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Benefit claimants to be assessed

4th April 2011

The 1.5 million people in Britain who are claiming incapacity benefit will begin to receive letters this week which will ask them to come forward to be tested to see if they can return to work.

The new tests are part of a government scheme over the next three years designed to decrease the amount of people who claim benefits long-term. People who are deemed able to work will have their benefits changed to the £65.45 Jobseeker's Allowance, while those who are severely disabled will get the £96.85 Employment Support Allowance.

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