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Time for the UK Government do its homework on disability rights

Equalities & Human Rights Commission

“The Committee expects the State Party to – without hesitation – develop and decide upon a concrete strategy … to fully acknowledge and implement the Convention … Hereby I send you home with your homework.” 434 more words

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Tory government branded 'scandalous' as it's accused of telling Carillion workers 'here’s the Jobcentre address'

A union chief said the response for at least 8,500 private sector workers who face losing their jobs today is “wholly inadequate and frankly inept” 790 more words

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Taxpayers to foot £200bn bill for PFI contracts

Taxpayers to foot £200bn bill for PFI contracts – audit office

Cost of privately financing projects ‘can be 40% higher’ than using public money

Taxpayers will be forced to hand over nearly £200bn to contractors under private finance deals for at least 25 years, according to a report by Whitehall’s spending watchdog.

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Disability benefit claimants not being paid enough to live on, campaigners warn

Some 60% of people claiming the main long-term sickness benefit believe the amount of money they get is not enough to live on, according to a major new survey. 817 more words

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Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May private firms running public services must be 'shown the door'

‘This isn’t one isolated case of government negligence and corporate failure – it’s broken system’ Private firms running public services must be “shown the door” to prevent a repeat of the Carillion debacle, Jeremy Corbyn has told Theresa May. 362 more words

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Tory MP tears into Boris Johnson over deliberate deception' about £350m NHS claim

Tory MP tears into Boris Johnson over ‘disgraceful, entirely deliberate deception’ on £350m NHS claim

A senior Conservative MP has hit out at Boris Johnson… 590 more words

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