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Disability Living Allowance changes and cost-cutting

16 April 2012 Last updated at 14:00 BST

Phasing out Disability Living Allowance and replacing it with the Personal Independence Payment will make sure money goes to those who really need it and save billions of pounds over the next three years, say ministers.

But campaigners claim it could force thousands of disabled people out of work, and could end up costing more money.

David Thompson spoke to Policy Exchange's Neil O'Brien and Disability Rights UK's director of policy Neil Coyle.


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