Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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kitty1233
kitty1233 Community member Posts: 7 Listener
Hi I've just been awarded enchanced rate pip. I've been told I'm entitled to my car tax free. Is there anything else I'm entitled to. 

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  • wilko
    wilko Community member Posts: 2,458 Disability Gamechanger
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    Remember when you get free Road tax your car is classed as a disabled vehicle. And is thus meant for the sole use and benefit of the claiment. So if your car is low tax band it may be wise to not take up free road tax if others use your car. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,098 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
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    kitty1233 said:
    Hi I've just been awarded enchanced rate pip. I've been told I'm entitled to my car tax free. Is there anything else I'm entitled to. 
    That will depend if you're claiming daily living or mobility, for free road tax then you need Enhanced mobility.

    If it's mobility and you scored the points in moving around part then you're automatically entitled to a blue badge. If you scored the points in following and planning a journey then you'll need to see the criteria of your local council because Enhanced mobility for following and planning a journey doesn't automatically entitle you to a BB.

    If it's daily living then you won't automatically be entitled to the BB and there's no free road tax.
    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.
  • kitty1233
    kitty1233 Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    Thanks. It's the parking blue badge I'd benefit from . 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,098 Disability Gamechanger
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    kitty1233 said:
    Thanks. It's the parking blue badge I'd benefit from . 
    You say you were awarded Enhanced PIP but was this for daily living or mobility? You haven't said which one you were awarded.
    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.
  • DuffersMum
    DuffersMum Community member Posts: 196 Pioneering
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    Enhanced mobility also means you can apply for a free bus pass
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,098 Disability Gamechanger
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    Enhanced mobility also means you can apply for a free bus pass
    If you scored the points in the moving around part yes it does. If you scored the points in following an planning a journey, it depends on the criteria of a local council. It doesn't automatically qualify you.
    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.
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