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Tory Candidate Tells Foodbank Users To Take Out Payday Loan

The Conservative Candidate for Broxtowe has come under heavy criticism after footage emerged in which he blamed foodbank users woes on their lack of budgeting skills. He then offered up what he thought was a solution; that they take out a payday loan to buy food. Former RAF Logistics Officer Darren Henry is the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Broxtowe. He

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Tory MPs Ignore Debate On Work Capability Assessments

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Yesterday saw MPs debate 10-years of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) that sick and disabled benefit claimants go through. Despite the mountain of evidence that WCA cause harm to claimants, excluding the minister responding, not one Tory MP thought it worthwhile attending the debate. Conservative MPs rarely, if ever, take part in debates about welfare unless they’re there to defend

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Tory MP’s shocking response to concern about Stroke Unit closure

Sir Roger Gale Stroke Unit

Tory MP and supposed Knight of the Realm Sir Roger Gale, sent a response to a constituent that only be described as contemptuous. Sir Roger had received an email from a constituent who was concerned about the planned closure of the Stoke Unit at the QEQM Hospital in Margate. He responded with a short sharp message blowing them off. Specialist

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Failure to act on Johnson’s Islamophobic comments show May only cares about herself

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In the latest Tory Islamophobia scandal rather than calling for Boris Johnson to apologize or face disciplinary action, some MP’s have gone full Barry Stanton and backed him.  More importantly no action or investigation has even been launched against the former Foreign Secretary in what can only be seen as another sign of weakness & fear by the PM. Despite being told

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Penny Mordaunt heads Global Disability Summit despite always voting to cut disability benefits.

Penny Mordaunt Global Disability Summit

Tuesday sees the UK Department for International Development (UK DFID), along with co-hosts International Disability Alliance (IDA), and the Government of Kenya  host the first-ever Global Disability Summit in London, UK. The program however shows it’s not very globally oriented. So the much publicized Global Disability Summit is upon us. On tuesday “high level” disability experts and companies will come together to

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