New Clause 3 — Assessment of limited capability for work

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 9th January 2007.

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Photo of Lynne Jones Lynne Jones Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak 4:45 pm, 9th January 2007

In citing that example, does my hon. Friend agree that it is important not to give the impression that there are large numbers of people in receipt of incapacity benefit who are fit for work? In all my time as a Member of Parliament, I have never experienced anybody coming to my surgery who would in any way fit into that category of claimant.