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Is the governments proposed pandemic roadmap doomed to failure?

Covid 19 infection rates have been falling across the UK as a result of the national lockdown. Thanks to the NHS the vaccination programme is making good progress and so far appears to be reaching their expected targets. The national … Continue reading

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Hancock LIED when he said there was never a national PPE shortage. Here’s the evidence. Now demand his resignation

The Death Health Secretary is trying to rewrite history: Health Secretary Matt Hancock shamelessly refuses to apologize, show any regret or remorse for breaking the law, says what he did was in national interest & tries to rewrite history saying … Continue reading

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Our new report calls for the £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended – The Trussell Trust

Our new report calls for the £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended Our new report calls for the £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended – The Trussell Trust

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GP surgeries are being privatised by the Tories. Do you really want your healthcare dictated by profit?

Doctors’ surgeries across the UK are being bought up and run for profit by private firms – including at least one from the United States. American health insurance giant Centene has just taken over 49 NHS GP practices. In the … Continue reading

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Covid: 150,000 With Learning Disabilities To Be Prioritised For Vaccine

Everyone on the GP learning disability register should be prioritised for a Covid vaccine, the joint committee on vaccination has advised the government. This means 150,000 people at higher risk with severe disabilities will be offered a jab more quickly … Continue reading

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Universal Credit – ‘Blunt, bureaucratic and broken: how Universal Credit is failing people in vulnerable situations’ – Z2K.org (Zacchaeus 2000 Trust)

Universal Credit Universal Credit – ‘Blunt, bureaucratic and broken: how Universal Credit is failing people in vulnerable situations’ – Z2K.org (Zacchaeus 2000 Trust)

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Breaking: Left-wing members win double court victory vs Labour

Win includes cost award after party attempt to have case dismissed early falls flat Win includes cost award after party attempt to have case delayed falls flat A left group of suspended and expelled Labour members has won a significant … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson’s ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown ignores the science YET AGAIN and the death toll could be huge

Scientists have warned that Boris Johnson’s plan to end lockdown restrictions will cause a huge increase in Covid-19 hospitalisations – even in the most optimistic scenarios. So much for “following the science”, eh? It seems that The government’s Scientific Advisory … Continue reading

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Windfall tax on pandemic profits should wipe out Covid-19 related debt says McDonnell

A former Shadow Chancellor has proposed a radical set of plans to clear the debt created by the Tory government’s cack-handed handling of the Covid-19 crisis. John McDonnell pointed out that the richest firms in the UK have profited hand-over-fist … Continue reading

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Face masks in classrooms “devastating” for deaf children

A press release:   The National Deaf Children’s Society has responded to reports that face masks will be mandatory in secondary school classrooms when schools return on March 8th. Ian Noon, Head of Policy at the National Deaf Children’s Society, … Continue reading

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