Chris Grayling: Genuine claimants have nothing to fear

The one-and-a-half million people who claim incapacity benefit will start to receive letters this week asking them to be tested on their ability to work.

The new assessments are part of government plans to reduce the number of long-term claimants in a rolling programme through to 2014.

Chris Grayling, Employment Minister, said genuine claimants had nothing to fear.

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