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Govt clamps down on disability payments

Govt clamps down on disability payments
Ministers expect 330,000 to lose all or part of their disability benefits after a reassessment of claimants. An initial group of 560,000 people will face a check-up by 2015, with 60% of those expected to lose some money. Disability Minister Esther McVey said there needed to be "new and more regular assessments" to ensure claimants' medical condition have not changed.

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