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Dr Sarah Woollaston Calls Obesity Sickness Benefit Loss Idea ‘Illegal’

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Senior Tory MP Sarah Wollaston has demanded that a Conservative proposal to cut benefits for obese people, drug addicts and alcoholics is dropped immediately. The chair of the Health Committee has written to David Cameron…

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BBC Radio Host Michael Buerk Says ‘Let Fat People Die To Save The NHS Money’

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Mochael Buerk, host of BBC Radio 4’s The Moral Maze, has made some outrageous comments about obesity. He said the state should let fat people die to save the NHS money and that obesity should…

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Great Tastes of America: The New York Stack

Originally posted on Nathan Lee Davies:
DISCLAIMER: The following blog is written totally independently from McDonald’s Corporation. Great Tastes of America is a registered trademark and I am not associated with the product line in any way. I am not…

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Cut Sexual Health Services Over Our Dead Bodies!

Originally posted on ACT UP London:
On March 28th, ACT UP London hosted a film screening followed by a panel discussion at The Cinema Museum in Kennington – ‘Cut Sexual Health Services Over Our Dead Bodies’. We were inspired by…

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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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