Scotland : Ban On Private Firms : Benefit Assessments

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At first glance , some welcomed news ... today's Independent :

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 06896.html

Scotland bans private firms from carrying out benefits assessments

'Profit should never be a motive in assessing eligibility for benefits', say SNP


Interesting reading and , initially , a " Win /win " for all concerned.

One to keep an eye on in case everything is not quite what it appears at first glance.

In both CarerLand and CareeLand , a golden rule :

TAKE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING FOR GRANTED !
My opinion, based on personal experience, is that many DWP decision makers do not follow the rules in the book honestly.