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David Cameron: Tories will keep pension 'triple lock' guarantee - Telegraph

David Cameron: Tories will keep pension 'triple lock' guarantee - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron makes a key pre-election pledge to protect state pensions as Lord Ashcroft's new poll warns the Tories have a mountain to climb to win a majority next year
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Tougher Curbs On Migrants Will Be Top Demand In EU Renegotiation

Tougher Curbs On Migrants Will Be Top Demand In EU Renegotiation | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

David Cameron has indicated he may seek a cap on migrants from the EU as he attempts to renegotiate Britain's membership of the union.

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Grandfather Found Dead After Letter Told Him Benefits Would Be Stopped

Grandfather Found Dead After Letter Told Him Benefits Would Be Stopped | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A grandfather has been found dead after reportedly telling friends he had become distressed by his financial circumstances, compounded by having his Employment and Support Allowance stopped.
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UK must end dependency on low-wage foreign labour, says Ed Miliband

UK must end dependency on low-wage foreign labour, says Ed Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour wants to close loophole in agency workers directive, but CBI says such a move could harm economy
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Migrants 'Should Wait Five Years For Benefits'

Migrants 'Should Wait Five Years For Benefits' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nigel Farage says the Government is not doing enough to control immigration and suggests the three-month wait is too short.
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Hospital staffing levels: 1,000 matrons have quit NHS since David Cameron came to power

Hospital staffing levels: 1,000 matrons have quit NHS since David Cameron came to power | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of senior nurses who oversee patient care in the organisation fell from 4,874 in May 2010 to 3,876 in August.
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TUC report: Government cuts savage low-paid workers and their families most

TUC report: Government cuts savage low-paid workers and their families most | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The TUC says its dossier blows apart Tory boasts that welfare “scroungers” and the workshy are the main targets of sweeping tax and benefits changes
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Cameron's Pledge To Guarantee State Pensions

Cameron's Pledge To Guarantee State Pensions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister pledges to guarantee rises in the basic state pension if the Conservatives win the 2015 General Election.
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Migrants Will Make Life Harder For British Workers, Says Miliband

Migrants Will Make Life Harder For British Workers, Says Miliband | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has said an influx of low-skilled migrant workers will make life harder for Britons facing a cost of living squeeze as he pledged action to close a legal loophole used to exploit cheap foreign labour.
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We'll close this unfair low-wage loophole

We'll close this unfair low-wage loophole | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In the past few months, the immigration debate has focused on the lifting of transitional controls on Bulgaria and Romania. Whatever the numbers of people that eventually come here, the concern that this has highlighted is not going away.
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Smartphone Pictures Pose Privacy Risks? - Urban Legends

Smartphone Pictures Pose Privacy Risks? - Urban Legends | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
TRUE: Photos taken with smartphones may pose a privacy risk, especially for children, because of geographical location information embedded in the images.
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Back to Rising Damp? One million rented homes in private sector are substandard

Back to Rising Damp? One million rented homes in private sector are substandard | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One million homes in the private rented sector fail to meet basic standards of safety, warmth and repair, a report reveals today.
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Exclusive: Ed Miliband will block cheap foreign staff loophole

Exclusive: Ed Miliband will block cheap foreign staff loophole | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Labour government will clamp down on British businesses using cheap foreign labour, Ed Miliband will pledge today, as he gives a warning that the arrival of migrant workers from Romania and Bulgaria could make the cost of living crisis worse for...
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Grandad Shaun Pilkington shoots himself in Sheffield after finding out his Employment and Support Allowance was being stopped

Grandad Shaun Pilkington shoots himself in Sheffield after finding out his Employment and Support Allowance was being stopped | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shaun Pilkington, 58, was sent a letter saying he was to lose his ­Employment and Support ­Allowance, which he got after a long-term illness
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Brain-Dead Woman Kept Alive To Incubate Unborn Baby Against Family's Wishes

Brain-Dead Woman Kept Alive To Incubate Unborn Baby Against Family's Wishes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A brain-dead Texas woman is being kept alive against her own and her family's wishes so her body can incubate her foetus. Marlise Munoz, 33, was 14 weeks pregnant when she died of a suspected pulmonary embolism - a blood clot to the lungs.
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We need new solutions for governing this disunited kingdom

We need new solutions for governing this disunited kingdom | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Linda Colley: Calls for the break-up of the UK are nothing new. A hundred years ago, Ireland was seeking self-determination
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CJD: Call For Widespread Test To Detect Disease

CJD: Call For Widespread Test To Detect Disease | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A mother whose son died from the human form of mad cow disease is appealing for help in developing a widely used test for it.
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Out of Darkness Comes Light – mysteriously beautiful photographs from a bedbound sufferer

Out of Darkness Comes Light – mysteriously beautiful photographs from a bedbound sufferer | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Out of Darkness Comes Light – mysteriously beautiful photographs from a bedbound sufferer By Penny Clare "I was mostly confined to bed in a dark room – for years, and years, and years. At some poin...
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Doctor brands Department for Work and Pensions

Doctor brands Department for Work and Pensions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Lung cancer survivor David Cole has diabetes, osteoporosis, heart issues and cirrhosis of the liver - a
tribunal last year ruled he could not work again
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Grandad Shaun Pilkington shoots himself in Sheffield after finding out his Employment and Support Allowance was being stopped

Grandad Shaun Pilkington shoots himself in Sheffield after finding out his Employment and Support Allowance was being stopped | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Shaun Pilkington, 58, was sent a letter saying he was to lose his ­Employment and Support ­Allowance, which he got after a long-term illness
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David Cameron's Re-Election In Trouble, Poll Shows Tory Voters Abandoning Party

David Cameron's Re-Election In Trouble, Poll Shows Tory Voters Abandoning Party | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The huge difficulty David Cameron will have winning a majority at the next election has been laid bare by a new poll published today, which reveals more than a third of those who voted Conservative in 2010 would not do so again were an election...
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Mehdi's Morning Memo: Dave Defends Tax Cuts At The Top

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Dave Defends Tax Cuts At The Top | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Happy New Year! Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 5 January 2013...
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Is it acceptable to profit from the social care of vulnerable children?

Is it acceptable to profit from the social care of vulnerable children? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Around 5000 of the nation’s most vulnerable children live in children’s homes, many of which are run by private contractors, and some of these have given rise to concerns about poor standards.
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WARNING!!!! If you take photos with your cell phone

WARNING!!!! If you take photos with your cell phone | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Because of ove 2,000 comments in the last 24 hours, which I can't get to fast enough, comments has been turned off. I have "NO" technical answers for anyone. This was not my writing but info I pass...
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Lord Ashcroft's big bucket of cold water to douse Tory optimism

Lord Ashcroft's big bucket of cold water to douse Tory optimism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Andrew Rawnsley: The Conservative peer's latest poll illustrates the profound strategic conundrum facing the prime minister
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