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Disabled man’s case for review

DISABLED Mull pensioner Alex Fletcher, who faces becoming ‘a prisoner in his own house’ in Bunessan if the UK government takes back his car under its new disability benefit scheme, is having his case reviewed.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) should decide by mid June if the 61-year-old, who lives in constant pain due to severe arthritis, can keep the car until an appeal decides in a year or two.

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