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Disability Living Allowance changes begin

A new system of benefit payments affecting disabled people has started rolling out across Britain.

Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) are replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) as part of the government's welfare reforms.

The government claims PIPs will target resources more effectively towards those who need it most.

But the disability charity Scope warns that almost a fifth of claimants could eventually lose their benefits.

Mike Sergeant reports.

  • 10 Jun 2013
  • From the section UK
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