Half of people denied sickness benefits in Brighton managed to overturn the verdict

MORE than half of people denied sickness benefits in Brighton managed to overturn the verdict, it has been revealed.

An MP said the figures, released in Parliament, “make a mockery” of the controversial tests on people to determine whether they should receive the payments.

Caroline Lucas said constituents with “debilitative illnesses and mental health issues” had contacted her fearing they would lose their benefits as a result of the test – called a work capability assessment.

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