Browsing: Chris Grayling

Crime Head and shoulders of David Barr wearing a blue woollen hat
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A physiotherapist took just 35 minutes to carry out a face-to-face assessment that led to a man with complex mental health problems being found “fit for work”, a decision that appears to have triggered his suicide. Last week, the parents of David Barr (pictured), from Glenrothes, Fife, called for former work and pensions ministers
Crime Iain Duncan Smith head and shoulders
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Scottish police are assessing whether to launch a criminal investigation into the failure of two government ministers to address a coroner’s concerns about the safety of the “fitness for work” test a failure which may have caused “countless deaths”. Disabled activist John McArdle, co-founder of the user-led campaign network Black Triangle, lodged a complaint
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