Letter: In Brief
Thursday 11 February 1999
I applied for disability benefit. I was asked such questions as "Can you walk upstairs?" (physical health OK) and "Can you answer a telephone?" (mental health OK). I was refused benefits and told to find a job. It occurred to me afterwards that everyone in the waiting room had walking sticks. Silly me.
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