Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pension Age to Rise – Yet Again. “Basically a Huge Tax Rise”.

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
Harrington Smiles at Prospect of Pension Age Rise. Some years ago I heard that people I knew were being transferred from JSA to Pension Credit. They were just over 60 years old. Some years…

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Malnutrition, austerity and eugenics.

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Earlier this year, I reported that figures released by The Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed 391 people died from malnutrition in 2015. There were 746 hospital admissions for malnutrition in just 12 months. The statistics also…

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Tory councillor refuses to apologise after using Jo Cox’s tragic death to smear Jeremy Corbyn

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
A Tory councillor has refused to apologise after being accused of politicising the tragic death of Labour MP Jo Cox to smear political opponents. Howard Jones – a Conservative councillor on Mole Valley District Council…

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Pressure King Pro; Taking the Pressure out of Cooking

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For Immediate Release – World AIDS Day events launch year of civil disobedience for the HIV+ community

Originally posted on ACT UP: London:
For Immediate Release – World AIDS Day events launch year of civil disobedience for the HIV+ community. A number high profile HIV+ and human rights advocates will launch a year of protest against the cuts…

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HIV testing in the workplace

Originally posted on LASS:
We are delighted to be able to share the early key findings from our innovative regional project that delivered HIV testing in workplaces.  Not only do our findings demonstrate how acceptable providing an HIV test is…

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Access on the buses: still a stop/start journey

Originally posted on Disability now:
This year Euro Bus Expo was held at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. Helen Dolphin was interested in finding out what the future of bus and coach travel might be for disabled passengers. She found…

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