Consultation as government seek to limit disabled people’s eligibility for Personal Independence Payment

The Importance of this consultation is – it SHOWS how Tory #Austerity CUTS Impact on those in MOST NEED

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358-burden-of-cutsThe government is considering ways of reducing eligibility criteria for the daily living component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) by narrowing definitions of aids and appliances. Other suggestions for cuts include:

  • Targeting resources through a lump sum payment for claimants who meet or exceed the eligibility point threshold for the daily living component but score all of their points from aids and appliances. The value of this lump sum could be less than the cumulative value of the equivalent monthly payments. It could be discretionary and could be restricted, for example through the use of vouchers. It would not act as a passport to any other benefit or benefit premia and would not exempt claimants from the benefit cap.

  • A monthly payment below the equivalent weekly rate for claimants who meet or exceed the eligibility point threshold for the daily living component, at either rate, but score all…

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2 thoughts on “Consultation as government seek to limit disabled people’s eligibility for Personal Independence Payment

  1. Pingback: Consultation as government seek to limit disabled people’s eligibility for Personal Independence Payment | jaynelinney #PIP | sdbast

  2. The Tories just want us to die while they keep their playboy lifestyle…I am getting damn sick of Camoron and his bunch of idiots and am even sicker that normal people who voted for them didnt think about what they were doing ……..all the people who voted Tory were doing was thinking of their own pockets ……so to all the people who voted Tory you deserve everything you get and I am so sorry that you couldnt see what they were up to. Damn the Tories and their voters!!!
    ps they will NOT kill me Im too bloody stubborn!

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