Thursday, 8 December 2011

Disabled Motoring UK welcomes Government u-turn over disability benefit

Source Disabled Motoring UK:
Disabled Motoring UK welcomes the news that plans to axe mobility benefit payments to disabled people living in care homes are being dropped. The Government had planned to cut the “mobility” part of Disability Living Allowance – currently worth £51 per week – for those in residential care, claiming that existing Local Authority contracts with care homes should cover residents’ mobility needs.
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