DLA Replacement Plans Could Breach Human Rights Laws

Great blog post from Same Difference

Finally someone talking sense on this. Thank you very much, Mike Charles!

Plans to cut disability benefits could breach human rights laws, the government has been warned.

Ministers want to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new Personal Independence Payment.

The government says the changes are designed to streamline the system as well as make cuts of 20%.

Disability lawyer Mike Charles told the BBC the moves could be unlawful if they denied individuals the right to quality of life.

DLA Replacement Plans Could Breach Human Rights Laws « Same Difference

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