Up to 75,000 benefit claimants were underpaid for years

Tens of thousands of disability and sickness benefit claimants may have been underpaid and it could cost up to £500m to correct the error.

The Department for Work and Pensions confirmed it had identified errors in the payment of employment and support allowance (ESA) that could affect 75,000 people who transferred to it from incapacity benefits.

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