care goes wrong | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Gloria Foster was left to starve for nine days after the company responsible for her care was shut down by the UK Border Agency. Who forgot her? Amelia Gentleman investigates
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Danny Alexander says "UKIP will come and UKIP will go", he shouldn't be so sure

Danny Alexander says "UKIP will come and UKIP will go", he shouldn't be so sure | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Both before and after the next election, Farage's party is likely to remain a significant presence.
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Can't read or don't care? Javid, Goodwill: parrot-like on DWP stats lies

Can't read or don't care? Javid, Goodwill: parrot-like on DWP stats lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More responses have come in from Tory MPs to the letter I asked readers to send to their coalition MPs about their government's blatant lies on disability benefit claimants, NHS spending and the ef...
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Open Letter to the Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Justice

Open Letter to the Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Justice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I am writing to ask that you revisit your proposals for legal aid, proposals which have generated considerable criticism from across the board...
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Atos deaths: A letter to Mr... Smith

Atos deaths: A letter to Mr... Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Is the Department for Work and Pensions unable to compile data about the number of incapacity benefits claimants (including IB and ESA) who have died because it is underfunded - or understaffed? Th...
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Woman robs bookmakers with 'gun'

Woman robs bookmakers with 'gun' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A woman robs a bookmakers in Oxford, telling staff she had a gun, police have said.
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Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » Labour members in the country are crying out for policies they can believe in

Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » Labour members in the country are crying out for policies they can believe in | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Gone for a decade, invalid carriages

Gone for a decade, invalid carriages | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
For many years disabled people drove the unflattering - yet classic - three-wheeled invalid carriage - but 10 years ago it all changed.
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It's hard to be sick when you're single

It's hard to be sick when you're single | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ruth Pitt was successful and single with a grownup family. But when serious illness struck, she struggled to cope without the support of a 'significant other'
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George Osborne tucks in

George Osborne tucks in | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Chris Riddell on the chancellor's austerity spending review
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Labour's big problem isn't being different: it's how to look credible

Labour's big problem isn't being different: it's how to look credible | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Andrew Rawnsley: Voters won't doubt that the Eds would change things. They do need persuading that their sums would add up
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Voters back George Osborne's welfare crackdown, finds poll

Voters back George Osborne's welfare crackdown, finds poll | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/georgeosborne/10150555/Voters-back-George-Osbornes-welfare-crackdown-finds-poll.html By Patrick Hennessy, Political editor 9:30PM BST 29 Jun 2013 The ICM su...
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Jeremy Forrest: schoolgirl says she 'groomed' teacher who abducted her

Jeremy Forrest: schoolgirl says she 'groomed' teacher who abducted her | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Schoolgirl says she instigated relationship with her maths teacher and hopes to marry him when he is released from jail
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Thoughts - Two Rooms plus Utilities

Thoughts - Two Rooms plus Utilities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yesterday and so far this morning have been filled with pain in my legs, it is one of those shift
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Schoolgirl born with cerebral palsy set to sail across the Channel..steering yacht with her tongue

Schoolgirl born with cerebral palsy set to sail across the Channel..steering yacht with her tongue | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NATASHA LAMBERT, 16, will leave her wheelchair at home as she sails her 21ft adapted yacht from Boulogne to Dover.
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Europe 'Shocked' By US Spying Claims

Europe 'Shocked' By US Spying Claims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The European Parliament says it is "deeply worried and shocked" by reports of the United States bugging its offices.
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Living Standards 'Much Worse Than Official Figures Suggest'

Living Standards 'Much Worse Than Official Figures Suggest' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The minimum cost of living has soared by one quarter since the economic downturn and the true inflationary pressures on many households are much worse than official measures suggest, a report has warned.
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My Disability Studies Blackboard: My Latest Letter To Iain Duncan Smith

My Disability Studies Blackboard: My Latest Letter To Iain Duncan Smith | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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