Our response to the government's change of direction on PIP

22 March 2016

In response to yesterday's announcement that the government will no longer make cuts to PIP benefits, a Leonard Cheshire Disability spokesperson said:

‘We welcome yesterday’s announcement and the change of direction from government on this issue.

‘PIP provides vital financial support for thousands of disabled people, enabling them to live independently and access employment.

‘We are also pleased to hear the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions intends to begin a conversation with disabled people and charities, and we look forward to being part of this important conversation.’