One in 10 people with MS could face disability benefit cuts

We’ve published new figures today which reveal the severe extent of possible benefits cuts for people living with MS.

We estimate that more than a thousand people with MS have already had their benefits downgraded since Personal Independence Payment (PIP) replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for some.

Downgraded

Of those eligible for DLA, 93% of people with MS received the highest rate of mobility support. But of the 4,349 who have so far been moved over to PIP, only 70% have received the same rate.

With more than 80% of…

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