Up to 150 disability rights campaigners have been protesting outside IT firm Atos, which carries out "​fit for work"​ assessments for the government.

Campaigners say its tests for people on disability allowances are "​damaging and distressing"​ and have led to suicides.

Atos, a sponsor of the Paralympic Games, said it ensures its service is "​professi​onal"​ and "​compassi​onate"​.

Protesters also targeted the Department for Work and Pensions in Westminster, where one person was arrested.

The small break-away group, including two wheelchair users, blocked the doors of the office in a "​surprise secret action"​, UK Uncut said.

Protesters who got inside the DWP building have since been removed. The Metropolitan Police said one person was arrested for breach of the peace.

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