Warning over disability living allowance shake-up

 

Ministers must "learn the lessons" of past welfare changes or risk their proposed shake-up of disability support leaving many in poverty, it is claimed.

Plans to replace the disability living allowance (DLA) could lead to 85% of claimants cutting back on basics like food and transport, a charity warned.

The Papworth Trust said there was also anxiety over the reassessment process.

BBC News – Warning over disability living allowance shake-up

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