Young woman who committed suicide was called ‘a f****** waste of space’ by mental health worker

Young woman who committed suicide was called ‘a f****** waste of space’ by mental health worker

Politics and Insights The  Mirror reports: “In the UK the number of ­women taking their own lives has grown steadily since 2011. Mental health issues make up 23 per cent of those with health problems making contact with the NHS. But mental health provision has received only 13 per cent of the overall funding. Since 2011 the number of beds for mental health patients has fallen by 8 per cent.” Last year female suicides hit…

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Hypocritical Lord Tebbit employs migrant workers on minimum wages to look after sick wife

Hypocritical Lord Tebbit employs migrant workers on minimum wages to look after sick wife

Pride’s Purge Former Thatcher minister Lord Tebbit yesterday criticised peers during the Brexit debate in the House of Lords for “thinking of nothing but the rights of foreigners.” Yet hypocritical Tebbit is quite happy to use migrant carers on minimum wages  – in other words “foreigners” from countries like the Czech Republic, Slovakia and South Africa – to look after his sick wife Margaret. One of the carers Lord Tebbit employed was Czech citizen Marketa Ziskova…

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WHEN THE DWP DECIDE YOU ARE JUST NOT SICK ENOUGH-EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE!

WHEN THE DWP DECIDE YOU ARE  JUST NOT SICK ENOUGH-EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE!

blueannoyed Joanne Lee Stephens was utterly disgusted and posted on social media disability forum the plight of her brother Edward Lee failing his assessment. This is my brother Edward Lee who was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw and Lymph Nodes. On the 04/01/2017 my brother was admitted to hospital for an operation to save his life. On the 5/01/2017 my brother had his operation and very ill when he left theatre. On the 6/1/2017…

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Speculation grows that Tameside A&E has been identified for a possible downgrade or for closure by the Government — Andrew Gwynne MP

Speculation grows that Tameside A&E has been identified for a possible downgrade or for closure by the Government — Andrew Gwynne MP

Speculation is rising that Tameside Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Unit could join 23 other A&E units across the country that have been identified for a possible downgrade or closure according to an analysis of new documents revealed by iNews. (1) A detailed analysis of plans to remodel the NHS across England show that 24 emergency […] via Speculation grows that Tameside A&E has been identified for a possible downgrade or for closure by the Government —…

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All charges dropped v #Wallasey CLP. When will it be reinstated – and false accusers punished?

All charges dropped v #Wallasey CLP. When will it be reinstated – and false accusers punished?

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX: News has emerged today that all allegations against Wallasey CLP (constituency Labour party) have ‘collapsed’ because of their complete lack of substance and the failure to follow party procedures, such as reporting alleged homophobia to the police, even though this was demanded by Labour rules and by the CLP executive. The NEC… via All charges dropped v #Wallasey CLP. When will it be reinstated – and false accusers punished? — Wirral…

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“Where’s our social care sweetheart deal?” – MP Gwynne

“Where’s our social care sweetheart deal?” – MP Gwynne

Denton and Reddish MP, Andrew Gwynne, has reacted angrily to the discovery that the government has apparently offered Conservative-led Surrey Council special terms to back down on a proposal to increase council tax by 15 percent in order to deal with the social care crisis. Read the full story at “Where’s our social care sweetheart deal?” – MP Gwynne — Andrew Gwynne MP

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Time To Sack This One Trick Pony Chancellor With A One Track Mind

Time To Sack This One Trick Pony Chancellor With A One Track Mind

Well the inevitable happened finally. Yesterday Moody’s downgraded Britain’s Triple AAA credit rating. In 2010 Chancellor George Osborne made it the measure with which him and his Prime Minister should be judged. They embarked on an ideological crusade of cuts as they imposed the most draconian austerity measures in modern times. They insisted that this would balance the budget within four years and bring prosperity back to Britain. George became the darling of an international…

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An Open Letter to The Right Hon Ed Miliband MP

An Open Letter to The Right Hon Ed Miliband MP

“We do not believe that in this country freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few. We recognize that no matter how responsibly we live our lives, any one of us at any time may face a job loss, or a sudden illness, or a home swept away in a terrible storm. The commitments we make to each other through Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security, these things do not sap our…

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