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Atos ends controversial fit-to-work tests contract

IT company Atos has ended its contract with the Government over controversial assessments of whether benefits claimants are fit to work. Disability campaigners have described the tests as "ridiculously harsh and extremely unfair".

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Labour: Changing Atos contract 'is not enough'

People have been badly let down by Atos which is why Labour has repeatedly called on the Government to sack them with immediate effect.

But changing the contract isn’t enough. It’s time for the Government to reform fundamentally Work Capability Assessments so that disabled people who can work are given support they need to find a job.

– Kate Green MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Minister

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