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UKIP: disability benefit claimants are “parasitic underclass of scroungers”

UKIP: disability benefit claimants are “parasitic underclass of scroungers” | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Claimant death: A letter to Dame Anne Begg

Claimant death: A letter to Dame Anne Begg | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A commenter on yesterday's article about the death of a claimant at Ashton-Under-Lyne Job Centre raised an important point. The comment was intended to harshly criticise the piece by misrepresentin...
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Equine Therapy - Horses Help Vets to Heal

Equine Therapy - Horses Help Vets to Heal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Enjoy highlights from ABILITY Magazine, a national publication dedicated to health and disABILITY awareness. Showcases celebrity-, political- and technology-related interviews.
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Pregnant and sanctioned just in time for christmas... Sanctioned and frozen to death....The latest news from Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre.

Pregnant and sanctioned just in time for christmas... Sanctioned and frozen to death....The latest news from Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Today was our usual demonstration day. The wind was howling and the rain and hail was pouring down. We were cold but we turn up every week. We will not let the victims of the Job centre down. Whils...
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Claimant death: Job Centre staff say "We are only following orders"

Claimant death: Job Centre staff say "We are only following orders" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is striking that this article from The Poor Side of Life reaches us so soon after Vox Political was told that "likening David Cameron to the Nazi party is absolutely incredible and down-right di...
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'Archbishop hungry for end to suffering'

'Archbishop hungry for end to suffering' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mirror columnist Paul Routledge says that the plight of the poor in this country is not a game - it’s deadly serious
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An English Parliament would not deliver devolution for England | Left Foot Forward

An English Parliament would not deliver devolution for England | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It would in fact be Cameron’s constitutional turkey
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Congress Just Passed Legislation Ramping Up Mass Surveillance to Super-Steroid Levels Washington's Blog

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Savage Cuts To Benefits Go Ignored In Flagship Foodbanks Report - They Really Think We Are Fucking Idiots

Savage Cuts To Benefits Go Ignored In Flagship Foodbanks Report - They Really Think We Are Fucking Idiots | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Huge cuts to benefits are virtually ignored in the report into foodbanks published today by an unholy trinity of opportunistic Labour hasbeens, out of touch Bishops and austerity cheering Tories. T...
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DWP Admit one metre rule for PIP is "Unfounded"

DWP Admit one metre rule for PIP is "Unfounded" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Anyone dealing with an incorrect mobility award for PIP - Take Note: A FOI request has revealed the DWP admit the One Metre Rule is  unfounded and  agree " it is time to review this figure" . Read ...
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Break the stranglehold of shareholders

Break the stranglehold of shareholders | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prem Sikka: Taming corporate power: Those who provide a fraction of company funding make all the key decisions. No wonder so few large corporations serve society
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I had postpartum psychosis. More must be done to help mothers like me

I had postpartum psychosis. More must be done to help mothers like me | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vonny Moyes: Postnatal depression’s bigger, uglier brother hit me. When all eyes are on the beautiful baby, we can forget to look at the mum
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Senior DWP Manager Congratulates Staff For Hitting Sanctions Targets

Senior DWP Manager Congratulates Staff For Hitting Sanctions Targets | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Thanks again to Same Difference - this time for spotting an item on Twitter: Follow me on Twitter: @MidWalesMike Join the Vox Political Facebook page. Vox Political needs your help! If you want to ...
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Budget cuts leave homeless at mercy of winter weather | News | Inside Housing

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Minister’s decision to close Independent Living Fund followed a lawful process, court rules. - housingandsupport.org.uk

Minister’s decision to close Independent Living Fund followed a lawful process, court rules.
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"In the judge’s view, the Minister clearly believed that the impact of closure on disabled people and their ability to live independently will be really severe, and many or most ILF users will be at risk of losing their ability to work, study or live independently in the community as a result." So we are NOT all in it together, Lies all Lies! 

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We're NOT all in this together: the story of the closure of the Independent Living Fund

Disability rights campaigners share their stories and the story of the closure of the ILF - a fund which enables 18,000 of Britain's most profoundly disabled adults…
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New Statesman | Miliband all but rules out a VAT rise under Labour

New Statesman | Miliband all but rules out a VAT rise under Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour leader tells the New Statesman: "It hasn't happened in the past, I don't think it's going to happen in the future."
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Shouting is not enough. Stop moaning and do your job housing 'sector!'

Shouting is not enough. Stop moaning and do your job housing 'sector!' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

 “Never bring a problem to me unless you have solutions for it.” That was the memorable advice my Housing Director said to me many years ago: The Housing Directors of today are, unfortunately, mere...

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Mental health job scheme 'damaging'

Mental health job scheme 'damaging' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Unemployed people with mental health problems should be moved from welfare-to-work schemes to specialist programmes, according to the charity Mind.
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Why Labour's deficit reduction plans are genuinely different to those of the government | Left Foot Forward

Why Labour's deficit reduction plans are genuinely different to those of the government | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour's deficit reduction plans for the next parliament are genuinely different to those of the Conservatives.
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Come And Clean Our Mansion For No Pay ... Just One Of Many Exciting Opportunities On Government Job Seeking Website

Come And Clean Our Mansion For No Pay ... Just One Of Many Exciting Opportunities On Government Job Seeking Website | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A cleaning job advertised on the government's Universal Jobmatch website is asking potential candidates to carry out 'volunteer shifts prior to engagement' in breach of minimum wage laws. (H/T @Ato...
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Shock New Figures: UK Spends Less On Healthcare, Benefits and Pensions Per Head Than Any Other Northern European Country

Shock New Figures: UK Spends Less On Healthcare, Benefits and Pensions Per Head Than Any Other Northern European Country | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The UK spends less on social security benefits, pensions and healthcare combined per head than any other northern European country figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal. In ...
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Owen Jones: property developers are overtaking bankers as the new global menace - Comment is free video

Owen Jones: property developers are overtaking bankers as the new global menace - Comment is free video | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: property developers are overtaking bankers as the new global menace - Comment is Free video
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Inequality takes a hammer to a country's growth - The Independent

Inequality takes a hammer to a country's growth - The Independent | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yes, Vox Political covered this yesterday (December 9), but Lee Williams's article in The Independent makes the point so stridently that it deserves saving for posterity here. He writes: The sicken...
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IDS Lies in Parliament - Hansard records it!

IDS Lies in Parliament - Hansard records it! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Still Believe #IDS ought Not to be Investigated for Lying ?? READ the section below from SPeye Joe Then SIGN - IDS - TIME TO STOP THE LIES  - You KNOW He Deserves It: Why the bedroom tax has cost m...
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