Labour pledge on repeat work assessments for ill or disabled

Shadow work and pensions secretary Jonathan Ashworth has vowed to make “better use” of existing resources as the party pledged to end repeat work capability assessments for those who are disabled or ill Mr. Ashworth also insisted that “conditionality” would continue to be part of the benefits and social welfare system under a Labour Government, as he delivered a speech that set out measures aimed at making it easier for people out of work on sickness benefits to return to the workplace.