Question about ESA and sick notes

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

a claimant has to provide a sick / fit note to claim ESA this proves he has been signed off work by his own healthcare professional, he is entitled to ESA, is it correct that he can be mandated / forced to work for his ESA?

Yours faithfully,

Trudy Baddams

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Dear Ms Baddams
 
Please find attached our response to your recent Freedom of Information
request.
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
DWP Central Freedom of Information Team
 
 
 
 

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