No memory, but attack victim ruled
fit to work
By Donna MacAllister
A MORAY man left brain-damaged after
attackers kicked his head “like a football” has
been declared fit to work by the government.
David Stewart – who has almost no short-term
memory – could be denied sickness benefits
after he passed a short medical test carried out
for the Department for Work and Pensions.
His family said last night they were bewildered by
the decision because he still needs round-the-
clock care after spending months in hospital
following the brutal assault.
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