It has long been feared that the current benefit rules would mean people marked ‘fit for work’ by the biased and unfit-for-purpose work capability assessment system would then lose ALL state support, as the fact that they are disabled – clear to anybody except those with a vested interest in denying it – means they cannot claim Jobseekers Allowance.
The contradictory nature of the Coalition government’s benefit policy is laid bare for all to see. Perhaps another appeal to the UN or European Union on human rights grounds should now be considered?