Incapacity benefit claimants want to work

Some 57% of people considered partially unfit for work and 19% of those who have been totally ruled out of the labour market for health reasons would like a job, according to research for the RWI council for work and income.

Invalidity benefit claimants primarily see a job as a way of boosting social contacts and doing something useful, the RWI research showed.

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