Monthly Archives: September 2016

Concentrix and the Tax Credit scandal

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
This is from my facebook feed this morning. “I have a concern regarding sorting out getting swept up in a Concentrix fishing expedition that has currently stopped my Tax Credits, before I get moved to…

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Report on the UK Government’s failing human rights record submitted to UN

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
A coalition of 175 civil society organisations has raised grave concern about the impact of the government’s welfare “reforms” and living standards in the UK, hate crimes, deteriorating prison conditions, stop and search powers and…

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I went undercover at the Labour Party conference, and what I saw left me speechless [IMAGES] | The Canary

Originally posted on Tory Britain! :
I went undercover at the Labour Party conference, and what I saw left me speechless [IMAGES] from The Canary on 28th September 2016 Source: I went undercover at the Labour Party conference, and what I…

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Stop British weapons for Saudi war on Yemen, Corbyn says

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/prCkjLTIoYk This video from Britain says about itself: Saudi Arabia arms sales: could British bombs end up killing civilians in Yemen? 16 December 2015 Why is the British government still selling arms to…

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Politicians never lie – they just euphemise. 14 of the best …

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
We’re in a post-truth age of politics. And just to prove it – here are 14 of the best euphemisms used by politicians to avoid admitting they told lies: ? It wasn’t a lie, it…

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New Brexit report highlights ‘concerns and opportunities’ for disabled people

Originally posted on Same Difference:
A press release from the Papworth Trust: A new report setting out both the “concerns and opportunities” for disabled people in the aftermath of Brexit has been released by leading disability charity Papworth Trust. The…

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Debbie Abrahams MP Tells Conference Labour Would Scrap The WCA

Originally posted on Same Difference:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9NsPdbzWMQ If accessing the video is difficult, you can read the speech here.

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No more human rights? Wait. No more lawyers??

UK Human Rights Blog Not only is God dead, says Israeli professor Yuval Noah Hariri, but humanism is on its way out, along with its paraphernalia of human rights instruments and lawyers for their implementation and enforcement. Whilst they and … Continue reading

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NEC gerrymander not power-grab? So why all the speakers for it Corbyn-haters?

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SKWAWKBOX At this morning’s session of Labour’s annual conference, there was a bitter battle to try to prevent the forcing-through of a ‘pre-pack’ of NEC rule changes, rather than a proper, democratic debate on each rule change. This bundling of … Continue reading

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Patronage beats democracy as rule change means Corbyn loses majority on Labour’s NEC | Vox Political #Labour

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