Yesterday, the DWP disclosed that it has been sitting on legal advice, for over two years, to the effect that its WCA 'recording rules' were illegal

"…Legal advice has been obtained to confirm that recording of assessments for claimants must be allowed without unreasonable obstructions. The majority of the claimants who request that their medical assessment is recorded, do not have the financial means the provide the specified recording equipment."

- from a DWP\Atos memo of Sept\Oct 2010 revealed in a Fredom of Information Act response to John Slater, on 7 December:

The document can be downloaded from this link


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