Monthly Archives: June 2014

Protesters occupy Westminster against cuts to disability care funding

Reposted from the Guardian This protest is trending on twitter, but surprise, surprise no mention of it on BBC! Trends  · Change #BRAvsCHI Westminster Abbey #HowardWebb #TDP14 #tcot Brazil and Chile #penalties Omg Willian Pinilla Scolari There are approximately 200 police for … Continue reading

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6,000 complaints to the BBC regarding (non) coverage of anti austerity march

Owen Jones speaks to Samira Ahmed about the biased BBC not giving coverage to the anti austerity march through London last Saturday. He accuses the BBC of bias, supported by research from Cardiff University, which illustrated that the BBC were … Continue reading

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PM evades question about HMRC privatisation as strike continues

This government continue to cut public services to the bone whilst increasing payments to private companies… remember, it is YOUR personal details that these private companies will then have access to; your address, your national insurance number, your bank details, … Continue reading

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We can reduce the Welfare Budget by billions: simply get rid of Iain Duncan Smith

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
In March, MPs agreed a 2015-16 welfare cap of £119.5bn, which excluded the state pension and some unemployment benefits, such as Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and Housing Benefit paid to JSA claimants, but it covers all…

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Educating Dr Litchfield – a few facts about the Work Capability Assessment

Originally posted on Vox Political:
Dr Paul Litchfield. Ignorance is most definitely not bliss for Dr Paul Litchfield. The man was hand-picked by the Coalition government to review its hated Work Capability Assessment system of handling Employment and Support Allowance…

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Wonga ordered to pay £2.6m compensation after using fake law firms to chase debts

Reposted from the Indepedndent I’m glad that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have finally grown a pair and are sorting out these payday loan companies. As far as I am concerned, Wonga, along with many other payday loan companies are … Continue reading

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Pick your window Iain … you’re leaving!

Reposted from the Guardian The secretary of state for work and pensions is mainly worrying that people haven’t got the message that the project is on schedule. Photograph: Lee Thomas/ZUMA Press/Corbis Labour wishes the quiet man would go quietly. The … Continue reading

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