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'Consideration' handed to benefit claimants deemed 'fit-to-work'

Sat, 13 Feb 2016


Treasury insists its treatment of benefit claimants deemed 'fit-to-work' is more considerate than the UK provision.

The Celtic League is making fresh calls to ditch Dependability Ltd. - joining Liberal Vannin and the Manx Labour Party in condemning it. 

The Social Security division of Treasury refutes the claims, insisting the nursing staff making case-by-case judgments are qualified to advise government.

MLC Bill Henderson says it has as much influence as local GPs and specialists in making a decision - he tells us claimants are well catered for: 

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