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15-May-12, 06:10
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

500,000 Could Lose Disability Benefit

From Public Sector Executive Half a million people who currently receive disability living allowance (DLA) may be ineligible to get help under the replacement programme, personal independence payments (PIP). The changes will help cut the annual cost of such payments by 2.24bn, according to work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith, who said far more people have been claiming under the current system than can possibly be explained by illness, sickness or disability. ... [Read Full Article (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=2995)]