Disability assessment debate

A debate will take place in the House of Commons today about assessments for people with disabilities on their fitness for work. The company which carries out assessments for work capability, Atos, has been widely criticised.

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MS Society: 'People should be assessed'

The controversial test on whether people are fit to work will be debated in the House of Commons today.

Speaking to ITV Daybreak, Simon Gillespie from the MS Society said that the criteria needs to be fitting for the task.

He added that people should be assessed in some way to ensure the benefits they receive are deserved.

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