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Posts from August 2011
A major shake-up of the benefits system is afoot, including radical changes to Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
The Government say this will “better reflect disabled peoples’ needs and extra costs they might incur in society today”. But the changes were premised on a target to save 20% on the DLA budget.
In short, DLA is being replaced with a new benefit, called the ‘Personal Independence Payment’ (PIP). What will this mean for people with MS?
Well, some things we know for sure: