PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP) is a payment which a person may get in order to help with some of the extra costs they may face if they have a long term ill-health or disability. Today, a charity has announced it is urging change, following a survey of 900 people who live with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
The Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is ending for people who are aged between 16 to 64, with these people affected potentially able to claim the Personal Independence Payment. The government website currently states that a person will continue to receive DLA until the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) invites them to apply for PIP and that they do not need to do anything until the DWP writes to them about their DLA unless circumstances change.
Today, the MS Society has said people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) have condemned the process for accessing disabilities…
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