Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Bedroom Tax that Never Went Away.

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
It’s still there, and worse, under Universal Credit. Amongst all the other things about Universal Credit, wait for payments, sanctions, benefit freeze, on-line forms and the hated ‘journal’, life under the rules of Coachy,…

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Never before in UK history has so much been owed to so many by so few

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
It is worth bearing in mind that a government is not the country, it is not the people, it is not society and, most especially, it is not community or the…

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Misleading DWP letter to GPs is depriving disabled people of lifeline support

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Credit: PA Images Last month I reported about the issues raised by the Department for Work and Pensions’ ESA65B GP’s letter template, which was only recently placed on the government site, following a series of Parliamentary Written Questions. Campaigners…

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There is only one reason Tory policies kill the sick and disabled (and they do): THEY LIKE IT

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
Imagine there’s a pit full of bodies beneath the falling wheelchair-user, totallying?at least?120,000 people [Image: Black Triangle Campaign]. Here’s a great Twitter thread from Rachael Swindon, listing only some of the…

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Court victory for disabled EU benefit claimants at appeal

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Two disabled people who moved to the UK from other EU countries have won an important Appeal Court case which entitles them to disability-related benefits in the UK from shortly after they arrived rather…

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WHO updates fact sheet on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (28 February 2019)

Originally posted on communitymedicine4asses:
The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its fact sheet on sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Background Information: More than 30 different bacteria, viruses and parasites are known to be transmitted through sexual contact. Eight of…

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