Tag Archives: Court of Appeal

Judge, jury and executioner.

Reposted from The Independent I don’t know what this man was in prison for and I don’t want to know … we are all innocent until presumed guilty after all … aren’t we? Security camera footage showed the officers stripping … Continue reading

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Bedroom tax “saints” take fight to the Court of Appeal

Reposted from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) // Two grandparents and their severely disabled grandson hit by the bedroom tax won the right today to take their case to the Court of Appeal. The Court ruled that the Rutherford family, … Continue reading

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It’s official … this government SUPPORT domestic violence!

Reposted from Inside Housing Domestic violence victim loses High Court bedroom tax case. A mother living in a domestic abuse ‘sanctuary scheme’ has lost her landmark challenge against the bedroom tax, in a blow to similar services across the country. … Continue reading

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Workfare bidders – Yet another monumental waste of taxpayers money

In June 2014, Frank Zola via the Information Commissioners Office, appealed to the General Regulatory Chamber Tribunal to force DWP to release details of the Workfare exploiters  successful bidders. DWP had originally turned down the request, on the grounds that … Continue reading

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The dodgy house of Vodafone

Reblogged from UKUncut   In this guest blog Richard Brooks, author of The Great Tax Robbery, explains why Vodafone’s tax dodge is still so scandalous. Vodafone epitomises 21st century international corporate tax avoidance. When the company took over German engineering company Mannesmann in … Continue reading

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Benefit cuts groups vow to fight on

Reposted from Reuters  The Court of Appeal has upheld the legality of Government cutbacks in the benefits system that campaigners say are pushing people “to breaking point”. Christian leaders have warned that “cutbacks and failures” in the system are forcing … Continue reading

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