Monthly Archives: October 2018

Scandal as NHS plasma supplies sold off by Tories for £230 million sold on to Chinese for £820 million

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
In 2013 the Tories sold off the state owned NHS blood plasma supplier, Plasma Resources UK (PRUK) to US private equity firm Bain Capital for £230 million. It’s now been revealed that the US firm…

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Tories: NHS doctors, nurses to be replaced with volunteers – with just £15 each for training

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Tory cabinet minister Liam Fox has accidentally revealed today how Theresa May plans to replace the qualified doctors, nurses etc who have left or are planning to leave the NHS due to Tory cuts…

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Tories reveal plans to sell-off NHS hospitals to US firms after Brexit

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Leading Brexiter Tories have revealed their plans to allow private US firms to take over NHS hospitals. They are also planning for the UK to adopt lower US environmental and food safety regulations and…

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PIP Is Unfair To Autistic Claimants

Originally posted on Same Difference:
The process of assessing autistic people for new disability benefits is unfair, a group of parents has claimed. The group met the Department for Communities at Stormont to discuss the changes to the benefits system.…

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Does Hammond really think that those two changes to UC are enough?

Originally posted on scottish unemployed workers' network:
I’ve just sat through the whole budget waiting for the government’s answer to the widespread concern over UC. All Hammond would recognise were concerns over just two issues. He promises some extra help…

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Initial thoughts on the work, health and disability green paper

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
I’ve read the government’s Work, health and disability green paper: improving lives and consultation from end to end. It took me a while, because I am ill and not always able to work consistently,…

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DWP Should Be Forced To Compensate Victims Of ESA Backpayment Error

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Tory ministers should be forced to pay compensation to 180,000 victims of a disability benefits scandal, Labour demands tonight. The party has called on Tory welfare chief Esther McVey to fork out for thousands who…

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