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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

I would like to request the following information please...
#can you send me a copy of the Atos contract in full?
#in the Atos contract is there any sections covering quality control, if there are can you send these sections?
#are there an quality control sections in the Atos contract? If there are please can you provide them?
#if quality levels are not maintained, can the Atos contract be terminated with out a financial loss?
#is there any bonuses paid to Atos, if there are, what are they paid for and how much are they?
#does Atos get paid a financial incentive for declaring a claimant 'fit for work' if so, does Atos get to keep these even if a claiment successfully appeals Atos' decision?
#how much is the Atos contract worth?
#was the contract put out to tender before Atos won it.
#was it just Atos how put in a bid for the contract, if not which other organisations applied for the contract.
#why was Atos awarded the contract?
#how much have Atos been awarded so far.
#how much has been saved by claimants been taken of benefits?
#what is the longest time it has taken a claimant to get their benefits back after being declared 'fit to work' by Atos after going to appeal.
#Many people have successfully won their appeal after Atos has declared them 'fit to work'?
#how many people have committed suicide after been declared 'fit to work' by Atos.
#how many people have died after Atos declared them 'fit to work'?
#is there any provisions to set minimum qualification for Atos employees?
#are there any provision to make sure Atos staff have a minimum amount of experience?
#why was the contract awarded to Atos?

#when does the Atos contract end?
#did the government take into account that Atos is outlawed in several countries before awarding it the contract?
#how many countries is Atos outlawed in and which are they?
#what percentage of people have gained employment after Atos has declared them fit to work?
#what is the average amount of time it takes people to gain employment after being declared fit to work by Atos?
#how many people have been declared 'fit to work' by Atos?
#how many people have won their appeal after Atos has declared them fit to work?
#how many disabled people does Atos employ?
#how many people are employed by Atos to undertake their contract?
#what is the average wage of an Atos employee?
#will Atos be paying tax in the UK?
#will Atos be using tax loop holes to reduce its tax burden?
#how much tax pay in the last tax year?
#did the government have any concerns about Atos before awarding Atos the contract, what where these concerns?
#is there any compensation which is made available to claimants who successfully win their appeal after been declared 'fit to work' by Atos, if there is, how much is this and do claimants automatically get it?

Yours faithfully,
Miss Sarah Wiles.

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

The response to my request has been delayed by three days. Please can you look into this matter?

Yours faithfully,

Miss Take

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Miss Take

 

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Dear DWP DWP Medical Services Correspondence,

Many thanks for responding to this request, I look forward to receiving the information that has been requested

Yours sincerely,

Miss Take

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Yours faithfully,

Miss Take

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Dear Miss Wiles

Please see your FOI response attached

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Health & Disability Assessments (Operations)/Department for Work and Pensions/Room 306/Block 31/Norcross/Norcross Lane/Blackpool/FY5 3TA

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Gerald Carzer left an annotation ()

This is what I get when I click the link they have provided. http://deposits.parliament.uk./

Bad Request - Invalid Hostname

HTTP Error 400. The request hostname is invalid.

Dear DWP DWP Medical Services Correspondence,

Thank you for answering this request. However the link you have provided does not work. Please can you send a link that does work. This is what I get when I click the link they have provided. http://deposits.parliament.uk./

Bad Request - Invalid Hostname

HTTP Error 400. The request hostname is invalid.

Yours sincerely,

Miss Wiles

J.A.F. Mitchell left an annotation ()

Try http://deposits.parliament.uk
There's an extra ./ in the original linl.

Miss Take left an annotation ()

Thanks, got it now. Thank you DWP for providing this information.

Gerald Carzer left an annotation ()

J.A.F. Mitchell Thanks!!

DWP DWP Medical Services Correspondence, Department for Work and Pensions

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Dear Miss Wiles

Please see your FOI response attached

<<IR 0059 Response.pdf>>

Kind regards

Health & Disability Assessments (Operations)/Department for Work and
Pensions/Room 306/Block 31/Norcross/Norcross Lane/Blackpool/FY5 3TA

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Annwyl DWP DWP Medical Services Correspondence,

WOW, many thanks for reviewing this. I've clicked the wrong thing to show that you have now completed this request. Thanks for providing the information that you could, it is very much appreciated. :)

Yn gywir

Miss Take

Barbara Richards left an annotation ()

I would also like to see this information, as my daughter and her partner are ill with depression because of the disgusting way they have been treated by ATOS