Poll: UK divided over benefits

As major changes to disability benefits begin to come into force in the North of England today, the latest Index poll conducted by ComRes for ITV News reveals that the British public is deeply divided over the benefit reforms.

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Disability campaigner: PIP system 'very restrictive'

Disability campaigner Jane Young has said that the new Personal Independence Payment benefit scheme will be "more restrictive" that the current Disability Living Allowance syste,

Ms Young who has musculo-skeletal disorder which affects her mobility, also said that she feared the changes in criteria would lead to some wheelchair users including herself, losing some support.

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