Monthly Archives: February 2017

Government subverts judicial process and abandons promise on mental health ‘parity of esteem’ to strip people of PIP entitlement

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Personal Independence Payment is a non means tested benefit for people with a long-term health condition or impairment, whether physical, sensory, mental, cognitive, intellectual, or any combination of these. It is an essential financial…

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Anatomy of a disaster: Labour after Copeland and Stoke

Originally posted on Notes from a Broken Society:
After the by-elections, the comment on the state of Labour.  For the Labour Party – which won Stoke and lost Copeland – the very fact that its, rather than the Tories’, performance…

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In a world run by liars

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
We are facing a tsunami of fake news, PR on crack, from people with not one shred of decency or humanity amongst them. It is worth bearing in mind that these…

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Disabled Workers Facing Workplace Discrimination

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Too many people with disabilities are being prevented from working because employers are unwilling to make reasonable adjustments, a charity has said. Citizens Advice Cymru found people with long-term health conditions had also faced bad…

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Television adverts and LGBT representation

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A Guide to Green Smoothies

Originally posted on Fresh Express 30 Day Salad Swap:
Give Fresh Express Juicing Greens a try in your next smoothie!

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The Stigma of the Right

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Rip off Britain

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
The Tories want to shrink the state, if not dispose of all state provision completely and (so called) privatise it. The problem, just one of many, is that we’re still paying…

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Universal Credit Failures: the main issue, “the government’s attitude to managing IT projects.”

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
IT Failure After Failure.  It has long been the view of this Blog that, aside from the mean-spirited government approach to claimants, its unleashing of lawless ‘sanctions’, miserable benefit cuts, the pandering to a…

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