DLA, Benefit changes and our Coalition Government.

I just wanted to share someone else’s blog article on the benefit changes for disabled people in the U.K, please read it… Benefit changes like this will affect a very large number of people including our children.

http://diaryofabenefitscrounger.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/cameron-and-paralympics.html?spref=fb

Thank you

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Should there be limits on social media? – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English

An interesting topic which affects almost everyone, should social media be policed? Will it offer protection? Control? Should policing be done by the social media companies or the police? Do we need new laws and control to match our new media? Are social media sites ‘public space’? And what consists of ‘Freedom of speak’?

Should there be limits on social media? – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English.

Who will win and who will lose out of the ‘Big Society’ agenda?

After there have been so many cut backs in the funding for youth and community projects all over the UK both within the public sector and within the voluntary sector it has come as a low blow to may organisations that the government may end up financing private sector projects instead…

Within funding available for working with young people as part of the big society agenda Serco and co have applied for  what may be £100m for two years. So where are youth and community services going now? Will private and voluntary projects work together in areas where public services have been taken? Or will voluntary and public services all buy into the private sector? One issue that cannot be ignored is that ‘One in 10 charities told researchers for a report by New Philanthropy Capital that they could close within the year due to cuts.’

All of the information above is a summary of issues within a Guardian article written by Daniel Boffey, the article can be found here http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/aug/05/serco-bid-national-citizen-service.