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Replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with Personal ...

Replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with Personal ... | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
As you're probably aware, the Responsible Reform (Spartacus) Report, published in January, analysed the responses of more than 500 organisations to the Government's proposal to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) ...
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North Of England Will Be First To Get PIP « Same Difference

North Of England Will Be First To Get PIP « Same Difference | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
A DWP spokesman said: “Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is an outdated benefit with the vast majority of people getting it for life without systematic checks to see if their condition has changed. This has led to hundreds of ...
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Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up - The Guardian

Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up - The Guardian | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDoctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-upThe GuardianThe NHS could stop providing key services, meaning tragedies such as the death of Baby P become harder to prevent and millions of patients with serious conditions including cancer...
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Joint Committee publishes report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living - News from Parliament - UK Parliament

Joint Committee publishes report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living - News from Parliament - UK Parliament | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) today publishes its report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living (RT @SWANsocialwork Support Joint Cmt.on Human Rights' for cumulative impact assessment of govt policy...
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Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up

Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Bill poses 'significant risk to patients and public' says study by public health specialistsThe coalition's health reforms could lead to the NHS ceasing to provide key services and may make tragedies like the death of Baby P harder to prevent,...
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Ongoing ILF and Care Funding Campaign » DPAC

Ongoing ILF and Care Funding Campaign » DPAC | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Ongoing ILF and Care Funding Campaign » DPAC http://t.co/MXClroUO #ppnews #wrb #spartacusreport...
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Vigils against the NHS Bill across the UK | Left Futures | Social Welfare News

Vigils against the NHS Bill across the UK | Left Futures | Social Welfare News | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
This Monday 19 March at 8pm, there will be holding a series of coordinated NHS Vigils, across the UK to draw attention to the importance of halting the Tory NHS Bill.
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Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up - The Guardian

Doctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-up - The Guardian | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDoctors make last-ditch warning over NHS shake-upThe GuardianThe NHS could stop providing key services, meaning tragedies such as the death of Baby P become harder to prevent and millions of patients with serious conditions including cancer...
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What does the welfare reform agenda say about us as a society?

What does the welfare reform agenda say about us as a society? | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Article by Katherine Trebeck – Oxfam UK Poverty Post I used to wonder whether we got the politics we deserve. But now, when reading headlines such as “‘Welfare reform has us terrified’ ...
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The War on the Poor

The War on the Poor | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
If you take a walk down Oxford Street, or any other busy Central London street, take a look at the pavement and you will notice an unusual shortage of discarded cigarette ends.  This has nothing t...
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The New Jerusalem Daily Briefing (Day 17 since the Free Press died)

#wrb #spartacusreport #blacktriangle1 #workfare #nhs #uklabour #commentisfree What  is ‘Work’ ? Introduction At the heart of the Welfare Reform Bill is a requirement that various group...
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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Happy Mother's Day!

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Happy Mother's Day! | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
RT @suey2y: @dwppressoffice There's not even much of this you'd deny is there?
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Back-to-work schemes to face court hearing

Back-to-work schemes to face court hearing | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Government will face accusations of forced labour at hearing in two cases at the Royal Courts of Justice in mid-May (Back-to-work schemes to face court hearing | Society | The Guardian http://t.co/mCzprnNc #ppnews...
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