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Benefits and Poverty Stephen Carre smiling and stroking a black cat

Disabled activists have called for ministers to face a criminal investigation, over their apparent failure to hand a crucial coroner’s report about the discredited “fitness for work” test to their own independent expert. Earlier this week, a Disability News Service (DNS) investigation revealed that work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith and employment minister
Benefits and Poverty Head and shoulders of Chris Grayling talking

Ministers appear to have allowed a controversial disability benefits assessment to be rolled out to hundreds of thousands of long-term claimants with mental health conditions, even though a coroner had warned it was a threat to their lives. Employment minister Chris Grayling (pictured) and work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith decided in the summer of