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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