Monthly Archives: January 2016

#Legalaid reforms scrapped by Michael Gove as he is besieged by 99 court challenges | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/01/28/legal-aid-reforms-scrapped-by-michael-gove-as-he-is-besieged-by-99-court-challenges/

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Lord #Freud is really Diana Ross – SPeye Joe (Welfarewrites) #Housing

https://speye.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/lord-freud-is-really-diana-ross/

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Macclesfield’s Grosvenor Shopping Centre Has Banned Customers In Wheelchairs And Mobility Scooters

Originally posted on Same Difference:
This is unbelievable. It is blatant disability discrimination. Turn the lifts off if you have to but make other access arrangements or adjustments. There is absolutely no excuse for banning disabled customers. If the centre is not…

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A look back at the startling failure of the bedroom tax

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Yesterday’s ruling should see the policy abolished To those who have campaigned against the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ from the beginning, Wednesday’s decision by the appeal court to rule the policy discriminatory and unlawful will come…

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Legal aid reforms scrapped by Michael Gove

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
A major restructuring of the criminal legal aid system in England and Wales has been scrapped, Justice Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed. Mr Gove said he had “decided not to go ahead” with plans to…

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Savage Social Care Cuts A ‘Silent Catastrophe’ For Vulnerable People

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Damning new report highlights the catastrophic human cost of social care cuts on vulnerable groups. Cuts to social care spending in Cambridgeshire are intensifying the “catastrophe” for vulnerable people and families throughout the county, according…

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UK’s economic growth slowed by nearly a quarter since 2014 | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/01/28/uks-economic-growth-slowed-by-nearly-a-quarter-since-2014/

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Sense Responds To Last Night’s Lords Vote On ESA Cuts

Originally posted on Same Difference:
A press release: ? National deafblind charity, Sense, has welcomed the news the government have been defeated in the Lords over plans to cut the benefits of people with illness and disabilities. Ministers want to…

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Iain Duncan Smith accused of writing ‘blank cheque’ to lawyers to defend #bedroomtax in court | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/01/28/iain-duncan-smith-accused-of-writing-blank-cheque-to-lawyers-to-defend-bedroom-tax-in-court/

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Jeremy #Hunt scolded by High Court judge over ‘inappropriate’ tweet during NHS manslaughter trial | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/01/28/jeremy-hunt-scolded-by-high-court-judge-over-inappropriate-tweet-during-nhs-manslaughter-trial/

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