Some more .... today's Guardian ... Debbie Abrahams , Shadow Works and Pensions Secretary ... a little like calling the kettle black if one goes back a decade or more ... " New " Labour created the groundwork without asking the obvious question ... " How do we implement this without causing economic...
An updated report from the BBC & The Guardian : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41284780 https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/15/charities-condemn-rejection-of-changes-to-lobbying-act Charity anger at ministers' refusal to relax lobbying rules [/color][/b] The charities claim legislat...
Many names ( And activists ) from those halycon daze ... or should that be days ? A couple only recently departed from the Forum , well known and respected by many posters. Even Gavin MacGregor , the last " Red " who found the time to interact with us mere posters. In many ways , those now grandmot...
Often refered to in some of my postings , a link to it's introduction on this Forum now a decade ago : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/news-and-campaigns/campaigns-petitions/carers-letter-for-mps-etc-303 The benchmark for carers acting together ? Probably but .... there is always those that follow t...
Amanda's petition .... one recent response : Graham Gardiner, CEO Age UK Lambeth 2 days ago As CEO of Age UK Lambeth, I am pleased to be able to support this petition. We support hundreds of carers every year, and believe that concessionary travel for carers would be enormously beneficial. Especiall...
Move over Boris , there's a new " Buffon " on the block : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jacob-rees-mogg-uk-food-bank-uplifting-conservative-mp-leader-a7946096.html Jacob Rees Mogg says UK food bank use is 'rather uplifting'. The multi-millionare MP said the rise in food bank use show...
More on this important Issue from today's Independent : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/universal-credit-delays-benefit-claimants-rent-arrears-mps-work-pensions-committee-a7944331.html Universal Credit delays leave claimants to 'drop off a cliff' in rent arrears, hear MPs, It comes aft...
More on the impact of PIPs from today's Independent : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/disability-benefits-health-worsen-survey-tories-conservative-a7945356.html Almost 80% of people on disability benefits 'have seen health worsen since introduction of Tories' new system'. Research from...
Interesting one from today's Independent laying bare where the Government's priority on housing really lies : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/affordable-housing-spending-private-tory-government-a7945616.html Government spends four times more subsidising private housing than building af...
Just shows no harm in messaging anyone think could support us Your learning fast ... technique used since the halycon days of CarerWatch , and in the early days of this thread when this Issue came to my attention. Trouble is , they tend to be treated as " Spam " unless the subject matter is clearly...