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Disabled or Faking It?

Declan Lawn reports on plans to get millions of people claiming disability benefits back into work. But will new assessment tests victimise those who deserve the most support?

Panorama investigates the government's plans to end the so-called 'sick note culture' and their attempts to get millions of people off disability benefits and into work. In Britain's modern welfare state, millions are being paid to private companies to assess sick and disabled claimants but is the system working? Or are new tests wrongly victimising those who deserve support the most?

30 minutes



Role Contributor
Reporter Declan Lawn
Reporter Declan Lawn