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Housing minister warns sector over future funding

Housing minister warns sector over future funding | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Access to grant funding will be dependent on compliance with new government rent programme, says Mark Prisk
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How housing associations can demonstrate value for money

How housing associations can demonstrate value for money | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Don't take it as a regulatory exercise, but highlight features that offer the best value for residents. Here are some top tips from Vivien Holland
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ATOS to lose state benefits after being found unfit for work (not satire)

(it's not satire - it's ATOS)   Bungling government contractor ATOS have just been told by Labour that they're going to be sacked if Ed Miliband's party wins the next election. ATOS announced over a week ago that it had hired PR firm...
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Homeless jobseekers hit hard by benefit cuts

Homeless jobseekers hit hard by benefit cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Homeless people looking for work are being disproportionately hit by government benefit sanctions.
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THE PEOPLE’S TV STATION GOING TO AIR WORLDWIDE ON NOVEMBER 18TH.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTJdfB_eHjo
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Double amputee fails to overturn Atos decision

A bid to overturn a controversial decision to strip a Perth double amputee of his benefits has been knocked back.
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Ripped-off Britons: A quarter of all MPs give parliamentary office jobs to their family members, costing taxpayers £4m

Ripped-off Britons: A quarter of all MPs give parliamentary office jobs to their family members, costing taxpayers £4m | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The woman from Brazil | Analysis | Inside Housing

The woman from Brazil | Analysis | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UN special rapporteur Raquel Rolnik ruffled plenty of feathers last week after rubbishing UK housing policy. But how did she form her opinions and can the government afford to dismiss them so lightly?
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Costa Del Soulless

Costa Del Soulless | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
This is not a Committee Room 5 story. This is real life. The first post I wrote for this blog back in April 2012 - "It's Not What It Says On The Tin" - was about the ever increasing use in the soci...
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Labour to create new offence of disability hate crime

Labour to create new offence of disability hate crime | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Liam Byrne to announce policy at conference on Sunday and reveal party will sack Atos from work capability assessments
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“The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” — Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

“The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” — Vladimir Ilyich Lenin | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Having thought further about Labour’s announcement they will repeal the Bedroom Tax legislation, and having read SPeye’s enlightening article here- Labour to scrap the bedroom tax – a huge politica...
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Yet more DWP illegality - the DWP is built on Lies

Yet more DWP illegality - the DWP is built on Lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Anyone who reads my blogs will be fully aware of the petition to hold IDS accountable for his Lies; Debbie Sayers & I are currently seeking a new date to formally submit this to Parliament. Thi...
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'Move housing to health department'

'Move housing to health department' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Heath, housing care and welfare should be integrated to deliver a wellbeing agenda, says former health minister Paul Burstow
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Liberalisation of planning laws is the answer to housing crisis, Lib Dems told

Liberalisation of planning laws is the answer to housing crisis, Lib Dems told | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Head of thinktank provokes angry response after proposing radical solution to UK housing problems, reports Hamish Macdonell
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Socialist Economic Bulletin: Did austerity lead to recovery? No, GDP was increased by government spending

Socialist Economic Bulletin: Did austerity lead to recovery? No, GDP was increased by government spending | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Labour and Atos - is it a distraction from the main issue?

Labour and Atos - is it a distraction from the main issue? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Having had time away to think about this, it has occurred to me that in discussing whether Labour is right to say it will fire Atos - or whether it will even fulfil that promise - we are barking up...
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Vulnerable people hit by budget cuts

Vulnerable people hit by budget cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Services for elderly people and those with disabilities in Norfolk could be cut by £12m as part of council's plan to save £189m.
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Ed Miliband pledges tough laws on wages

Ed Miliband pledges tough laws on wages | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour would increase fine on firms who fail to pay minimum wage from £5,000 to £50,000
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House and Senate face deep divide over food stamps

House and Senate face deep divide over food stamps | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farm-state lawmakers hoping for passage of a farm bill by the end of the year will have to bridge a deep divide between the House
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Ed Miliband: 'Tories are on a victory lap while people's lives get harder'

Ed Miliband: 'Tories are on a victory lap while people's lives get harder' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader on why PM's trumpeting of economic recovery is 'extraordinary' at time when many Britons are struggling
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Labour will sack Atos. Where are all you naysayers now?

Labour will sack Atos. Where are all you naysayers now? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I can't reblog Sue Marsh's excellent Diary of a Benefit Scrounger, so I'm just going to quote it verbatim: "Oh thank goodness!! I'm RUBBISH at keeping secrets! "In this Guardian article, Labour hav...
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Labour announce plans to sack Atos and more....

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Labour announce plans to sack Atos and more.... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Do Not Support Newly Disabled Claimants Hit By Benefit Cap To Stay In Their Homes Recommends DWP

Do Not Support Newly Disabled Claimants Hit By Benefit Cap To Stay In Their Homes Recommends DWP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The DWP has issued guidance to local authorities suggesting that newly sick or disabled claimants affected by the Benefit Cap should go into arrears rather than be awarded Discretionary Housing Pay...
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After Godfrey Bloom, Another Crazed UKIP Loony - Patrick O'Flynn

Just after the media reported the misognynist comments by UKIP's Godrey Bloom yesterday about women being 'sluts' comes this report in Pride's Purge of the intention of Patrick O'Flynn of the Daily...
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