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DWP criticised for handling of fit-to-work assessments

According to MPs, poor decision making by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is harming the effectiveness of Work Capability Assessments. A report by the public accounts commitment has blamed the DWP’s handling of disability benefit tests for creating “misery and hardship” for some claimants. The committee questioned the accuracy of assessments, with nearly…