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kane1994
kane1994 Community member Posts: 108 Courageous
edited May 7 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi, 

What's peoples understanding of this is it everyone on pip regardless of how the illness affects you or is it certain groups of people that they believe can do without PIP payments? 
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,167 Disability Gamechanger
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    I totally understand how so many people are worried but there’s so many threads here about this. 

    Nothing is certain yet whether changes will or will not be made. No one knows anything more than what has already been said. People are just assuming things but in reality no one really knows.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 3,290 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @kane1994, I can understand that the news sounds really worrying but we know very little about things at this stage. As Poppy mentioned, everything is currently just speculation. Nobody is immediately at risk and it will likely take a while for the consultations to conclude anything. We are also due a general election soon, and that might mean everything changes again, but we'll be keeping everyone informed as soon as we get any new information :)
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  • kane1994
    kane1994 Community member Posts: 108 Courageous
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    Thank you for the responses I hope all is clear soon. 
  • kane1994
    kane1994 Community member Posts: 108 Courageous
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    Hi, 

    Do you know any more about lcwra are they stopping or Reassessments for currently claimants or changing it all together? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,167 Disability Gamechanger
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    kane1994 said:
    Hi, 

    Do you know any more about lcwra are they stopping or Reassessments for currently claimants or changing it all together? 
    No one knows anything more than what was announced last year. Until then everything remains as it is now. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,115 Disability Gamechanger
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    These are all proposals and ideas nothing decided and probably nothing will be unless the Tories win the election which is highly unlikely

    2024 Election won

  • Ironside1990
    Ironside1990 Community member Posts: 75 Pioneering
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    Yes, @woodbine these are proposals. Surely if we get vouchers, then that will render the PIP name meaningless.

    How are vouchers promoting independence to disabled people? Your basically being told how much to spend and where you spend. At least cash payments give disabled people financial independence.

    I don't think the Tories will win the GE for this to come into action. Fingers crossed.


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