This list contains articles in the UK Press about the Work Capability Assessment for ESA as implemented by ATOS
It is up to date to the end of 2012, I will continue to add more as they are published.
Further information about this subject can be foundat the end of the page.
With thanks to @Blacktriangle1 @WelfareUnion @Dis_PPL_Protest and @AngusCarruthers who provided the links to many of these articles.
Mail - Blind in one eye, partially deaf and facing major spinal surgery but Thalidomide mother is STILL found fit to work - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2293974/Blind-eye-partially-deaf-facing-major-spinal-surgery-Thalidomide-mother-STILL-fit-work.html
Independent - Brain-damaged amputee fit for work, says Atos - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/braindamaged-amputee-fit-for-work-says-atos-8547539.html
BBC News - MPs criticise disability benefits tests - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-21376915
The Fed Online - Atos nurses were told: ‘You’re too nice to work here’ - http://www.thefedonline.org.uk/disability-in-the-news/atos-nurses-were-told-you-re-too-nice-to-work-here
Manchester Evening News - Blind Chadderton woman is ordered back to work wins benefits battle - http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/blind-chadderton-woman-ordered-back-1346646
New Statesman - The tragedy of Alice - How the Work Capability Assessment costs lives
Herald Scotland - Busy GPs refuse to help disabled patients fight benefit tribunals - http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/health/busy-gps-refuse-to-help-disabled-patients-fight-benefit-tribunals.20456755
Independent - Capable of 'work-related activity': Partially blind Thalidomide victim with brain tumour fights Atos decision to force her to attend interviews and put together CV - http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/capable-of-workrelated-activity-partially-blind-thalidomide-victim-with-brain-tumour-fights-atos-decision-to-force-her-to-attend-interviews-and-put-together-cv-8536873.html
Guardian - 'This brutal new system': a GP's take on Atos and work capability assessments - http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/04/gp-atos-work-capability-assessment
Ekklesia - Latest Work Capability Assessment proposals will worsen plight of sick and disabled people | - http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/17811
Guardian - Atos comes under attack in emotional Commons debate - http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/jan/17/atos-attack-emotional-commons-debate
Independent - Atos told incontinent woman to ‘wear nappy’ - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/atos-told-incontinent-woman-to-wear-nappy-8456447.html
Express - Deaths warning as MPs blast Atos - http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/371465/Deaths-warning-as-MPs-blast-Atos
London Evening Standard - Deaths warning as MPs blast Atos - http://www.standard.co.uk/panewsfeeds/deaths-warning-as-mps-blast-atos-8455906.html
The Fed Online - New ‘fitness for work’ test changes ‘could breach Human Rights Act’ - http://www.thefedonline.org.uk/disability-in-the-news/new-fitness-for-work-test-changes-could-breach-human-rights-act
Daily Record- Blaze survivor turns to Christmas food bank after his jobseeker's allowance is cut
Daily Record- Revealed: Tory tests passed Alexander Mackie fit to work despite being registered blind and walking with a white stick
Daily Record- Lung transplant patient's benefits cash slashed from £130 to £21
Guardian- Disabled man takes government to court over benefit test
Independent- Disabled man abandoned on the second floor of building during Atos fire alarm evacuation
This is Staffordshire- Shelton benefits blunder victim Chris Cann dies
Huffington Post- Atos Disability Benefits Row: Epileptic Colin Traynor's Death Blamed On Stress Of Being Found 'Fit For Work
Manchester Evening News- Paralympian with one leg told he's 'not disabled enough' to receive benefits
Craven Herald- Disabled carer told ‘you’re fit to work’
Daily Record- Atos killed my dad, says boy 13
Daily Record- Iain Duncan Smith to write to distraught teenager who blames Atos for father's death
Daily Record- Benefits clawback firm ATOS call back cancer patients and dementia sufferers
Daily Star- £25m on appeals
Guardian- Work capability assessment reform too slow, says independent review
Herald- Staff anger as benefit test firm Atos wins Government counselling contract
Huffington Post- Disabled Man Christos Palmer On Hunger Strike Outside Atos Offices After Being Found 'Fit For Work'
Independent- How can it be that a disabled man needs to go on hunger strike just to get heard by Atos?
Isle of Man Today- Almost 70% lose incapacity benefit
Mail Online- ATOS work capability assessment: Double heart bypass patient in post-operative intensive care is sent Government letter ordering him back to work
Manx Radio- Labour MP concerns over Atos Healthcare
New Statesman- Sick and tired: the coalition’s war on the disabled and destitute
Politics.co.uk- Man with terminal brain cancer told he's 'fit for work'
This is Derbyshire- System targets society's most vulnerable people
Wales Online- Cancer-stricken ex-RAF pilot becomes victim of benefits cuts
Your Local Guardian- Grandfather with traumatic brain injury told he is fit to work
BBC News- 'Blame shared’ over sickness benefit test problems
Daily Record- Disabled Scots spared Atos assessment after firm forced into retreat thanks to Record campaign
Daily Record- Axemen ATOS face £40m payday for work making disabled Scots miserable
Express- Doctor 'shocked' by benefits system
Guardian- How welfare assessors told disabled woman to get ready for work
Guardian- Get ready for work: what woman who needs constant care was told
Guardian- Atos calls in public sector to take on outsourced medical assessments
Huffington Post- Department of Work and Pensions Blunders, Exposes Dirty Washing in Public
Independent- How many more, George? Ruth Anim and Liam Barker - different disabilities, very similar situations
Independent- Enough is enough. Disabled people are driven to suicide because of the Government's welfare reform
Independent- Fear of fitness to work tests driving disabled patients to suicide, say 6% of GPs
Isle of Man Today- Atos’s bill is ‘confidential’
Mirror- Atos to land £40m profit from disability test contract in North and Scotland
Public Service Online- Hodge: DWP management contract 'easily exploited'
Socialist Worker- Atos documents reveal chaos behind Tory benefit reforms
Telegraph- 20,000 back-to-work assessments on benefits claimants 'substandard', audit finds
Telegraph- Botched tests deny the disabled their benefits
BBC News- ATOS protests and disability benefit payment changes
24 Dash- MP's constituent with broken back passed 'fit for work'
Belfast Telegraph- Crowd voices ATOS anger
Big Issue- ATOS are unfit to test disability, say Big Issue readers
Camden New Journal- Mother who was signed off work with 'excruciating pain', another victim of controversial disability benefit assessments
Crosby Herald- Amputee denied benefits despite chronic pain
Daily Record- Alex Salmond wants to give ATOS £3million
Daily Record- ATOS bill for humiliating assessments matches benefits for 55,000 disabled Scots
Daily Record- ATOS scandal victims speak to the Daily Record
Daily Record- ATOS scandal: Benefits bosses admit over half of people ruled fit to work ended up destitute
Daily Record- Benefits bullies ATOS are driving Scots to brink of suicide
Daily Record- Disabled need help but ATOS is failing them in the worst way possible
Daily Record- Labour MP calls for 'fundamental reform' of ATOS' capability assessment
Daily Record- Marine's ordeal at the hands of ATOS
Daily Record- Nurse makes heartfelt apology after ATOS forced her to trick disabled people out of benefits
Daily Record- Royal Marine who lost limb in Afghanistan has disability benefit stopped in ATOS scandal
Daily Record- Tories accuse ATOS scandal stories of being 'anecdotal' as cross-party support hails campaign
Disability News Service- London 2012: The ATOS cover-up continues
Ekklesia- Work-or-starve plans for seriously ill welfare claimants might backfire
Fed Online- Disabled claimants feel ‘persecuted’ by WCA system, say MPs
Google News- Protest over 'fit for work' tests
Guardian- ATOS is doing a good job – as the government's flakcatcher
Guardian- Big-name brands were the major losers of London 2012
Guardian- Catch up with the Paralympics vibe – stop excluding disabled people
Guardian- Disabled benefits claimants face £71 a week fines for breaching work plan
Guardian- Docking benefits from sick and disabled people unable to work is barbaric
Guardian- Government relaxes plans forcing cancer patients to actively seek work
Guardian- Labour calls for review of sickness benefits assessment
Guardian- Letters: Private firms' role in creation of disability assessment regime
Guardian- Paralympians express fears over disability living allowance plans
Guardian- Paralympics 2012: disability makes for a surprisingly political Games
Huddersfield Examiner- Huddersfield protestors campaign against Paralympic sponsor ATOS
Huddersfield Examiner- Huddersfield protestors occupy job centre in demonstration against French firm ATOS Healthcare (Video) -
Huffington Post UK- ATOS 'Makes Benefits Error' On One In Five Assessments, DWP Figures Show
Huffington Post UK- Universal Credit and Disability Allowance Controversy
IC Sefton and West Lancs- Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson calls for ATOS Healthcare to be axed in benefits row
Independent- ATOS assessor 'forced to judge disabled fit for work'
Independent- Empty words don't fund a full life for disabled people
Independent- Not all disabled people can be world-beaters
Independent- Paralympics stars urged to denounce ATOS
Independent- Politics and the Paralympics: Voters are against cuts to disability benefits
Independent- Thousands of sick and disabled people face months of worry over this sorry test
Independent- Chris Grayling heckled in parliamentary debate as he defended Government use of ATOS Healthcare
Irish Times- Death of cancer patient who went public over benefit cuts
Islington Tribune- Disabled campaigners challenge benefit company and Paralympic sponsor accused of ‘assessing people’s lives in minutes’
Liverpool Daily Post- Mr Brocklebank: Vulnerable? Let me get my violin out!
Mail- Benefits bosses apologise after war veteran and his daughter were wrongly denied payments
Mail- Job Centre Plus: Paralysed teen who has been on life support since birth is told to prove he can't work or lose benefits
Metro- One-legged marine 'not disabled enough' to be allowed benefits
Mirror- ESA cuts: Government's disability assessment policy is not working for those most in need
Mirror- Public Service David Cameron and George Osborne booed at Paralympic events
Mirror- Team GB slam government plans to slash disability payments
Morning Star- New research shows how disabled bear brunt of Tory cuts
Morning Star- What game is ATOS playing?
Northampton Chronicle and Echo- Living with the cuts: a look at the reality for disabled people in Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire Telegraph- MP calls for ATOS contract review
Optician Online- Paralympics sparks ATOS assessment row
Press Association- Protest over 'fit for work' tests
PressTV- ‘Paralympics welfare cuts propaganda’
PressTV- UK government cuts affect disabled people
Public Service Europe- Paralympics embarrassment - a warning for George Osborne
Public Service Magazine- 'Disability 'fit to work' tests can kill' - Public Service
Rethink Mental Illness- New GP survey shows Government welfare test is pushing vulnerable people to the brink
Right to Work- ATOS Shamed And DWP Occupied
RT News- Sponsorship scandal mars Paralympics
Scotsman- Analysis: Are Paralympians being used as tools in the propaganda war against disability benefits?
Scotsman- Paralympics buzz will not drown out chorus of disapproval of ATOS
Scotsman- Paralympics propaganda for welfare cuts, claim disabled
Sheffield Telegraph- MP calls for ATOS contract review
Sheffield Telegraph- Protest over 'fit for work' tests
Sheffield Telegraph- Sheffield’s disabled join Paralympic protest
Socialist Worker- 'ATOS forced me to crawl on floor in tears'
Socialist Worker- 'Seven medals but now Tories want my benefits'
Socialist Worker- Hundreds protest outside ATOS headquarters then blockade DWP
This is Gloucestershire- Demo on disabled benefit cuts
BBC News- Paralympic sponsors cause controversy
BBC News- Disabled people 'wrongly deprived of benefits'
BBC News Kent- Maidstone CAB 'wins 95% of work test benefit appeals'
BBC News London- Disability protests at benefits contractor ATOS HQ
BBC News London- ATOS protest: Disability rights groups target firm
BBC News Northern Ireland- Benefits appeal woman Cecilia Burns from Strabane has died
BBC News UK- Watchdog finds 'weaknesses' in sickness benefit system
BBC News UK- Sickness benefit contractor ATOS Healthcare to review letters
BBC News UK- Minister for Disabled People: 'We need to get changes right'
Blottr- Protesters stage 'die-in' against ATOS sponsorship of Paralympics
Blottr- DISABILITY PAYMENTS ATOS to CLAIMANT, "WHY AREN,T YOU DEAD YET! - UK news
Blottr- ATOS: Public criticism gains momentum after inspirational Paralympics Opening Ceremony
Brand Channel- Paralympic Sponsor ATOS Getting Grief From Athletes
Bristol 247- Bristol MP backs protest against Paralympics sponsor
Channel 4 News- Paralympic Games open with a message of inspiration
Channel 4 News- Disability rights protesters invade government building
Channel 4 News- Did GB Paralympians choose to hide ATOS branding?
Computer Weekly- Paralympic protests against ATOS reaches Whitehall
Computer Weekly- Disability activists hijack Paralympics for ATOS protest
Computer Weekly- ATOS employees to be investigated over Facebook remarks about disability benefit applicants
Computer Weekly- ATOS and Capita win £540m in controversial DWP disabilities testing contract
Express- MP calls for ATOS contract review
Guardian- Phil Disley on ATOS's involvement with the Paralympics - cartoon
Guardian- Paralympics 2012: crossing London can be an obstacle course for disabled fans
Guardian- Letter: Paralympic paradox
Guardian- Disabled people protest against ATOS role in Paralympics
Guardian- Cuts to disability services threaten our Paralympian future - Sue Marsh
Guardian- Celebrate Paralympians, but remember they needed state help to get there
Guardian- British Paralympic team deny 'anti-ATOS protest'
Guardian- Behind the Paralympics, the reality for disabled people in Britain 2012
Guardian- ATOS protests climax with 'day of action' against Paralympics sponsor
Guardian- ATOS holds £3bn of government contracts
Guardian- ATOS doctors could be struck off
Guardian- ATOS and Capita named as preferred bidders for PIP disability assessments
Huffington Post UK- Scuffles At ATOS Paralympics Protest As Police And Disability Campaigners Clash (VIDEO) (PICTURES)
Huffington Post UK- Paralympics: Government Accused Of 'Hypocrisy' Towards Disabled People
Huffington Post UK- Paralympics 2012 Could Improve Public Attitudes To Disability, Scope Research Shows
Huffington Post UK- Paralympic Organisers Accused Of Discriminating Against Wheelchair Users
Huffington Post UK- Matt Carr: Disabled people: heroes or scapegoats?
Huffington Post UK- Cecilia Burns Dead: Benefits Campaigner, Who Appealed Against 'Fit To Work' Report By ATOS, Dies
Independent- The lasting legacy of the Paralympics should be to see disabled people as equal
Independent- Paralympic sponsor engulfed by disability tests row
Independent- Paralympic sponsor ATOS engulfed by disability tests row
Independent- Mark Steel: Odd choice for a Paralympics sponsor
Independent- Leading article: These Games are about ability and inspiration
Independent- Leading article: A fantastic show – but it wasn't the whole story
Independent- Hundreds protest against Paralympics sponsor ATOS as anger about its role in slashing benefits bill intensifies
Independent- Half a million disabled people may lose benefits under reforms
Independent- Gold for UK plc, but no podium for sponsors
Independent- David Cameron praises Paralympians, but his policies will crush them
Independent- ATOS contract does not offer value for money, says National Audit Office
Independent- Letters: A bitter blow for disabled people
Inside the Games- Olympic sponsor targeted by angry disability groups over links to London 2012
ITN News- Disability protesters clash with police
ITV News Wales- Protest in Cardiff over tests for incapacity benefit
Londonist- Paralympic Sponsor ATOS Provokes Protests
Mail- Widow awaiting cancer surgery told to get back to work by benefits inspectors following Government welfare reforms
Mail- When Are You Going To Stand Up For Our Sick And Disabled, Mr. Miliband?
Mail- Triple amputee warned he will lose his benefits unless he can prove he is disabled
Mail- The Paralympics celebrate the strength of disabled people – and so do all the protests that accompany them
Metro- Protesters show anger at Paralympic sponsor over disability benefit work
Metro- Disabled rights campaigners protest at ATOS and DWP
Mirror- David Cameron wins gold medal for hypocrisy for his treatment of disabled people
Mirror- ATOS protests: "Grand finale" to a week of action against 'fit for work' testing firm
Mirror- 32 disability benefit claimants die after being forced into jobs
Morning Star- Where the real greed lies
Morning Star- What game is ATOS playing?
Morning Star- Tycoonery
Morning Star- The company that doesn't give ATOS about disability
Morning Star- Paralympic hero joins ATOS protest
Morning Star- Paralympians join action against ATOS
Morning Star- New disability test will 'cause suicides'
Morning Star- Home carer calls for hypocrite Cameron to be prosecuted
Morning Star- Disabled target ATOS on eve of Paralympics
Morning Star- Disabled storm DWP in daring anti-ATOS raid
Morning Star- Disability campaigners are set to descend on Paralympic sponsor ATOS yet again tomorrow
Morning Star- Coalition told it must punish ATOS for mess
Morning Star- Campaigners target Games sponsor ATOS
Morning Star- Campaigners take ATOS fight to firm's HQ
Morning Star- Callousness beyond belief
Morning Star- Beggaring the nation
Morning Star- As low as you can get
Morning Star- Anti-cuts demo targets ATOS HQ
Morning Star- 'Is this country worth dying for?'
New Statesman- Perhaps Iain Duncan Smith will accuse me of peeing on the data
New Statesman- Labour must lead the way in restoring politics after its abuse by elites
New Statesman- Is benefit-bashing the next Osborne gamble to go wrong?
Press TV- ATOS protests climax with ‘day of action’ against Paralympics sponsors
Public Finance Magazine- NAO finds faults in disability assessments contract
Public Service Magazie- NAO finds failings in fitness for work test
Public Service Magazine- Protests against Paralympics partner get senior support
Redpepper Magazine- ATOS sponsors the Paralympics? It’s enough to make you scream
Rocket News- Benefits cut appeal woman dies
Scotsman- Joyce McMillan: Cynically demonising the disabled
Sheffield Telegraph- Sheffield’s disabled join Paralympic protest
Socialist Party Magazine- Paralympics, ATOS scandal, Remploy closures... Con-Dems win gold for hypocrisy!
Sourcing Focus- National Audit Office criticises ATOS ‘under-performance’
Sourcing Focus- Disability activists prepare to protest against ATOS
Sourcing Focus- "Disability activists prepare to protest against ATOS”
Tech Week Europe- Paralympics Sponsor ATOS Hits Back At Disability Protesters
Telegraph- Video: Disability rights protesters clash with police outside Department for Work and Pensions
The Consultant- ATOS, Capita scoop £500 million in UK DWP disability award.
The Daily Shame- ATOS parasites, sorry, employees have fun on Facebook
This is Derbyshire- Pressure mounts against firm over assessments for sickness support
This is Derbyshire- Fury at Paralympic 'hypocrisy' of private firm ATOS behind fit-to-work tests
This is Hull and East Riding- Benefits protest at Hull branch of ATOS over Paralympic Games 'hypocrisy'
This is Hull and East Riding- 'Responsibility to treat disabled people fairly'
This is South Wales- Disabled groups in sponsor protest
Times of News- ATOS benefit appeal woman dies
Wales Online- MP calls for ATOS contract review
Wales Online- Disabled People Against Cuts stage demo against Paralympics sponsor
Washington Post- As Paralympics start, Britain’s disabled decry cuts
Washington Post- Activist Patrick Lynch sobs during a protest next to ATOS’s London headquarters
Womens Views on News- Disabled people slam ‘hypocrisy’ of Paralympics sponsor
Yahoo! News- Protest over 'fit for work' tests
BBC News- Benefit cheats 'colour attitudes to disabled people'
Camden New Journal- Disabled protest over ‘fit for work’ tests at ATOS in Holloway
Computer Weekly- ATOS profits grow 2% in first half of 2012 to €102m
Guardian- Flaws exposed in fit for work test
Guardian- Fitness-for-work tests hit by technical chaos
Guardian- Chris Grayling's email to Ministry of Justice – full document
Guardian- Benefits assessment firm causing 'fear and loathing' among claimants, says MP
Herald- New Statesman - Work capability assessments: the fightback
Huffington Post UK- Could We Have a Corporate-Free Olympics? Yes We Could!
Independent- Benefits and targets: Sickness and disability are not the same
Independent- Deaf and disabled artists take centre stage
Mail- Out... Boss of incapacity benefit crackdown who called for more humanity
Mail- Flawed disability tests 'send those who are genuinely sick and unable back to work'
Mirror- Doctor claims Government has issued targets for 7 out of 8 to be reclassified as eligible for work
Morning Star- Pressure piles up on sick profiteers ATOS
Morning Star- Disabled means-test to be challenged at High Court
Morning Star- ATOS workers to vote on Olympic strikes
New Statesman- Work capability assessments: the fightback
New Statesman- Withdrawing benefits when there are no jobs to find is just cruel
New Statesman- Welfare reform suicides must not be overlooked
Sourcing Focus- Olympic sponsor ATOS faces summer strikes
Telegraph- Disability tests 'sending sick and disabled back to work'
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism- Tough love or tough luck: assessing disability benefits
The Fed Online- Access to Work figures are ‘disgraceful’, says shadow minister
This is Derbyshire- Review into flawed benefits system assessment praised
This is Derbyshire- Hundreds in Derbyshire win victory in sickness benefits battle
Camden New Journal- 'Don't play games with lives - disabled people won't be silenced during the Olympics'
Daily Record- Fury over £1m bonus for chief exec of controversial Sickness benefit test company
Guardian- Judge considers judicial review of Work Capability Assessment
Huffington Post UK- Welfare Payment Cuts: Chris Grayling Refused To Hear Case Of Breast Cancer Sufferer
Mirror- ATOS fatcat lands £1m bonus for helping to slash disability benefits bill
Morning Star- Tory brushes off suicide warning
Morning Star- MP reveals fight against depression
New Statesman- Human cost of welfare reform
New Statesman- How many more disabled people will die frightened that their benefits will be taken away?
New Statesman- How many more disabled people will die ...
This is Derbyshire- 'The whole system needs sorting out' says patient after benefit claim saga
Computer Weekly- Department for Work and Pensions spent £24m with ATOS in 2011
Disabled Go News- SEN reforms: Government pushes ahead with anti-inclusion plans
Independent- Tanni Grey-Thompson: Paragon of the Paralympics
Morning Star- Paralympians join calls to stop cuts
Morning Star- Media is fuelling hate against disabled benefit claimants
Morning Star- Living at the sharp end
New Statesman- 500,000 could lose their disability benefits
This is Derbyshire- Council's cuts will have devastating impact on homeless, warns group
Guardian- Disability rights protesters bring Trafalgar Square traffic to a standstill
Mirror- 32 die a week after failing test for new incapacity benefit
Morning Star- Disabled activists target Olympics
New Statesman- Raising the pension age will just turn 69-year-olds ...
This is Derbyshire- Half of those on incapacity in Derbyshire are deemed 'fit for work'
This is South Wales- Review finds a third on benefits are fit to work
BBC News Northern Ireland- Strabane cancer woman's fury at benefit cut
Belfast Telegraph- Cancer sufferer furious at being told she's fit to work
Mail- The Coalition want people with mental health issues to get working. And what work would that be then?
Mail- Suicide training in Job Centres? Cancer patients scrubbing floors? Welcome to Cameron's Brave New World
Mail- British people are committing suicide to escape poverty. Is this what the State wants?
New Statesman- Cameron's desperate offer to voters: nastiness in the national interest
South Wales Echo- Letters to the editor
Telegraph- Twice as many judges needed to handle benefits appeals
This is Derbyshire- Robin Mitchell who sufferes from Parkinson's faces fit-to-work test
This is Derbyshire- Parkinson's patient faces having his benefit halved
BBC News UK- Ministers admit to sickness benefits backlog
Blottr- Public critical as Paralympics sponsor wins £400m disability testing contract
Mail- Why does David Cameron insist on disability cuts that even sickened his own party?
Mail- This is not wartime Nazi Germany and Cameron's attacks on the vulnerable and needy must be stopped
Mirror- Terminally ill face being forced to do work experience or lose their benefits
Mirror- Grandad declared capable of work by testing firm died one month later
Morning Star- ATOS protesters brave bitter chill to picket firm's HQ
New Statesman- The revolt against workfare spreads
Guardian- Disability campaigners stage central London protest against welfare reforms
Huffington Post UK- Disability Living Allowance Disgrace
Independent- The big questions: Should ATOS be sponsoring the Paralympics?
Mail- Welfare Reform Bill: Where is our national conscience?
Mail- David Cameron's Welfare Reform Bill: Hiding the truth is not the way to achieve it
Morning Star- Trespass charges dropped
New Statesman- Why British journalists are taught to be dishonest
Huffington Post UK- Government's Use of ATOS to Combat Benefit Fraud is Flawed, Costly and Counterproductive
Morning Star- 'Victorian picnic' picket hits ATOS
This is Cornwall- Recession 'hardens attitude to the disabled'
BBC News Scotland- Disabled 'suicidal' over Welfare Reform Bill
Mail- Wheelchair users banned from using lift at assessment centre for disability benefits
Mirror- Outrage as firm accused of 'smearing' disabled is named Paralympics sponsor
Morning Star- Hardest hit fight back against cuts
New Statesman- Let's help Dave get his facts straight
New Statesman- How Osborne could squeeze benefits again
Wales Online- Letters to the editor
Channel 4 News- Campaigners threaten Paralympics boycott
Morning Star- Claimants on streets over ATOS national protests
Morning Star- CarerWatch forum up after ATOS libel threat
This is Hull and East Riding- Heartache of Bridlington soldier Aron Shelton, who lost leg in Afghanistan bomb blast, only to face benefits battle
This is Hull and East Riding- Bridlington soldier Aron Shelton, who lost leg in Afghanistan bomb blast, wins benefits battle
Mirror- ATOS worker sneers at "down and outs"
Mirror- ATOS complaint suspends carerwatch website
Morning Star- Firm to negotiate over closure of disabled forum
Morning Star- Care firm silences its critics
Morning Star- ATOS threatens legal action against disabled man
Morning Star- Activist sings the benefit blues
Sourcing Focus- ATOS Healthcare Employees Investigated
This is Derbyshire- Why is Government using private firm for checks?
Camden New Journal- Ex-soldier who served in Afghanistan and Iraq is refused benefits under assessment system
Camden New Journal- Disabled protest over ‘fit for work’ tests at ATOS in Holloway
Guardian- Disability benefit reform: is the government hiding behind ATOS errors?
Guardian- A contract to terrify 1.5m people on incapacity benefit
Huffington Post UK- Legal aid reveals government test for incapacity benefit is inaccurate
Mirror- ATOS, company paid to drive people off disability benefits, slammed by MPs after blunders
Wales Online- People on disability benefits left petrified ahead of new eligibility test, warns MP
Mirror- Steve Cram runs into conflict
New Statesman- The poorest deserve a change from our broken benefits system
New Statesman- The government needs to know how afraid people are
New Statesman- How Labour got welfare wrong - and how it can put it right
New Statesman- Dignity in life, dignity in death
New Statesman- Archbishop of Canterbury: “no one voted” for the coalition's policies
Public Service Magazine- People ''killing themselves'' over reforms
Camden New Journal- MP Emily Thornberry intervenes to win benefits for ex-housing worker put through ‘humiliating’ assessment
Channel 4 News- Disabled people protest against cuts
Londonist- Week Of Action For Disability Rights
Mirror- Stress of Tory benefits tests killed our dad, family claims
Morning Star- Disabled activists claim new testing system ignores advice of medical
Camden New Journal- Claimants lose out
Camden New Journal- ATOS Healthcare's fit-to-work testing ‘demeans’ disabled
New Statesman- The war on welfare scroungers, part 94
New Statesman- The shame is all theirs
Channel 4 News- Benefits reform: disabled people 'terrified' by changes
Mirror- No answers to our ATOS Origin questions
This is South Wales- A Port Talbot mum has travelled to London to lobby against new benefit rules that might lead to her son losing his independence.
Guardian- Letterrs: Anguish over benefits tests
Mirror- Another sick attack on the ill
New Statesman- Tory welfare reforms are misguided
This is Derbyshire- PROTESTERS who gathered outside a city job centre to demonstrate against cuts in benefits have vowed to help people when they are made redundant.
BBC News UK- Campaigners warn over incapacity benefit changes
Mirror- Spinning the sick note myth
New Statesman- Tales from the front line: public-sector workers speak out
Mirror- Sick? Computer says no
New Statesman- James Purnell: I could have been Iain Duncan Smith
Sourcing Focus- ATOS Origin’s healthcare division awarded £300 million contract extension
Mirror- Tories hold £25k champagne party before announcing huge benefits cuts
Morning Star- On the shoulders of the vulnerable
New Statesman- The war on welfare scroungers, part 77
New Statesman- Judged fit to work? You could lose your benefits if you appeal
New Statesman- ATOS is "black and white" on fitness and disability
New Statesman- 500,000 people could lose sick pay
This is Hull and East Riding- East Riding councillors have backed injured ex-soldier Aron Shelton's fight to keep his disability benefit.
New Statesman- The cuts will destroy lives
New Statesman- Reducing the number on sickness benefits must be fair
New Statesman- Cameron's war on benefit fraud: the unanswered questions
Disabled Go News- EMERGENCY BUDGET: DLA reforms will ‘hit disabled people hard’
Guardian- Welfare crackdown begins with drive to reduce incapacity benefit claims
New Statesman- The mass unemployment Budget
New Statesman- Pre-Budget briefings: huge cuts to welfare
This is Bristol- Benefit system puts a strain on those who are already ill
New Statesman- The truth about those cuts . . .
This is Derbyshire- Medical details sent in error
This is Hull and East Riding- Mum of Hull soldier killed on frontline praises resigning officer for taking a stand
Mirror- Council tell teenager she's too unfit to work for job, but is then refused benefits for being too healthy
This is Cornwall- Cancer patients 'missing out on benefits'
Mirror- Tories' savage disability benefit reform in chaos as two in five appeals
New Statesman- The battle against benefit cuts and “poverty pimps”
2007 - 2009
This is South Wales- Tory plans could see 3,000 lose £25 per week in benefits
This is Derbyshire- Centre approved
This is Derbyshire- Medics to move in at restaurant?
New Statesman- Is Labour abolishing illness?
New Statesman- Labour and the sick note
If you know of an article on WCA/ATOS that is not included in this list, particularly a local or international news item, please send a link via the comments at the bottom of this page.
DPAC List of Advice and Information Sources
DPAC have put together a list of advice and legal sources for people undergoing Work Capability Assessment or people who have benefit issues with the DWP: http://www.dpac.uk.net/2012/09/list-of-advice-and-legal-info-resources/
WCA and ATOS in Government
day motion 295 - ATOS
- UK Parliament
of Commons Hansard Debates for 04 Sep 2012 (pt 0001)
- The Video on WCA the UK Government want
- BBC Democracy Live~Video~~Government
attacked over 'disastrous' medical
- BBC Panorama~Video~~Panorama: Disabled
- Channel 4 Dispatches~Video~~Britain on
- BBC News~Video~~ATOS protests and
disability benefit payment
- Channel 4 News~Video~~Disability
testing system failing says dead man's
- Atos fit to work Assessment v Dr
Assessment - The One Show - 9 May 2011:
- ATOS Healthcare - Register of Shame:
- ATOS Protest, Triton Square, 3rd Feb
- DPAC & UK Uncut protest ATOS +
DWP 31/8/2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqoMr3FrnQU
- A call to ATOS to enquire about
euthanasia options for the sick and disabled.:
Articles about ATOS in the French Media
Thanks to @AnitaBellows12 for these links:
ATOS, sponsor des
Jeux Paralympiques, force les handicapés à retourner au travail -
Royaume-Uni - Basta !
Londres, des manifestants handicapés dénoncent les coupes dans les
allocations : Faire Face
sponsor des Paralympiques jugé trop sévère avec les handicapés |
sur images - ATOS : sponsor scandaleux des Jeux Paralympiques ?
sponsor controversé des Jeux Paralympiques de Londres | Silicon
PARALYMPIQUES • La vitrine dorée d'une politique honteuse envers
les handicapés | Courrier international
scandale bien britannique, mais ATOS une société made in France -
AgoraVox le média citoyen Englsh
ATOS staff speak out against mainstream media omerta
- SUD AtoS
le courage ne suffit pas. Karen contre ATOS - AgoraVox le média
de suicides à France Télécom: l'ex-PDG inculpé de «harcèlement
moral» | Europe