incapacity


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incapacity

Law
a. legal disqualification or ineligibility
b. a circumstance causing this
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Now, William Dobbin, from an incapacity to acquire the rudiments of the above language, as they are propounded in that wonderful book the Eton Latin Grammar, was compelled to remain among the very last of Doctor Swishtail's scholars, and was "taken down" continually by little fellows with pink faces and pinafores when he marched up with the lower form, a giant amongst them, with his downcast, stupefied look, his dog's-eared primer, and his tight corduroys.
In plainer words, after putting the broken sentences together I found the superior faculty of thinking going on, more or less connectedly, in my patient's mind, while the inferior faculty of expression was in a state of almost complete incapacity and confusion.
They had precisely the same incapacity for settling down to anything, as the prisoners used to have; they rather deteriorated one another, as the prisoners used to do; and they wore untidy dresses, and fell into a slouching way of life: still, always like the people in the Marshalsea.
The only jobs created by interviewing the people on incapacity benefit will be those who get charged with conducting the interviews.
In Birmingham Ladywood, 6,800 people are on incapacity benefit or similar bene-fits.
The Support Group more closely resembles the current Incapacity Benefit.
One-third of employers say they deliberately exclude people with a history of long-term sickness or incapacity when recruiting staff.
And Work and Pensions Minister Chris Grayling is expected to unveil details of the assault on incapacity benefit within days.
We should not be paying them Incapacity Benefit because they are unable to work.
A new medical test for incapacity benefit claimants is set to be introduced in October this year.
IF the government initiative to get people off incapacity benefit and back to work is to be a success there will have to be monetary support as incapacity benefit finishes and Job Seekers Allowance is paid.
I am especially upset at the prospect of being subjected to regular medical examinations, which is what the Government seem to be hinting at for people on incapacity benefit.