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UK Conservative Government tries to minimise 1980s unemployment figures by misrepresenting statistics and also misleadingly encouraging the moving of unemployed people onto disability benefits.
The Express publishes misleading and inaccurate benefit fraud story about incapacity benefit claimants “faking their illnesses”.
Professor Malcolm Harrington publishes his first independent review of the Work Capability Assessment, finding that the system is “impersonal” but not “broken” (later evidence would emerge that he had not been informed by DWP of the coroner’s report for Stephen Carré.)
Daily Mail article wrongly claims that 400,000 disabled benefit claimants were “trying it on”, and that 94 per cent of new claimants are able to work.
BBC broadcasts The Future State of Welfare, which mirrors government rhetoric, and uses faulty data, about the work capability assessment system.
Report finds government misled parliament over opposition to disability living allowance reform, and Spartacus Network is launched.
Professor Harrington publishes his third review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA).
Publication of fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment – with no mention of deaths or suicides.
Professor Harrington (who carried out the first three independent reviews of the WCA for DWP) says he was not shown Stephen Carré PFD report.
Labour former work and pensions secretary says she “never saw” Stephen Carré PFD report.
DWP admits it carried out seven peer reviews while Harrington was investigating the work capability assessment (WCA).
Department of Health’s national suicide prevention strategy fails to warn NHS of the suicide risk associated with employment and support allowance (ESA). 
DWP admits destroying report on safety failures in jobcentres.
Report by the National Audit Office (NAO) shows DWP misled two watchdogs over deaths and safeguarding.
DWP publishes Shaping Future Support – health and disability green paper – failing to mention the internal process reviews carried out by the DWP following deaths of claimants.