The Motability Scheme allows disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair with the help of government funding.

Oh, it’s very cute, this.

You see, removing a person’s Motability vehicle removes their ability to – for example – get to the shops.

It means they may be isolated in their homes.

It means they won’t be able to appeal against the decision because they won’t be able to attend any appeal hearing.

But the Conservative Government can say they had the opportunity to appeal and the opportunity to attend; they just didn’t take it.

If you look, there are probably stories of such cases already.

It’s just another example of Tory chequebook euthanasia.

Nearly 14,000 disabled people who rely on a specialist motoring allowance have had their cars taken away from them following government welfare changes.

Figures seen by the BBC show almost half of those having to be reassessed for this support under the changes lost their Motability vehicle.

Many had been adapted to meet their owners’ needs and campaigners warn it could lead to a loss of independence.

But the government says the new process is fairer and people can appeal.

Source: Nearly 14,000 disabled people have mobility cars taken away – BBC News

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