Unemployed Disabled People (Welfare Support)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 14th June 2010.

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Photo of Robert Smith Robert Smith Liberal Democrat, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 2:30 pm, 14th June 2010

In looking at the support for those with disability, will the Minister ensure that the work capability test is reviewed in order to see how it applies to cancer patients facing chemotherapy? At the moment, they seem to be assessed as fit for work when they are quite clearly going to be unfit and unable to work.