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Disability reviews not carried out by dependability company

Mon, 14 Mar 2016


Dependability Limited has no involvement in the assessment process of people who claim Disability Living Allowance.

Treasury has confirmed the controversial company - which it appointed to carry out checks on incapacity benefit claimants - is totally separate.

Disability living allowance is a benefit paid to people who become disabled or terminally ill before the age of 65 - claims are normally valid for a three year period before being reviewed.

Minister Eddie Teare said he's confident the right people are carrying out the checks:

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