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Benefits and Poverty Undercover footage shows Barham at a desk, with the following words at the bottom of the screen: 'The money? It was ridiculous. I was getting around twenty grand a month most months.'
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A disgraced former disability assessor and paramedic has avoided being struck off, despite a tribunal concluding that he made offensive remarks about disabled benefit claimants. Alan Barham was sacked by the government outsourcing giant Capita last year after being exposed by an undercover reporter working for Channel 4’s Dispatches. He later contacted Disability News
Benefits and Poverty Neil Coyle speaking during a committee evidence session
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A Labour MP is to push for a Commons debate on evidence of widespread dishonesty among healthcare professionals who assess disabled people for the government’s new personal independence payment (PIP). Disability News Service (DNS) has been investigating allegations that healthcare professionals working for government contractors Atos and Capita have been lying in their assessment
Benefits and Poverty Entrance to DWP's Caxton House HQ
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The government and its private sector contractors are refusing to investigate claims of widespread dishonesty in the benefits assessment industry, despite Disability News Service (DNS) collecting more than 200 such cases. The cases have been compiled during a DNS investigation into allegations that healthcare professionals working for outsourcing giants Capita and Atos have been
Benefits and Poverty Outside view of the Houses of Parliament
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Statements submitted to MPs have provided further evidence of widespread dishonesty among healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefit assessments, but their inquiry has had to be abandoned because of the prime minister’s decision to call a general election. Despite its inquiry into the personal independence payment (PIP) assessment process having to be scrapped,
Benefits and Poverty An Atos sign
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The former civil servant commissioned by the government to review its new disability benefit has refused to accept there is any dishonesty among the healthcare professionals who carry out assessments, despite being shown significant evidence of wrongdoing. Disability News Service (DNS) has twice contacted Paul Gray’s personal independence payment (PIP) review team with evidence
Benefits and Poverty Frank Field speaking at a session of the work and pensions committee
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A committee of MPs is seeking fresh evidence about a disability benefit assessment process, but again appears to be trying to dodge concerns about dishonesty among the healthcare professionals who carry out the tests. Disability News Service (DNS) has provided the Commons work and pensions select committee with substantial evidence of widespread dishonesty among
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