Has the government broken the law over disability benefit changes? – The Guardian

Posted April 10th, 2013 in benefits, disabled persons, judicial review, news, regulations by sally

“Three disabled people have this week launched a challenge in the high court against the government’s new personal independence payment (PIP) regulations, which replace disability living allowance (DLA). In particular, the three are challenging the government’s last-minute change to the PIP regulations. Up until Monday claimants who could not walk 50 metres were entitled to DLA. The new PIP regulations reduce the distance to only 20 metres.”

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The Guardian, 10th April 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk