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Responsible Reform

Authors: Diary of a Benefit Scrounger, Dr S J Campbell et al

This report is a comprehensive presentation of the most relevant evidence available in 2012 on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and the proposals to replace it with a new benefit, Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

It gathers together existing information and analyses over 500 group responses to the Government’s consultation on Disability Living Allowance reform (obtained under FOI request 989).

The report is entirely written, researched, funded and supported by sick and disabled people who came together through social media to share their experiences, skills and talents.

"It was felt to be vitally important that with such sweeping reform of every kind of support we rely on going through Parliament, there was a need for a transparent, fact-based analysis of available data that had been presented by us."

And, it is argued in the report that reform must be measured, responsible and transparent, based on available evidence and designed with disabled people at the very heart of decision-making.


The publisher is The Spartacus Network.

Responsible Reform © Spartacus 2012.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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