The Mail apologises for its Disability Living allowance statement

1337_bigThe current issue of Private Eye is well worth reading, especially for the full page on “Press Regulation: The insomnia of reason”.

Also included is this:

Correction of the fortnight prize goes to the Daily Mail, which last week clarified its claim on 25 February that “half of all decisions on Disability Living Allowance are made without any medical evidence”.
“We are happy to clarify that this referred to any additional information above that already accompanying reports from GPs, consultants or other health professionals,” announced the paper.
Apart from that, though, nothing.


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