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Legal aid bill puts thousands at risk, says Citizens Advice

Removal of specialist support leaves those wrongly assessed vulnerable to poverty and homelessness, campaigners warn A woman with learning difficulties, severe epilepsy, schizophrenia, cerebral palsy and asthma recently underwent an official assessment of her fitness for work, which concluded that there was nothing preventing her from taking up employment.

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Legal aid bill puts thousands at risk, says Citizens Advice