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Food banks just part of Tories' plan

Food banks just part of Tories' plan | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: Cameron has stated that the increase in food banks is proof the 'big society' is working
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20 Labour MPs turn on Ed Miliband over refusal to hold EU referendum

20 Labour MPs turn on Ed Miliband over refusal to hold EU referendum | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New campaign group, Labour for a Referendum, puts pressure on Labour leader to offer an in-out vote on Europe
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'First' dementia assisted suicide

'First' dementia assisted suicide | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The first reported case of a British person with dementia choosing to end their own life at a centre in Switzerland has taken place.
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The tax avoiders will decide

The tax avoiders will decide | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Accountancy Age report this morning that: HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS has begun its search for a permanent General Anti-Abuse Rule advisory panel, following the recent appointment of its head, Patrick Mears, the former partner and head of tax at law firm...
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AT LEAST 100k a year hit by highest-level benefit sanctions

AT LEAST 100k a year hit by highest-level benefit sanctions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I've come across something which frightens me. As I wrote almost a week ago, one of the DWP's (Department of Work and Pensions) own reports told it that sanctions were not only widely damaging, unf...
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REVEALED - PM stunned by revelations of his secret love affair with himself

REVEALED - PM stunned by revelations of his secret love affair with himself | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire - probably) David Cameron has held crisis talks at Downing Street after being told of stunning allegations that he has been having a love affair with himself. For legal reasons, Pride's Pur...
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Women's minister to offer parents guide to boosting girls' ambitions

Women's minister to offer parents guide to boosting girls' ambitions | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Maria Miller to launch info packs to help guide daughters' career choices amid falling numbers of women in executive positions
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Rewind radio: Disability: A New History; Book of the Week – review

Rewind radio: Disability: A New History; Book of the Week – review | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Being a hairy woman was easier in the 18th century. And it's never been grim up north, writes Miranda Sawyer
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'I liked being blind – people took a lot of notice of me'

'I liked being blind – people took a lot of notice of me' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As a child, Peter White never saw his blindness as a problem. But then a family secret changed his view
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Anti-Bedroom Tax Protest 01_06_2013

Anti-Bedroom Tax Protest 01_06_2013 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Smiling Carcass is probably right - no matter how many people gather to protest against the Tory-led Coalition government's grievously damaging right-wing hate policies, the mainstream media seem u...
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Is Lying Contagious?

Is Lying Contagious? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Can't help but wonder whether like chickenpox or measles Lying is contagious??I know it's a daft thing to say but given the swamping of untruths and misuse of statistics from IDS, McVain, Hoban &am...
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Please help hold DWP to account for stats lies

Please help hold DWP to account for stats lies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I'd like to enlist your help - both directly and by sharing this post widely so that lots of others do the same and momentum is built and maintained on the issue. I posted this morning about the se...
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The Cost of Grief?

The Cost of Grief? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As the stream of policy discussions and floated ideas for the NHS continue to emerge, I and my family have had unfortunate cause to realise just how much of what the health service does is impossible to "value".
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A day in the life of ... a communication support co-ordinator

A day in the life of ...  a communication support co-ordinator | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sally Darley describes how her former career as a teacher influences her role at the Stroke Association
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Breast cancer trials 'failing young'

Breast cancer trials 'failing young' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A lack of clinical trials aimed at younger breast cancer patients could be partly to blame for the drop in longer-term survival, experts believe.
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What's best to say - Two Rooms plus Utilities

What's best to say - Two Rooms plus Utilities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I expect that anyone who has a chronic illness will have well meaning friends and family who come across articles
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The lobbyists win again

The lobbyists win again | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As Reuters has reported: European countries planning a tax on financial transactions are set to drastically scale back the levy, cutting the charge by as much as 90 percent and delaying its full roll-out for years, in what would be a major victory...
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From the DWP to the economy - the Coalition's growing credibility chasm

From the DWP to the economy - the Coalition's growing credibility chasm | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The more we learn of the Tory-led Coalition's policies, the wider the gap grows between what it is doing and what it should be doing. Look at the sham psychometric tests, exposed by fellow blogger ...
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Super-rich on rise as number of £1m-plus earners doubles

Super-rich on rise as number of £1m-plus earners doubles | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Campaigners say inequality gap is widening as 18,000 people earn more than £1m
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Natural birth: 'I felt brilliant. I was in utter ecstasy'

Natural birth: 'I felt brilliant. I was in utter ecstasy' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Once Britain's best-known midwife, Caroline Flint says doctors have become obsessed with risk in childbirth.
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How Labour will mend the NHS

How Labour will mend the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Andy Burnham: The government's economies have wreaked a dreadful price on healthcare
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BREAKING - far-right groups join forces in all-out campaign against English spelling

BREAKING - far-right groups join forces in all-out campaign against English spelling | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) Far-right groups the EDL and the BNP have joined forces this weekend to launch their biggest mobilisation for 30 years against English spelling with more than 50 demonstrations of appalli...
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UKIP activist calls Drummer Lee Rigby's family 'idiots'

UKIP activist calls Drummer Lee Rigby's family 'idiots' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire - it's the UKIP!) As if it isn't bad enough defending the EDL - it seems UKIP activist Marty Caine needed to dig himself a hole even deeper by branding Drummer Lee Rigby's family "idiot...
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Tax and welfare workers hold joint strikes over cuts - News centre - PCS

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Report: 'Obamacare' has extended the life of Medicare by 10 years

Report: 'Obamacare' has extended the life of Medicare by 10 years | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Despite backlash from its opponents, a new study reports that "Obamacare" has helped extend the solvency of Medicare.

According to the "2013 Annual Report of
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