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Barclays chief Antony Jenkins defends bonus payouts in year of falling profits

Barclays chief Antony Jenkins defends bonus payouts in year of falling profits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Before the publication of the bank's 2013 annual report, Jenkins stands by bonus culture as a strategy to avoid a "death spiral"
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New Statesman | Exclusive: Blair considering making "large donation" to Labour

New Statesman | Exclusive: Blair considering making "large donation" to Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The former PM, who has praised Miliband's party reforms, has had talks with Labour figures about giving money.
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Nick Clegg To Launch Attack On Nigel Farage

Nick Clegg To Launch Attack On Nigel Farage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With a live debate about Europe on the forthcoming TV schedules, Nick Clegg is set to ramp up the pressure on his opponent Nigel Farage by accusing the Ukip leader of pocketing his MEP’s salary without bothering to vote.
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Bankers' bonus cap architect says EU must sue UK government

Bankers' bonus cap architect says EU must sue UK government | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
MEP calls on European commission to take UK to court for allowing banks to 'blatantly' sidestep EU rules limiting bonuses
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Why did No10 cover up aide's child porn arrest?

Why did No10 cover up aide's child porn arrest? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Patrick Rock, 62, deputy director of the No 10 policy unit, resigned and was arrested almost three weeks ago - but Downing Street said nothing.
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1 Million Strong for the Robin Hood Tax - Oxfam

1 Million Strong for the Robin Hood Tax - Oxfam | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
With decisions on a European Robin Hood Tax just weeks away, it's never been more important to be one in a million. Sign our petition!
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Cameron’s wrong: the government’s money does not belong to taxpayers

Cameron’s wrong: the government’s money does not belong to taxpayers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
According to the Guardian, David Cameron will today
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Family breakdown 'could cost taxpayers £46bn' - Telegraph

Family breakdown 'could cost taxpayers £46bn' - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Welfare minister Lord Freud says Government has ‘clear duty’ to strengthen family and insists true impact of relationship breakdown goes 'far deeper' than benefits bill
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Children are better off in a single parent family than with two parents who no longer love one another, a dysfunctional family causes more damage and children need to be given more credit.

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'Gaslighting' and Private Eye on February 2013 on Further Restrictions to Disabled Claimants by Atos

'Gaslighting' and Private Eye on February 2013 on Further Restrictions to Disabled Claimants by Atos | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yesterday I reblogged one of Mike's articles from Vox Political, reporting that Atos/ OH Assist was trying to bully blogs criticising them into taking down their posts. Atos/OH Assist was demanding...
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Sharing is the future for council websites, says local authority body

Sharing content and systems is the way forward for council websites, says Better Connected 2014, Socitm’s annual survey and report on Local Authority websites.
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Is anyone stupid enough to fall for this Tory tax bribe?

Is anyone stupid enough to fall for this Tory tax bribe? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
So David Cameron wants us to believe further public spending cuts will be used to ease the tax burden on the proles, does he? He must think you're stupid. Are you? Exactly one month ago (February 5...
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What does childcare really cost?

What does childcare really cost? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The annual survey of childcare in the UK is published today suggesting the cost of having two children looked after even part-time is more than the average mortgage. These figures help make government policy, but do they really reflect the full impact?
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Classic performance as Russia’s Vladimir Putin breaks his silence - FT.com

Classic performance as Russia’s Vladimir Putin breaks his silence - FT.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Vladimir Putin came out on Tuesday with a classic performance: clever, tough, sardonic and deeply cynical. In an hour-long press conference at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence, Russia’s president took at least one step back from confrontation. Possibly
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Benefits reform is a 'very British' issue, says senior Eurocrat

Benefits reform is a 'very British' issue, says senior Eurocrat | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cecilia Malmstrom (pictured) indicated the UK was isolated in Europe for wanting restrictions on access to welfare for new arrivals.
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UK sells £86million arms to Putin despite Crimea invasion

UK sells £86million arms to Putin despite Crimea invasion | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: SNIPER rifles, drones, assault rifles and laser weapon systems continue to be exported with Govt approval
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Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cameron's Cover-Up?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cameron's Cover-Up? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 5 March 2014... 1) CAMERON'S COVER-UP?
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Nick Clegg wins Best Actor Oscar for role in "4 Years a Slave"

Nick Clegg wins Best Actor Oscar for role in "4 Years a Slave" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) Nick Clegg has won an Oscar for his unflinching portrayal of a slave forced to work in a coalition government and suffer cruel humiliations at the hands of his besotted yet evil master in...
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HMRC duck most of the big issues on the taxation of Bitcoins

HMRC have issued new  guidance on the taxation of Bitcoins today.

The essence of this guidance is that trading in bit coins is now not subject to VAT, whilst trading recorded in bit coins is now definitely subject to taxation in the same way as any other income.

However, the key differential...
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Patrick Rock child porn allegations: Downing Street accused of cover-up - Telegraph

Patrick Rock child porn allegations: Downing Street accused of cover-up - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour MP accuses Downing Street of clumsy cover-up after Patrick Rock, one of David Cameron's closest aides, is arrested over suspected child pornography offences
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Welfare reform: the biggest challenges are yet to come

Local authorities and housing associations are likely to face huge challenges when Universal Credit places pressure on council tax arrears and the spare room subsidy.
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Where's the Benefit?: I just got a weird phone call...

Where's the Benefit?: I just got a weird phone call... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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