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The Royal Mail sale is grotesquely illogical

Guardian source … “There’s no way we will sell Royal Mail ‘on the cheap,’” promised the government in its “myth-busters” factsheet. Yet this is precisely what it is doing; the valuation is believed by many experts to be on the … Continue reading

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail has been almost universally condemned for attacking Ed Miliband through attacking his long-dead father. Ralph Miliband was a Marxist academic and activist, a Jewish immigrant to evade the Nazis and served in the British Royal Navy during … Continue reading

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Government forcing us to open NHS to competition, say commissioners

The government promised parliament that NHS competition would not be compulsory under their new laws. New evidence emerges today that these promises were false. Local health bosses are saying they are legally obliged to put NHS services out to competition, … Continue reading

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Government exposed by games over lobbying register

http://spinwatch.org/index.php/issues/lobbying/item/5530-government-exposed-by-games-over-lobbying-register By Tamasin Cave The government’s so-called ‘Lobbying Bill’ has provoked a furious response from charities and unions. They are right to be up in arms. The Bill couples a fake lobbying register with a very real assault on democracy … Continue reading

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Tory marginal MPs facing electoral axe because of NHS crises in their patch

http://www.opendemocracy.net/rachael-maskell/tory-marginal-mps-facing-electoral-axe-because-of-nhs-crises-in-their-patch by Racheal Maskell New research from Unite union predicts that the fate of 11 Tory MPs at the 2015 election could be strongly influenced by the rising tide of public concern about the state of the NHS in their areas. … Continue reading

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Child poverty UK

http://www.cpag.org.uk/child-poverty-facts-and-figures Child poverty facts and figures There are 3.5 million children living in poverty in the UK today. That’s 27 per cent of children, or more than one in four.1 There are even more serious concentrations of child poverty at a local … Continue reading

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Gagging Bill attack on democracy

The Gagging Bill is having it’s second reading today. Despite claims by the government that it has addressed concerns, the bill is still an assault on democratic campaigns while failing to address commercial and corporate lobbying .

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ATOS DWP appeal :: How to Appeal

The sequel to an earlier article ATOS DWP appeal :: How it works, this article suggests ways of appealing against ATOS and DWP decisions that disabled people do not have limited capability for work. A final article describes the appeal … Continue reading

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ATOS DWP appeal :: How it works

This article describes how the Atos Work Capabilities Assessment (WCA) and associated appeal system works and how the system is unfair and biased. A further article will look at how to appeal against a decision and use the appeal that … Continue reading

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I don’t want to do this any more

First revision 13 july 2013 I don’t want to do this any more. I would much prefer to be sailing. I’d like to buy a small boat but then I’d need to be working and earning. I’d like a regular … Continue reading

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UK politics news review

  Since the last UK politics news review the Labour party conference has ended and the Conservative scum conference has started. Towards the end of the Labour party conference there was the unveiling of familiar NHS imagery and the start … Continue reading

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UK political news review

UK Liberal-Democrat Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggests taxing the super-rich. The suggestion has unsurprisingly raised opposition from the Conservatives who are not afraid to call themselves Conservatives. This suggestion and Clegg’s opposition to a third runway at Heathrow … Continue reading

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NHS news review : ConDem scum withdraw claim that they are privatising the NHS

Conservative election poster 2010 The UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat(Conservative) coalition government – the ConDems’ – brutal attack on the National Health Service continues. Update: Lansley does not withdraw the 49% cap on private patients. What’s going on? Did they do a … Continue reading

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NHS news review : ConDem scum privatise the NHS

Conservative election poster 2010 The UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat(Conservative) coalition government – the ConDems’ – brutal attack on the National Health Service continues. So far the New Statesman and the Financial Times have noticed that Lansley is to announce today the … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat(Conservative) coalition government – the ConDems’ – brutal attack on the National Health Service.   ConDem scum plans to destroy the NHS are coming to fruition following … Continue reading

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“Shame on you, David Cameron – you are crippling the poor in London. Shame on you.”

http://www.itn.co.uk/uk/48717/Cameron+heckled+by+2012+volunteer David Cameron has been told he should be “ashamed of himself” as he was heckled during a speech to mark one month to go until the Olympics. Just seconds into the address to London 2012 employees, the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Cameron and the Tories attack the poor ::1

UK Tory Prime Minister David Cameron will today make a speech signalling his continuing attacks on the poor, youth and the vulnerable. Cameron will suggest witholding housing benefit to under 25s despite the fact that the vast majority of such … Continue reading

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