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  1. Our present government (and possibly previous ones, I wouldn’t know) has form on wilfully ignoring warnings about retrogression in internationally-agreed rights that they are committed to progressive realisation of. Just look at the JCHR’s examination of UNCRPD rights. Government couldn’t give a fig, and described instruments like UNCRPD (and presumably would apply the same thought to ICESCR) as “soft law”.

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  4. Rachael Stanley

    “So this is the nasty Morton’s fork thinking behind the bedroom tax – we will charge you extra so you will be forced out of your home. If you can pay the extra, it will prove you don’t need housing benefit in the first place.”

    Couldn’t put it better myself. If you float, you’re a witch. If you drown, oh dear…

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