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Overworked doctors pose 'alarming' threat to safety - Telegraph

Overworked doctors pose 'alarming' threat to safety - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An “alarming” threat to patient safety is being posed by the “unmanageable workload” that hospital doctors are having to deal with, according to a worrying report published today.
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Children, some aged five, commit thousands of child sex offences - Telegraph

Children, some aged five, commit thousands of child sex offences - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Children as young as five are committing thousands of sexual offences as online pornography is warping youngsters’ views of “normal behaviour”, the NSPCC warned today.
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Secret courts bill expected to be passed - Telegraph

Secret courts bill expected to be passed - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Powers to allow court cases involving national security to be heard in secret are expected to be approved by MPs today after the spy agencies warned opponents of the dangers of blocking them.
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Troubled families scheme 'working'

Troubled families scheme 'working' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A programme aiming to turn around the lives of the most troubled families in England is showing results, ministers say.
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UK diabetes cases hit three million

UK diabetes cases hit three million | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Three million people in the UK have now been diagnosed with diabetes, says charity Diabetes UK, which warns this new high could create a huge NHS burden.
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Budget council: Labour warns of human cost of welfare reform | The ...

Welfare and benefits advisers are likely to be stretched beyond breaking point in the coming months, a leading Labour councillor warned this evening (Thursday 28 February). Councillor Warren Morgan told the budget ...

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Secret court report exposes real agenda / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Secret court report exposes real agenda / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Top bosses laughing all the way to the bank / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Top bosses laughing all the way to the bank / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Bank pressed amid triple-dip fears - Politics UK

Bank pressed amid triple-dip fears - Politics UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Bank of England will be under pressure to unleash further emergency measures this week amid signs the UK is on course for an unprecedented triple-dip recession.
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The Week That Was: Cameron's Woes

Adele might have been flying the flag for the Brits over in Hollywood, thanks to an Oscar win for her omnipresent Skyfall theme song, but there wasn't a huge amount to celebrate back at home.
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What would happen if the UK withdrew from the European Court of Human Rights?

What would happen if the UK withdrew from the European Court of Human Rights? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Despite the Conservatives' hopes, withdrawal from the Strasbourg court is unlikely to make it easier to send foreign criminals back to their home states.
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Secret courts: the nasty party is back

Secret courts: the nasty party is back | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Editorial: Schemes to rip up Churchill's civilising legacy are a frightening foretaste of what could follow a 2015 Conservative election win
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Steve Bell on David Cameron and the EU plan to tax bankers' bonuses - cartoon

Steve Bell on David Cameron and the EU plan to tax bankers' bonuses - cartoon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prime minister David Cameron has promised to fight a new cap on bankers' bonuses proposed by the European Union
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Work experience placements 'boost pupils' earning power' - Telegraph

Work experience placements 'boost pupils' earning power' - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Pupils with a high level of exposure to the business world – including work experience placements – can earn significantly more than their peers, according to research.
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Wake up and cut taxes, top Tories tell the Chancellor - Telegraph

Wake up and cut taxes, top Tories tell the Chancellor - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
George Osborne is facing demands from Conservative MPs and business leaders to use the Budget to cut taxes and demonstrate Tory support for “aspiration” after last week’s crushing Eastleigh by-election defeat.
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Tories could change human rights law

Tories could change human rights law | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The justice secretary says he is "certain" the Conservatives will go into the next election with a "plan" that could involve a human rights law change.
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Benefit plans target new EU migrants

Benefit plans target new EU migrants | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Government plans to clamp down on "benefit tourism" could see both Britons and immigrants affected by changes to the rules on entitlement.
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Peers try to smuggle new Motability support into up-rating bill

Peers try to smuggle new Motability support into up-rating bill | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Activists blame man's death on anti-squatting MP's law / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Activists blame man's death on anti-squatting MP's law / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Disabled left £10 worse off a week / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Disabled left £10 worse off a week / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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Staff win living wage offer / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

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Experts Warn Of 'Public Health Emergency' As Diabetes Diagnosis Rate Hits 3 Million

Experts Warn Of 'Public Health Emergency' As Diabetes Diagnosis Rate Hits 3 Million | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A record three million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in Britain, according to research. The figure - equivalent to 4.6% of the UK population - is growing and experts warned it was a "grim staging post towards a public health emergency".
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Austerity and the Labour Party

Austerity and the Labour Party | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The consequences of austerity The Financial Times (as reported by Leftfootforward) set out a series of graphs which indicate the negative effect of austerity policies on the GDP of various European...
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The coalition's support fund won't protect the disabled from the bedroom tax

The coalition's support fund won't protect the disabled from the bedroom tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The £30m fund promised by Cameron will cover just £2.71 of the £14-a-week loss in housing benefit disabled claimants will suffer.
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Martin Rowson on the Tory party's reaction to defeat in the Eastleigh byelection – cartoon

Martin Rowson on the Tory party's reaction to defeat in the Eastleigh byelection – cartoon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron refuses to 'lurch to the right' as Ukip targets Conservative seats in the north
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