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'Senseless' system leaves MS sufferers in Fenland without mobility benefit




Multiple sclerosis sufferers in Fenland have likely lost part of their mobility benefit under the new system, data reveals.

'Senseless' system leaves MS sufferers in Fenland without mobility benefit, figures show. (9076565)
'Senseless' system leaves MS sufferers in Fenland without mobility benefit, figures show. (9076565)

The MS Society says this is down to the "unfair and senseless" criteria for the Personal Independence Payment, which takes the highest mobility rate away from people who can walk more than 20 metres.

In February 2013, before the transition to PIP, there were 127 Disability Living Allowance claimants with MS in Fenland.


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