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A talented musician battling mental health problems took his own life after he was ruled fit to work.

Aaron Lane, who won a place at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London in his 20s, suffered psychosis and had been receiving Employment and Support Allowance.

But he was recently ruled fit to work under the Tory Government’s crippling benefits changes.

His parents say he feared he would lose all of his benefits and be left penniless.

After they raised concerns, police forced entry to his home in Newark, Lincs, and found him dead aged 31.

It is understood he had taken his own life.

Aaron’s dad Steve said: “He was worried that all of his money would be stopped.

“Aaron was let down across the system. He was too often a box to tick.”

The Department for Work and Pensions said it had followed all correct procedures in Aaron’s case.

Source: Aaron Lane: Talented musician with mental health problems took his own life after DWP ruled him fit to work – Mirror Online

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