Fitness for work test is 'patchy'
30 July 2012
The test which assesses whether disabled or sick people are fit to work is "patchy" and needs improvement, Professor Malcolm Harrington, the man appointed by the Government to review the Work Capability Assessment, told BBC's Panorama. The government say that a "significant number" of people claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) - are in fact able to work. The subject was also covered by Dispatches on Channel 4.
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