Tories have forced 75,000 disabled people to give up their adapted cars

A cruel Tory benefits shake-up has forced 75,000 disabled people to give up their adapted cars, it has emerged.

Motability bosses revealed the shocking figure tonight.

The charity leases adapted cars to people which are paid for by disability benefit. But thousands of its clients have lost out after being moved from the old Disability Living Allowance to the new Personal Independence Payment, which Tory ministers launched in 2013.

Tonight Motability director Declan O’Mahoney confessed that figure now stands at 75,000 people – 43% of the 175,000 Motability clients who have moved from DLA to PIP so far.

He told MPs on the Treasury and Work and Pensions committees: “They either drop to standard rate [of payment] or nil, and as a consequence they’ve had to leave the scheme.”

Source: Cruel Tory benefit shake-up has forced 75,000 disabled people to give up their adapted cars – Mirror Online


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5 Thoughts to “Tories have forced 75,000 disabled people to give up their adapted cars”

  1. So where as all the money gone ????

    1. NMac

      Tax cuts for the millionaires Roland.

    2. PJB

      I’ve been asking the same questions for a few years and no answers, people still vote for the nasty party.

  2. Jenny

    Gone to reduce the Deficit as any fule kno.It was in the news- deficit gone.( Austerity stays though) How this has been achieved nobody know actually as it has cost more to take away from sick and disabled people and children than it has saved.

  3. PJB

    The Tories have borrowed more money than Labour ever did in the 13 + years in power, people never starved people to death and the amount of

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