Guidance on finding a claimant fit for work when they are at risk of harm

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Further to this FOI request "Fit for work despite danger of death" (which was declined)

1) Please explain in what circumstances a DWP Decision Maker would find a claimant fit for work after having been warned by a health professional of a possible risk of suicide or harm to the claimant if found fit for work

2) Please supply the guidance to Decision Makers on finding a claimant fit for work when in possession of a document from a health professional stating that the claimant is at risk of harm or suicide.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Ellard

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