Monthly Archives: March 2017

The PIP Process Is Affecting Parent Carers Too

Originally posted on Same Difference:
We’ve just spotted this post on Facebook. It was written by a parent carer who we’re keeping anonymous, so we are deliberately not linking back to the original post. This is how the PIP assessment…

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Strasbourg rejects right to die cases

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the applications to the ECtHR in Nicklinson and Lamb v UK, cases concerning assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia, are inadmissible. This is the latest…

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Assisted suicide and the right to private life: the enduring repercussions of Nicklinson – Stevie Martin

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
In the almost three years since the Supreme Court delivered its reasons in Nicklinson (in which a majority refused to issue a declaration that the blanket ban on assisted suicide in s 2(1)…

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BHiRCH Yorkshire Carer Reference Panel meeting

Originally posted on Which me am I today?:
Yesterday saw me at my favourite university – Bradford. I’ve been involved with many projects there but don’t think I’ve been there for a while. Looking back through my blogs, I couldn’t…

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BBC Westminster Hour discussing #EmilyforDeputy

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
When the SKWAWKBOX broke the news last week that Emily Thornberry is considering a challenge against Tom Watson for the Labour deputy leader position, the right-wing response was the predictable ‘fake news’ smear. Future Labour…

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Civil war brewing between Progress and Labour First?

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The SKWAWKBOX has long treated Progress and Labour First as virtually one and the same – as indeed they are, as far as their antipathy toward Jeremy Corbyn and his vision for the Labour Party are…

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A change to the SKWAWKBOX content

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
In order to render the site more readable, the SKWAWKBOX has just changed its WordPress plan to remove the majority of advertising content placed there by WordPress. The new look will, hopefully, be a lot…

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