Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Please could you send me figures on how many false claims of fraud are reported to your fraud hot line against disabled people in the last 3 years?
Also what is the consequences for people who make such malicious allegations?
Are they reported to the police as committing disability hate crime?
If not why not?
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