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UK health secretary Matt Hancock follows delay to GP data grab with campaign called ‘Data saves lives’ • The Register

https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/22/uk_health_secretary_data_saves_lives/ UK health secretary Matt Hancock follows delay to GP data grab with campaign called ‘Data saves lives’ • The Register

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DWP under no obligation to safeguard claimant lives by warning third parties about benefit terminations – FoI response

It’s a shocking fact – but given the number of DWP deaths we really shouldn’t be all that surprised. DWP has today admitted it is under no legal obligation to inform anyone about the termination of claimant benefits. The shocking … Continue reading

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High court judgement on 50swomen pension’s cannot stand – Jocelynne Scutt tells CEDAW People’s Tribunal

Dr Jocelynne Scutt The president of the Cedaw People’s Tribunal, and a former judge, Jocelynne Scutt, said today that the decision by the Court of Appeal to turn down the judicial review into the handling of the rise of the … Continue reading

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Starmer channels Owen Smith with ice-cream themed begging letter

Channelling the spirit of Owen SmithKeir Starmer has been sending round the begging bowl again, as Labour’s finances continue to fall apart and the party faces bankruptcy because of the precedent set by Starmer’s legal capitulation to right-wing former staff … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust: Chapman removed as ‘closest aide’ by Starmer

But who’s left to sack after Batley and Spen? Keir Starmer has removed his ‘closest aide’ from her role, as panic continues to spread through his theoretically-named ‘LOTO’ [leader of the opposition] office, following Labour’s disastrous loss in the Hartlepool … Continue reading

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Johnson to strip Electoral Commission of power to prosecute after it threatens action over his flat

Of course Boris Johnson is taking away the Electoral Commission’s power to prosecute people because it criticised him. It’s what he does. Look at his current attack on the courts’ powers of judicial review. That happened entirely because judicial reviews … Continue reading

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Beckett grassroots form new working-class pro-democracy movement against union machine politics

Howard Beckett’s grassroots campaign teams have founded a new, working-class pro-democracy movement with the aim of preventing ‘machine politics’ from destroying democracy with trade unions, following his decision this morning to step out of the Unite leadership contest. Beckett’s former … Continue reading

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Why the Tory DWP doesn’t want you knowing how many people died in jobcentres

For some time we have been gathering data on how many people had died in jobcentres in 2017 and 2018. The DWP provided us with the figures for East London, West London, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of … Continue reading

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Turner non-response on refusal of Beckett’s offers continues – despite read-receipts on WhatsApp questions

Evolve’s screenshots show Turner or his campaign have read press enquiries One of the messages to Turner’s campaign numbers – two ticks showing it was both received and readThis afternoon, Skwawkbox revealed that left favourite Howard Beckett had offered to … Continue reading

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Breaking: Cummings WhatsApp messages show Johnson calling Hancock ‘totally f***ing hopeless’

Yet Johnson didn’t sack the hopeless Health Secretary as tens of thousands died needlessly WhatsApp messages released today by former Downing Street puppeteer Dominic Cummings reveal that Boris Johnson called Health Secretary Matt Hancock “totally f***ing hopeless”: Image enhanced for … Continue reading

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