Bereaved teenager's letter blaming Atos for father's death delivered to DWP

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Communities, Health

A 13-year-old's letter to a newspaper that detailed his anguish over his disabled father's death after Atos found him "fit for work" has been hand-delivered to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). In his letter to the Daily Record, Kieran McArdle said his father, Brian McArdle, passed away the day after the DWP ceased his benefit, and blames Atos for his death. Mr McArdle was left blind in one eye, unable to speak and paralysed down his left side after a stroke. Despite this, Atos - the...

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