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Impact of UK Welfare Policy on Disabled People

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 30, 2017


ISBN 978 1 78851 380 7 (web only publication)
PPDAS 316726

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Ministerial Foreword

1. Introduction

2. Changes in welfare policy that have affected disabled people

3. Direct impacts of Personal Independence Payments
3.1 Background to PIP
3.2 Fiscal impact of PIP
3.3 Rollout of PIP
3.4 Financial impact of PIP on disabled people
3.5 Mandatory Reconsiderations and Appeals
3.6 Impact of PIP on different disabilities
3.7 Geographical variation of PIP award success rates

4. Indirect impacts of Personal Independence Payments
4.1 Assessments
4.2 Motability

5. Impact of Employment and Support Allowance changes
5.1 Background to ESA
5.2 ESA sanctions
5.3 Removal of the ESA work-related activity component
5.4 Other changes to ESA

6. Bedroom Tax