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Atos proposal queried in Keys

The Department of Social Care's desire to employ a UK company to assess whether or not people are fit for work was scrutinised in the House of Keys earlier.

North Douglas MHK John Houghton asked the minister, Chris Robertshaw, why he was engaging Atos to do the job his department should be doing.

He also asked why Social Care wanted to deal with a company which, in Mr Houghton's words, had 'a reputation':

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