Jeannie Bowpitt
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Disability benefit changes are 'black and white'

A new system of disability benefits has begun to take effect across England, Scotland and Wales.

Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) are replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) as part of the government's welfare reforms.

The government claims PIPs will target resources more effectively towards those who need it most.

Disability benefits claimant Jeannie Bowpitt told the BBC's Mike Sergeant that she is not happy about the assessments as they are ''black and white.''

  • 10 Jun 2013
  • From the section UK
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