A shadow cabinet minister explains why government plans to ‘help’ disabled people are a con

The Conservative Party has announced a plan to get more disabled people into work. But Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Debbie Abrahams says the plan is “nothing more than a guise for more cuts”. “A guise for more cuts” In 2016, only 49% of disabled were employed. Now the government has published proposals to change all that. …

You may not have heard of the DWP’s latest ‘discreet’ project. But people are saying it’s ‘social engineering’.

An article on The Conversation has sparked controversy among campaigners, after it revealed the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been ‘discreetly‘ looking to change the way it pays benefit claimants. The cryptos are coming The article was about Govcoin, a mobile ‘blockchain’ app which would allow benefit claimants to access their money in …

Liam Gallagher has the real reason his brother Noel said ‘f*ck that communist Jeremy Corbyn’

Liam Gallagher may just have the real reason for Noel Gallagher’s attack on Jeremy Corbyn. Asked about his political views by Paste Magazine, Noel opened with: Fuck Jeremy Corbyn. He’s a Communist. But an earlier interview with his brother Liam shines a light on why Noel may think this. Speaking to NME in September, Liam called …

Lord Maginnis: UK must defend both dual nationals and native Iranians against human rights abuses

Member of the British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF) Lord Maginnis of Drumglass writes that efforts to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe must not be at the expense of the defence of every innocent person in Iran and that only domestic & international pressure 'will bring Iran to heel on all fronts'. Source: Poltiics Home Opinions Lord Maginnis: UK must defend both …

The hatred that links Britain First, the murder of Jo Cox and Trump’s America [TWEETS]

US President Donald Trump has been widely criticised for retweeting three videos originally tweeted by the deputy leader of far-right group Britain First (BF). But Trump has also shown sympathy for organisations in the US that, like BF, profess the same ideology that inspired Thomas Mair, the convicted killer of Labour MP Jo Cox. Trump …

Please spare a thought for The Daily Mail. It’s just had some very bad news. [IMAGES]

The Daily Mail received some very bad news on Thursday 30 November. So if you have a few spare nanoseconds, please spare a thought for the right-wing tabloid, as it’s currently going through a very distressing period. Boo-hoo The Daily Mail‘s parent company, Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT), which also owns The Mail on Sunday …

MPA highlights the importance of protecting Wharves and Railheads in London

Following the publication of the Mayor of London’s Draft London Plan, a new report from the Mineral Products Association highlights the critical importance to London of protecting wharves and railheads in the capital from other types of development. Source: Press Releases MPA highlights the importance of protecting Wharves and Railheads in London

End-of-life care can’t be compassionate without assisted dying [OPINION]

If end-of-life care in the UK is to be truly compassionate, then it must also include some form of assisted dying as an option. The state of Victoria in Australia has decided to legalise euthanasia. From 2019, terminally ill patients in the state will be able to make a request to take medication to end …

The Gambling Commission holds a 'Raising Standards' Conference

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling asks questions about the Gambling Commission and the ongoing consultation into the gambling sector. Source: Poltiics Home Opinions The Gambling Commission holds a 'Raising Standards' Conference

NEW: PoliticsHome By-election Breakdown 30/11/17

PoliticsHome looks at this week's local by-elections and predicts who's in, who's out, who's lost the plot. Source: Poltiics Home Opinions NEW: PoliticsHome By-election Breakdown 30/11/17