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Ben McBean who served with Taunton-based 40 Commando, lost a leg and an arm in Afghanistan. He could lose his weekly allowance but says he can only get about in constant pain on an artificial limb he had to buy himself. Eli-Louise Wringe has his story.
Maria Miller MP, Minister for Disabled People, says it is important that people who no longer need help have their benefits stopped
A Royal Marine who lost an arm and a leg while serving on the frontline in Afghanistan has criticised government plans on cuts in disability allowance.
Ben McBean, who's from Plymouth, served with Taunton-based 40 Commando. He fears he'll lose his benefits under the plans and says they are 'a joke'.
The government says the new system is fairer and gets the money to those who need it most.