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Tax-Payer Funded Charity Workfare Subsidy Tops £50 Million!

Tax-Payer Funded Charity Workfare Subsidy Tops £50 Million! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
74,070 people have now been sent to work unpaid on the Mandatory Work Activity (MWA) scheme DWP statistics reveal today (via @refuted). Claimants on Mandatory Work Activity are forced to carry out ...
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Plebgate- Who Lies (Hardest) Wins.

Plebgate- Who Lies (Hardest) Wins. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Politics and discussion from the Heart of Wales (by Mike Sivier)
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Government to tighten housing benefit rules for new migrants | News | Inside Housing

Government to tighten housing benefit rules for new migrants | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has announced migrants will not be entitled to housing benefit immediately upon arriving in the United Kingdom.
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Cameron's Con: His 'planned' rules against benefit tourism are already British law

Cameron's Con: His 'planned' rules against benefit tourism are already British law | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron seems to have created quite a stir with his plan to restrict access to benefits for EU immigrants. Would he have made such a splash if it was widely known that, firstly, benefit touri...
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Energy firms blasted as 31,100 winter deaths branded 'national disgrace'

Energy firms blasted as 31,100 winter deaths branded 'national disgrace' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of people who perished between December last year and this March soared by a shocking 29%
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Superbug MRSA found in Christmas TURKEYS and public warned to make sure festive dinner is properly cooked

Superbug MRSA found in Christmas TURKEYS and public warned to make sure festive dinner is properly cooked | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In the first ever case in the UK, Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies revealed that experts discovered the superbug in turkeys on a farm in East Anglia
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David Cameron in new bid to stop Bulgarian and Romanian migrants with Immigration Bill changes

David Cameron in new bid to stop Bulgarian and Romanian migrants with Immigration Bill changes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister will today pledge that any EU national found begging or sleeping rough would be deported and banned from the UK for a year
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Council's 'Feeling the Pain' report shows majority of bedroom tax victims now in arrears » Local Government » 24dash.com

Council's 'Feeling the Pain' report shows majority of bedroom tax victims now in arrears » Local Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sixty-five percent of Salford's social housing tenants hit by the government's controversial bedroom tax have fallen into arrears, a new report has revealed.
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Disaster at DWP: the full interview with DWP’s former employee

Disaster at DWP: the full interview with DWP’s former employee | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A former DWP consultant speaks exclusively to Computing’s Sooraj Shah about the IT project management issues that continue to plague the department
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An internet firewall around childhood won't protect young people from sexual violence

An internet firewall around childhood won't protect young people from sexual violence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: Sexual violence predates the internet. Blaming technology is another way of ignoring young people's experiences
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The Inspiring Way Gap Responded To Racist Graffiti

The Inspiring Way Gap Responded To Racist Graffiti | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This is how the Internet is supposed to work.
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Three wolves shot dead after escaping UK zoo - Europe - NZ Herald News

Three wolves shot dead after escaping UK zoo - Europe - NZ Herald News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
British zoo staff have killed three wolves which escaped from their pen. - New Zealand Herald
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Association tenants 'working but claiming benefit' | News | Inside Housing

Association tenants 'working but claiming benefit' | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The majority of London’s housing association tenants are in work, but still require housing benefit to pay their rent, research has revealed.
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Why the privatisation of student debt must be resisted

Why the privatisation of student debt must be resisted | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Michael Chessum: When student loans are sold off, the door is left open to repayment conditions changing. The government's assurances are worth nothing
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Disabled people 'forced to cut back on food and heating' to pay bedroom tax - charities » Central Government » 24dash.com

Disabled people 'forced to cut back on food and heating' to pay bedroom tax - charities » Central Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nine in 10 disabled people and three quarters of carers affected by the bedroom tax are having to cut back on food and heating in order to pay their rent.
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Cameron panicking over Romanian and Bulgarian workers, says Labour

Cameron panicking over Romanian and Bulgarian workers, says Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper says ministers rushed out benefit curbs without thinking them through
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Mehdi's Morning Memo: Curb Benefit Tourism. Even If It Doesn't Really Exist.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Curb Benefit Tourism. Even If It Doesn't Really Exist. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The five things you need to know on Wednesday 27 November 2013... 1) CURB BENEFIT TOURISM.
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Royal Mail: Anger as Goldman Sachs makes clients up to £12m selling shares having advised Government on price

Royal Mail: Anger as Goldman Sachs makes clients up to £12m selling shares having advised Government on price | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
News that the “cheap” stock market flotation has let its investors cash in has caused anger
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Women pay price of Pensions Bill

Women pay price of Pensions Bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ros Wynne-Jones says the bill going through the Lords bears all the hallmarks of DWP reform – it’s unjust, sloppy and discriminatory
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Boris Johnson's affordable rent faces council's legal challenge » Housing » 24dash.com

Boris Johnson's affordable rent faces council's legal challenge » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Southwark Council has issued a legal challenge against the London Mayor's affordable rent levels.
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Ban patients and staff smoking outside hospitals, say official health advisers

Ban patients and staff smoking outside hospitals, say official health advisers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Staff at Nice want to end 'terrible spectacle' of groups of patients in gowns attached to drips standing smoking outside hospitals
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DBC demands bedroom tax exemptions for disabled people | Disability Rights UK

DBC demands bedroom tax exemptions for disabled people | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The price we pay for poverty wages is too high

The price we pay for poverty wages is too high | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Gavin Kelly: Low pay is not simply a right of passage that young people go through, the odds of escaping are truly grim
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Stock markets near their highest levels and private equity piled high with cash: there’s a crash coming

Stock markets near their highest levels and private equity piled high with cash: there’s a crash coming | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As the FT notes this morning: Private equity groups are holding more cash for acquisitions than they had at the height of the leveraged buyout boom, in spite of a fall in the volume of deals being done – raising concerns about overcapacity in the...
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