Activists Combine To Offer PIP Assessment Recording Kits




By John Pring in Disability News Service.


Disabled activists have responded to the government’s continuing failure to deal with the dishonesty and inaccuracy of the disability benefit assessment process by launching schemes to ensure that claimants can record their own assessments.

Grassroots groups of disabled activists launched two separate campaigns this week that aim to help disabled people preparing for a face-to-face assessment for personal independence payment (PIP).

Disabled People Against Cuts Sheffield (DPAC Sheffield) launched its campaign to Put PIP Assessments #OnTheRecord with the support of Disability Sheffield.

The campaign will allow disabled people from Sheffield to borrow the specialised equipment needed to record their PIP assessment*.


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