Labour MP Dennis Skinner implored David Cameron to "get rid" of the company that decides whether people are fit-for-work, after a constituent of his died of cancer while waiting on an 11-month-long appeal.
"Isn't it time we put an end to this system where people who are really suffering should not be allowed an appeal, having to live in £70 a week, him and his widow?," the veteran Labour MP said.
"Two things the prime minister should do. One, with immediate fact make an ex gratia payment to his widow to cover the suffering and the pain. And second abolish this cruel heartless monster called Atos, get rid of it."
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