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Chief supports use of incapacity benefit assessors

Mon, 22 Feb 2016


External incapacity benefit assessors have their place in the system.

That's according to the Chief Minister - he says the controversial process is aimed at helping people re-take control of their lives.

Calls for assessments by Dependability Limited to be suspended have been rejected by Tynwald - instead the matter, which has caused a political storm, has been deferred to next month's sitting.

Allan Bell says in the meantime there'll be no change and people will continue to be treated with sensitivity: 

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