Daily Archives: February 27, 2014

Government Flood Insurance Scheme Extended To Cover Most Expensive Homes After Cameron Steps In

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‘Stop The War Coalition’ Is Still Gunning For Blair After All These Years

More column inches about Blair again and picked up by Stop the War Coalition.  People still take time out to vent their feelings about his betrayal of their vote and his spectacular chutzpah since leaving office.  The article starts by … Continue reading

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Failed ATOS Now Put In Charge Of NHS Care-Data IT System

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/atos-to-manage-nhs-caredata-project-despite-ongoing-mess-over-disability-benefit-assessments-9153885.html IR Comment:  ‘They should only attach the following tags to the metadata: year of birth, gender and first half of post code. That is sufficient for medical and research purposes. To use DOB, NHS number and full post code … Continue reading

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Francesca Martinez Has Secured A Landmark Parliamentary Debate For Disabled People

Thanks to NLAT for the link and the picture of that ‘turnout’ for it. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/26/francesca-martinez-comedian-welfare-cuts-disabled-people Mike Sivier at J4J followed the ‘WOW’ debate.  MS Comment:  ‘The motion for the government to commission a cumulative impact assessment has been passed – … Continue reading

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