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A&E departments under pressure from malnourished patients, Labour claims

A&E departments under pressure from malnourished patients, Labour claims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A&E departments are under increasing pressure from a rising number malnourished people, Labour claimed on Wednesday.
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Free reporting Disability Hate Crime Event | Disability Rights UK

Free reporting Disability Hate Crime Event | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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DR UK wants true reporting on WCA | Disability Rights UK

DR UK wants true reporting on WCA | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Primary school sport £750m pledge

Primary school sport £750m pledge | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Primary schools in England are going to share an extra £150m per year sports funding until 2020, Prime Minister David Cameron announces.
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Temporary blindness 'boosts hearing'

Temporary blindness 'boosts hearing' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Temporary stints being blind heighten other senses and might become a useful therapy for people with hearing problems, animal research suggests.
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NHS funding crisis could deepen austerity

NHS funding crisis could deepen austerity | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
An NHS funding crisis and Britain's burgeoning population could make George Osborne's austerity plans even tougher after the election, an influential think-tank has warned.
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Homelessness among young people up 57% in last five years - Citizens Advice » Housing » 24dash.com

Homelessness among young people up 57% in last five years - Citizens Advice » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of young people without a roof over their head has increased by 57% in the past five years, according to figures published by Citizens Advice.
The national charity attributes the sharp rise in homelessness amongst 17 to 24-year-olds to th...
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Cameron's 'Big Society' failure?

Prime Minister David Cameron's concept of the
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Good affordable housing promised as council halves government's rent formula » Local Government » 24dash.com

Good affordable housing promised as council halves government's rent formula » Local Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Southwark Council has committed itself to providing its residents with good affordable homes as part of a 30-year housing plan.
With almost half of the borough's households earning less than £15,000 and over 36,000 families living in coun...
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Bedroom tax 'will waste £40 million of public money in Wales' | News | Inside Housing

Bedroom tax 'will waste £40 million of public money in Wales' | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The bedroom tax will waste up to £40 million of public money in Wales alone due to expenditure on home adaptations, a housing association has claimed.
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Rights row | Blog

Rights row | Blog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Seeing ourselves as others see us can be an uncomfortable experience and so it is proving for ministers responding to United Nations special rapporteur Raquel Rolnik.
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Restorative justice can drastically reduce need to restrain young offenders

Restorative justice can drastically reduce need to restrain young offenders | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A children's home in Exeter is having success with a technique that facilitates communication between victims and perpetrators
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China's baby hatch scheme expands for unwanted disabled newborns

China's baby hatch scheme expands for unwanted disabled newborns | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Officials say safe drop-off points needed for sick or disabled babies, with each province to set up at least two this year
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Bedroom tax costs more than it saves | Disability Rights UK

Bedroom tax costs more than it saves | Disability Rights UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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DWP could face further multimillion-pound bill for IT project problems

DWP could face further multimillion-pound bill for IT project problems | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) could face further multimillion-pound charges as a result of two troubled IT projects
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Cash worries 'could harm NHS care'

Cash worries 'could harm NHS care' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Financial pressures could get in the way of the drive to improve care following the Stafford Hospital scandal, experts warn.
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'Slow progress' on elderly reforms

'Slow progress' on elderly reforms | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A spending watchdog claims slow progress is being made on elderly care reforms, but has called for further investment in preventative care.
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Bedroom tax fiasco: 124 Westminster families owed £700 each » Local Government » 24dash.com

Bedroom tax fiasco: 124 Westminster families owed £700 each » Local Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A total of 124 families living in social housing in Westminster are owed £700 each after wrongly being hit with the government's bedroom tax.
Coalition ministers bungled when drafting the controversial under-occupancy policy by failing to spot...
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Dame Anne Begg: Government MPs think disabled people are exempt from bedroom tax » Central Government » 24dash.com

Dame Anne Begg: Government MPs think disabled people are exempt from bedroom tax » Central Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The chair of the House of Commons Work and Pensions select committee says coalition MPs are oblivious to the bedroom tax's impact on disabled people.
In an exclusive article for the 'Politics' edition of 24housing, published tomorrow (February 7), D...
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Bedroom tax impact on disabled tenants set to waste £40m » Housing » 24dash.com

Bedroom tax impact on disabled tenants set to waste £40m » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

More than £40 million of taxpayers' money is set to be wasted in Wales due to the impact of the bedroom tax on disabled people living in specially adapted properties, a new report has revealed.
The study, by social landlord Wales & West Ho...

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Labour MPs call for urgent action on London's private rented sector | News | Inside Housing

A selection of Labour MPs from London boroughs have called for urgent action on the private rented sector in the capital.
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Charity wins government funding to encourage homeless people to vote | News | Inside Housing

A homelessness charity has won government funding to encourage social housing tenants and homeless people to vote.
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Housing association placed on HCA watch list | News | Inside Housing

Organisation could be at risk of breaching ‘serious detriment’ threshold
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Ministers must find a way to protect people from catastrophic care costs

Ministers must find a way to protect people from catastrophic care costs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Insurers' announcement casts a big question mark over the government's 'capped cost' reforms, says James Lloyd
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