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MP calls on DWP to ensure Atos centres are accessible

27 August 2013: SOUTH NORFOLK MP Richard Bacon has urged the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure that Atos Healthcare’s Medical Assessment Centres are accessible to wheelchair users and people with limited mobility.

Mr Bacon took action after being contacted by Mark Harrison, CEO of South-Norfolk based charity Equal Lives regarding the accessibility of the Norwich Assessment Centre, which is on the second floor of St Mary’s House on Duke Street. 

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