Paul's father Jim spoke out against the decision
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Brain injury victim's family disgusted at 'work' letter

A Londonderry man left in a permanent vegetative state following a sectarian attack has been asked by the Social Security Agency if he is fit for work.

Paul McCauley, 36, was attacked by a gang at a barbecue in the Waterside area of the city on 16 July 2006.

His father, Jim, said he felt the forms the family had to fill in were "over the top" and "un-necessary".

Teresa Craig reports.

  • 27 Aug 2013