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Marching on | Blog

Marching on | Blog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
‘Can’t pay won’t pay!’ is the cry coming from many of the anti-bedroom tax protestors in Merseyside
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Squatting law 'sending homeless to prison' | News | Inside Housing

Homeless and vulnerable people are being ‘disproportionately affected’ by the law that criminalised squatting in residential buildings, according to a report from a campaign group.
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Policies Labour must adopt to address Gender Inequality.

Policies Labour must adopt to address Gender Inequality. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Women in the Uk are increasing turning to the Labour Party, aware of the hollow promises from Coalition parties (made up in 2010 MPs of 16% (Con) and 12% (LibDems), whose austerity policies have re...
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Work safety crisis worsens in 'hostile' political climate / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Work safety crisis worsens in 'hostile' political climate / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Work safety crisis worsens in 'hostile' political climate / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Over 1m children in poverty miss out on free meals / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Over 1m children in poverty miss out on free meals / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Over 1m children in poverty miss out on free meals / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Flagship Youth Contract Scheme To Cut Unemployment Might Be Illegal Admit DWP

Flagship Youth Contract Scheme To Cut Unemployment Might Be Illegal Admit DWP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A document buried on the DWP's website suggests that the flagship Wage Incentive scheme used to bribe employer's into taking on younger staff, may be illegal. The Wage Incentive is part of the Yout...
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Hardening public attitude to welfare

Hardening public attitude to welfare | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Newsnight's Allegra Stratton visits Accrington to test whether ministers' claims that there has been a toughening of attitudes to people who depend on it rings true and meet some of those on the sharp end...
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Watchdog contradicts PM on growth

Watchdog contradicts PM on growth | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron is involved in a dispute with the Office for Budget Responsibility about the impact of austerity measures on economic growth.
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What it’s like to live with autism: new simulation Auti-Sim gives mother a sense of her daughter's life

What it’s like to live with autism: new simulation Auti-Sim gives mother a sense of her daughter's life | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I spend a lot of time wondering what life is really like for my daughter, who has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism.
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Meave McCarthy's comment, March 19, 2013 9:36 AM
Auti-Sim gives a mother a better understanding of her daughter's life and how she experiences everyday life. The game gives the mother a better understanding on how to suppprt her daughter. But the game comes with doubts for the mother.
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Is Britain Siding With 'Dubious' German Minister In EU Immigration Battle?

Is Britain Siding With 'Dubious' German Minister In EU Immigration Battle? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The British government has been accused of "hiding" behind Germany and a minister with a "dubious and suspicious record" in a bid to bolster support for blocks on Eastern European immigration.
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Lib Dems Are 'Nutters' And 'Cockroaches', Says Party President Tim Farron

Lib Dems Are 'Nutters' And 'Cockroaches', Says Party President Tim Farron | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Liberal Democrat MPs are "nutters" and "cockroaches", according to ... Tim Farron, the president of the Lib Dems.
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The Green Benches: 5 practical things you can do today to oppose the #BedroomTax.

The Green Benches: 5 practical things you can do today to oppose the #BedroomTax. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Once more unto the breach

Once more unto the breach | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Apparently preferable to a Romanian WITH Romanians and Bulgarians poised to gain unfettered access to European labour markets in January 2014, more than one country...
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Welfare reform will drive up demand and tip the vulnerable into poverty

Welfare reform will drive up demand and tip the vulnerable into poverty | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Welfare reform could become a deep-seated crisis that will take money away from the most needy, argues Richard Vize
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Government seeks help as it plans transfer of 90,000 homes | News | Inside Housing

The Northern Irish government is to commission experts from outside Northern Ireland to find ways of attracting £1 billion of investment into the country’s social housing stock.
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Health axe halted in Yorkshire / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Health axe halted in Yorkshire / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Farage meets Murdoch; Leveson has achieved nothing

Farage meets Murdoch; Leveson has achieved nothing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Was the Leveson Inquiry into media standards just an incredibly lengthy distraction from the ravages being wrought on the British system of government by the Coalition? In the light of current evid...
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Thermal imaging, high-powered torches track Cumbria homeless » Housing » 24dash.com

Thermal imaging, high-powered torches track Cumbria homeless » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thermal imaging and high-powered torches have been used by the Cumbria fire brigade to track rough sleepers in Kendal and give them a useful information pack.
Areas searched included the back of Asda Supermarket.
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One Vision's bedroom tax warning letter slammed by critics » Housing » 24dash.com

One Vision's bedroom tax warning letter slammed by critics » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A letter sent out by One Vision Housing (OVH) warning its tenants of the effects that the bedroom tax may have on their housing benefit has angered campaign groups.
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Clegg says Lib Dems 'let people down'

Clegg says Lib Dems 'let people down' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg tells the Liberal Democrat spring conference that the party let down women who have made sexual harassment claims.
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Doubts cast on housing benefit claim

Doubts cast on housing benefit claim | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A senior Conservative casts doubt on claims by David Cameron that severely disabled children are exempt from the so-called "bedroom tax" on housing benefits.
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Rupert Murdoch And Nigel Farage Dine In 'Secret'

Rupert Murdoch And Nigel Farage Dine In 'Secret' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nigel Farage told Rupert Murdoch at a private London dinner he would form an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if David Cameron quit as prime minister, it has been reported.
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Mrs Mountable Meets the Head of the Human Atheists Andrew Copson

Mrs Mountable Meets the Head of the Human Atheists Andrew Copson | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As I'm a very broad-minded Christian lady and although I don't have time to go to church myself, I'm very keen to understand why anyone would choose not to benefit from the love of our saviour.
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If Cameron needs £40 billion, here’s how to do it

If Cameron needs £40 billion, here’s how to do it | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister said yesterday that he could not risk sending between £20 billion and £40 billion on boosting the economy, creating jobs, building social housing, repairing our schools or anything else for fear of increasing interest rates.
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