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Part of The Prime Minister Was Asked – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th April 2017.

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Photo of Steven Paterson Steven Paterson Scottish National Party, Stirling 12:00 am, 26th April 2017

My constituent, Mr Buchanan, has suffered several serious strokes and requires extensive care. He was deemed to have missed his appointment for an Atos assessment when Atos arrived early for the appointment and his carers had not yet helped him to get up. As a result, his benefits were stopped. Why is the Government’s welfare regime punishing vulnerable people like my constituent?