Ellie Simmonds and Olympic Stadium
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Atos protests and disability benefit payment changes

The success of British Paralympians is highlighting welfare reform, as major changes are proposed to the Disability Living Allowance and Incapacity Benefit.

There have been protests about the Atos IT firm which is carrying out checks for the government to decide who should receive benefits.

Susana Mendonca spoke to Tanvi Vyas, Mansoor Ahmad, Rupert Prokofiev from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign in the week when David Cameron told the House of Commons he was not cutting the money to support disabled people.


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  • 06 Sep 2012
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