Fury as boss of Atos gets £280k pay rise while thousands of Scots are plunged into poverty by their benefits assessment tests

THE BOSS of Atos has been awarded a £280,000 pay rise after his firm helped to heap misery on thousands of disabled people who are deemed fit for work. … Continue readingFury as boss of Atos gets £280k pay rise while thousands of Scots are plunged into poverty by their benefits assessment tests

As Miliband crosses the Rubicon bragging that Labour will not reverse any of Osborne’s cuts; SNP and Kirk announce strong focus on Jimmy Reid Foundation paper ‘The Scottish Commonweal’

  Miliband: Labour won’t reverse Osborne’s cuts Tom Gordon   Scottish Political Editor   Sunday 23 June 2013    

Continue readingAs Miliband crosses the Rubicon bragging that Labour will not reverse any of Osborne’s cuts; SNP and Kirk announce strong focus on Jimmy Reid Foundation paper ‘The Scottish Commonweal’

‘Waiting for the Great Recession train to crash ~ How the poorest are about to be hit the hardest and how we can prevent this’

  LSE Blog Admin June 18 2013 Karen Rowlingson argues that the unprecedented reforms to the social security system are set have the

Continue reading‘Waiting for the Great Recession train to crash ~ How the poorest are about to be hit the hardest and how we can prevent this’

‘GPs not ‘supporting’ Atos disabled patients’ : Black Triangle Campaign to enter into talks with Glasgow LMC and Scottish BMA leaders

  Dear Members and Supporters On Friday 7th June we were reliably informed by a Glasgow GP that posters effectively

Continue reading‘GPs not ‘supporting’ Atos disabled patients’ : Black Triangle Campaign to enter into talks with Glasgow LMC and Scottish BMA leaders

Woman was jailed in secret by Court of Protection after daring attempt to save dad with dementia who had told her “if someone doesn’t get me out of here I’m going to hang myself”

“He was a total zombie when I went to visit him. He was really depressed in there, he wanted to kill himself.” He told his daughter Wanda “if someone doesn’t get me out of here I’m going to hang myself” … Continue readingWoman was jailed in secret by Court of Protection after daring attempt to save dad with dementia who had told her “if someone doesn’t get me out of here I’m going to hang myself”

Daily Record: Treatment of amputee Andrew McIntyre highlights just how cruel the bedroom tax really is but Ed Miliband and Ed Balls’ firm have to answer what they would do about the hated bedroom tax

  Record View: Bedroom tax’s trail of misery   10 Jun 2013 07:46     THE callous bedroom tax continues

Continue readingDaily Record: Treatment of amputee Andrew McIntyre highlights just how cruel the bedroom tax really is but Ed Miliband and Ed Balls’ firm have to answer what they would do about the hated bedroom tax

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