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New figures reveal 10,000 people with MS could face disability benefit...

UP TO one in ten of all people living with multiple sclerosis in the UK could lose the highest rate of support under Personal Independence Payment (PIP), despite qualifying for it under the old system, the MS Society has estimated.

Views wanted over mobility and care homes

DISABLED people and their families and carers have just one month to take part in an independent review into how the personal mobility needs of people living in state-funded residential care are met.

Benefit fears of people in care homes

“How am I going to put flower’s on my Dad’s grave?” This was the response of one disabled man living when asked how he would be affected by the withdrawal of a vital mobility benefit.

New benefit will not be means tested, says Minister

DISABILITY minister Maria Miller has confirmed the new Personal Independence Payment that will be phased in during 2013-14 to replace Disability Living Allowance will also be non-means tested.

Cuts to disability benefits ‘risk widespread poverty’ say TUC

CUTS to Disability Living Allowance will leave disabled people, their carers and their children in poverty, says TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber.