The Great Disability Scam?

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Duration: 30 minutes

Only half of all people with a disability are in work. Panorama investigates if one of the government's most ambitious welfare reforms, costing billions of pounds, can solve the problem of disability unemployment. Reporter Sam Poling reveals the private companies who are getting rich from the new reforms despite only being able to get a small fraction of disabled people back to work, and speaks to the charities who feel the most vulnerable in our society are being failed.

  • The Great Disability Scam? - Kate's Story

    Producer Kate Ansell is disabled and was part of the team who worked on Panorama: The Great Disability Scam? In a blog for BBC Ouch! she unpacks some of the programme's findings and gives her personal view on working in the media as a disabled person.


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