do you think it is necessary?
do you find it a tad insulting?
'maybe on reflection that was a genuine grievance and not a gimmick. '
I can understand why they do it. It's the same way you should look at all these things - it's not about me, it's for the other idiots - but you have to have one rule for everyone!
Exactly the same way that someone asking you to provide a CRB check for a job working with children isn't accusing you, personally, of being a child molester.
But yeah, it's pretty annoying when a test you know to be unnecessary is billed at $80 and automatically deducted from your purse. :-/