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Wage fall trend 'longest since 1964'

Wage fall trend 'longest since 1964' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Real wages have been dropping consistently since 2010 - the longest period of falls for at least 50 years, official figures show.
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Can we see your PIP medical report?

Get the benefits you're entitled to: help with employment and support allowance (ESA), personal independence payment (PIP), disability living allowance (DLA). Claims, medicals, appeals.
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GCHQ Surveillance, Tory Bill of Rights and Anti-Semitism - the Human Rights Roundup

GCHQ Surveillance, Tory Bill of Rights and Anti-Semitism - the Human Rights Roundup | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza of human rights news and views.  The full list of links can be found here.  You can find previous rou...
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Revealed: Home Office dossier on abuse and fraud by EU migrants - Telegraph

Revealed: Home Office dossier on abuse and fraud by EU migrants - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers face claims that they 'hid' evidence of migrants abusing EU rules and defrauding the British benefits system as MPs debated the Immigration Bill
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£41m paid to prisoners in benefits they are not entitled to - shocking welfare blunder

£41m paid to prisoners in benefits they are not entitled to - shocking welfare blunder | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Murderers, rapists and violent thugs, have been wrongly paid Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, sickness benefits and other state aid while behind bars
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Benefits Street producers conned me - and I'd not seen my ex Fungi in five years

Benefits Street producers conned me - and I'd not seen my ex Fungi in five years | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mother of his child Donna Reilly was reassured the programme was about community spirit – not stigmatising people on welfare or with drug problems
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Computer giant Hewlett Packard poised to cut more UK jobs

Computer giant Hewlett Packard poised to cut more UK jobs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The group has plans to cull more than 7,000 roles across Europe during the year – although it has not decided how many of these will land in the UK.
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NHS care watchdog warns of 'alarming' culture - Telegraph

NHS care watchdog warns of 'alarming' culture - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Prior, the chairman of the Care Quality Commission, the official regulator, warns of an “alarming” culture within the NHS
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Bash the rich and you deprive us of what their taxes pay for - Telegraph

Bash the rich and you deprive us of what their taxes pay for - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ed Balls’s insistence on restoring the 50p rate shows his ignorance of how the economy works
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Ambulance-chasers push NHS costs bill to £200m - Telegraph

Ambulance-chasers push NHS costs bill to £200m  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Some lawyers are claiming costs and fees worth up to 10 times more than the damages awarded to the patients that they represent, the NHS claims
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We had to beg for money to train for the Olympics, but we'll win gold | UK | News | Daily Express

We had to beg for money to train for the Olympics, but we'll win gold | UK | News | Daily Express | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE British team hoping for a record medal haul from the Sochi Winter Olympics will be the best funded in history... but it’s not been the easiest of journeys for many of the Olympians.
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Gove warned not to rely on 'yes men'

Gove warned not to rely on 'yes men' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Michael Gove is warned by a former Ofsted chief inspector to engage in debate and not surround himself only with "yes men".
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Comedian Rufus Hound to stand as MEP in protest at 'privatisation' of the NHS

Comedian Rufus Hound to stand as MEP in protest at 'privatisation' of the NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Strictly Come Dancing star said he will stand in the Euro elections to stop Tory politicians
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Hidden plan for ministers to axe laws that protect you - with a penstroke

Hidden plan for ministers to axe laws that protect you - with a penstroke | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I have spent much of today putting old paperwork through the shredder in advance of tomorrow's debate on the Deregulation Bill. Why? Hidden among the plans to revoke ancient laws regulating pigstie...
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Cover your cock up IDS and no, we wont be on our knees!

Cover your cock up IDS and no, we wont be on our knees! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On 3rd March Iain Duncan Smith will lay a statutory instrument before Parliament to, in his language, close the loophole for the pre 1996 exempt bedroom tax households which has seen 40,000 plus fa...
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brianwernham

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Press briefing - embargo Monday February 5, 2014 00:01 hrs GMT “Two potentially incendiary parliamentary hearings will take place this afternoon, Monday February 5, 2014.  Brian Wernham - IT projec...
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Firms face EU blacklist in bribery law change - Telegraph

Firms face EU blacklist in bribery law change - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Serious Fraud Office chief seeks wider powers to pursue corporate crime
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The National Health Service could go BUST if it doesn't change fast say watchdogs

The National Health Service could go BUST if it doesn't change fast say watchdogs | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS must be held to
account an end waiting targets that miss the point, skew priorities and have unintended consequences
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Iain Duncan Smith facing Commons grilling over his Universal Credit benefit 'reform' shambles

Iain Duncan Smith facing Commons grilling over his Universal Credit benefit 'reform' shambles | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Work and Pensions Secretary will be quizzed but MPs about the waste of more than £130million on his disastrous welfare shake-up
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Tax avoiders face massive penalties after landmark legal case

Tax avoiders face massive penalties after landmark legal case | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A tax tribunal found that two company directors had been 'negligent' in joining an avoidance scheme.
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Health watchdog: My prescription for healing the NHS is radical change - Telegraph

Health watchdog: My prescription for healing the NHS is radical change - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Only a culture shift will enable the NHS to face the future, warns David Prior, the chairman of the Care Quality Commission
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Motorway speed cameras to be rolled out to stop those driving faster than 70mph - Telegraph

Motorway speed cameras to be rolled out to stop those driving faster than 70mph - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Motoring groups condemn planned introduction of motorway speed cameras, claiming scheme is about raising revenue rather than road safety
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E-cigarettes could become 'medicines' available on NHS

E-cigarettes could become 'medicines' available on NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Manufacturers apply for licences from regulatory body as tobacco substitutes scrutinised by EU and advertising watchdog
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'VAT hike cost average family £1,300 over past three years' | UK | News | Daily Express

'VAT hike cost average family £1,300 over past three years' | UK | News | Daily Express | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE coalition's VAT hike has cost the average family more than £1,300 over the past three years, Labour has claimed.
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Report praises child poverty action

Report praises child poverty action | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Child poverty fell in Scotland at about twice the rate of England over 10 years, a report commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says.
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