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May refuses to confirm she’ll fit #sprinklers to tower blocks #Grenfell

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Chris Williamson, newly-returned MP for Derby North, asked Theresa May a straight question in the House of Commons today. That he didn’t receive a straight answer will surprise no one who’s paid any attention to…

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May refuses to confirm she’ll fit #sprinklers to tower blocks #Grenfell

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Chris Williamson, newly-returned MP for Derby North, asked Theresa May a straight question in the House of Commons today. That he didn’t receive a straight answer will surprise no one who’s paid any attention to…

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Judicial review rules benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
The  Conservatives have been dealt a blow by a high court judgement today, which ruled that the government’s highly controversial benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents with young children. The imposing of a benefit…

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Generous welfare benefits make people more likely to want to work, not less

Generous welfare benefit levels make people who are not in employment more likely to want to work rather than less, new research suggests. Source: Generous welfare benefits make people more likely to want to work, not less

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Channel4 ‘breaks’ #ToryDataBreach – but Canary showed Tories doing it 2 YRS ago

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Superb work by Channel 4 News in tonight’s broadcast showing that the Tories employed a company called Blue Telecoms to conduct paid canvassing thinly (and often very thinly) disguised as market research. The owner of Blue…

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#RMT: new #strikes, evidence of #DOO ‘collusion’ among ‘independent’ bodies

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The RMT rail union has announced three days of further strike action in its safety battle with rail operators over their push toward ‘driver-only operation’ (DOO) – as evidence emerges of ‘collusion’ among supposedly-independent rail…

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Video: expert breaks down as he tells of warning of ‘totally avoidable’ #Grenfell fire

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Any doubt that the terrible – and still grossly understated – death toll in the Grenfell Tower fire was avoidable has been swept away by a bleak and deeply moving video interview by fire protection…

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