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NHS: Hospital Corporation of America that donates to Tories handed huge contract

NHS: Hospital Corporation of America that donates to Tories handed huge contract | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is already at the centre of a massive row after being accused of overcharging the NHS by millions of pounds in a damning report
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How much tax has the UK lost on the Vodafone deal? At least £12 billion.

How much tax has the UK lost on the Vodafone deal? At least £12 billion. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
According to the FT this morning: Shareholders in Vodafone are set to receive one of the biggest ever payouts from a corporate asset sale, with the UK company planning to hand back some $84bn in cash and shares after striking a deal to sell its...
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Syria, Miliband's principled dignity, Murdoch and toxic Tory tantums ladled up with corruption

Syria, Miliband's principled dignity, Murdoch and toxic Tory tantums ladled up with corruption | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It's worth considering that in the past few years President Bashar al-Assad’s Government has allegedly killed over 100,000 people in Syria, so we need to ask why, exactly, would allegedly using che...
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Vodafone's £84bn tax avoidance bonanza: Nothing for taxpayers in Verizon deal while bankers share £500m in fees

Vodafone's £84bn tax avoidance bonanza: Nothing for taxpayers in Verizon deal while bankers share £500m in fees | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Treasury was under pressure this evening to urgently review rules allowing Vodafone to avoid paying tax on its massive £84bn windfall from selling its stake in the American mobile phone giant Verizon.
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A Courageous Parliament and the Curbs of Freedom of Speech

A Courageous Parliament and the Curbs of Freedom of Speech | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Richard Bowyer Now that backbenchers have shown that they aren't afraid to flex their muscles when they disagree with their leaders, let's hope that they have the courage to throw out the disgracef...
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GOP CONGRESSMAN: Military Members Keep Telling Me To Vote No On Syria

GOP CONGRESSMAN: Military Members Keep Telling Me To Vote No On Syria | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
They've been saying "please vote no."
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: If you could say just one thing to Mark Hoban.....

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: If you could say just one thing to Mark Hoban..... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Fear of public rental crackdown

Fear of public rental crackdown | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vulnerable public housing tenants are increasingly facing eviction for unpaid rent.
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A third source to boost living standards: the family

A third source to boost living standards: the family | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Policymakers should seek to mitigate the barriers to the giving and receiving of financial and practical support between family members.
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Property prices rise at fastest rate since 2007

Property prices rise at fastest rate since 2007 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Britain’s housing market is at its strongest for six years, with an accelerating recovery blowing away the traditional August slowdown.
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Wonga's profits to soar to £100m as payday lenders splash advertising cash and bid to curb them wobbles

Wonga's profits to soar to £100m as payday lenders splash advertising cash and bid to curb them wobbles | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Business strategies of the main payday lenders remain unshaken by pressure and Wonga is tipped to reveal a bumper rise in profits.
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'We Are Not In Favour Of A Satanic Intervention'

'We Are Not In Favour Of A Satanic Intervention' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Western military action in Syria would be a "satanic intervention against a satanic regime", a leading Syrian opposition figure has warned.
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Should the Public Accounts Committee investigate Vodafone? My answer is an emphatic ‘yes’

The FT argues this morning that Margaret Hodge should not investigate the Vodafone tax case even though I estimate that £12 billion will be lost to the UK.
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Vodafone’s Verizon tax free deal exploiting a tax relief that should be consigned to history

Vodafone is selling its stake in US mobile network Verizon for about $130 billion according to press reports. That's more than £80 billion.

And the deal will almost certainly be tax free.
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Disabled Protesters Blockade The BBC

Disabled Protesters Blockade The BBC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/G2e94w-9MxQ Disabled protesters from DPAC, Black Triangle, Mental  Health Resistance Network and others blockaded a BBC building today in protest at the corporation's shameful parro...
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Britain Doesn't Care If Syria Affects Their 'Special Relationship' With The US

Britain Doesn't Care If Syria Affects Their 'Special Relationship' With The US | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
No worries.
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Councils sold electoral register data for £250k

Councils sold electoral register data for £250k | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Local councils have sold the personal information of individuals to more than 2,700 private companies – including lobbyists, estate agents and fast food outlets – according to new figures.
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Free speech is under threat as our unelected back-door government bids to rig future elections

Free speech is under threat as our unelected back-door government bids to rig future elections | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
You can tell the priorities of any administration by its programme for government. Look at the Coalition: Practically the first thing on its agenda is an attempt to 'fix' the next election by ensur...
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Back to School: Autism and sharing information about the school day

Back to School: Autism and sharing information about the school day | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Revealed: Government let British company export nerve gas chemicals to Syria

Revealed: Government let British company export nerve gas chemicals to Syria | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Government was accused of “breathtaking laxity” in its arms controls last night after it emerged that officials authorised the export to Syria of two chemicals capable of being used to make a nerve agent such as sarin a year ago.
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Think tank slams Help to Buy: "government is the housing crisis"

Think tank slams Help to Buy: "government is the housing crisis" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Current affairs, world politics, the arts and more from Britain's award-winning magazine
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Cadbury And Morrisons To Help Launch Mass Workfare Scheme

Cadbury And Morrisons To Help Launch Mass Workfare Scheme | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In a major blow to all those struggling to find a job, the greedy food industry is to hire over 15,000 unpaid workers the DWP have announced to day. In a joint operation between the DWP and the Ins...
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Nick Clegg Sells Principles To Debenhams

Nick Clegg Sells Principles To Debenhams | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) Debenhams has bought a significant proportion of Nick Clegg's Principles, most of which went into administration last year, and a spokesperson said the Liberal Democrat leader was prepare...
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