1. Central

Benefit changes concerns

We're in the middle of big changes to the benefits' system and on Monday a trial will begin, phasing out the Disability Living Allowance and replacing it with a Personal Independence Payment.

View all 8 updates ›

How will under 16s be affected by benefit allowance changes?

The Government has confirmed that there are no current plans to replace Disability Living Allowance for children under 16 and people aged 65 and over who are already receiving the allowance.

The new system being introduced, Personal Independence Payment, is based on an assessment of individual need. The new assessment will focus on an individual’s ability to carry out a range of key activities necessary to everyday life.

More top news