Disability Living Allowance


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Disability Living Allowance

A tax-free benefit provided by the UK government for children and adults under age 65 with physical and/or mental disability severe enough to require help with self-care or ambulation. While a DLA usually requires at least six months to approve, special rules apply for those with progressive disease (cancer, congestive cardiac failure) who are not expected to live for more than 6 months, for whom a DLA is granted in less than 6 months.
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Over the next two years, any existing Disability Living Allowance customers affected will receive a letter in advance of any change to their benefit explaining what they need to do and by when.
He walks with a white cane and receives Disability Living Allowance and Incapacity Benefit.
Getting started - worry-free motoring Motability offers recipients of the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance or War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement a brand new car every three years including insurance for two people, aftersales servicing and maintenance, full breakdown assistance from RAC, your annual tax disc delivered to your door (excluding NI and Isle of Man), an allowance of 60,000 miles over the three years and tyre and windscreen replacement.
Webb, of St Paul's Road, denies six counts relating to false claims of disability living allowance and incapacity benefit between 1996 and 2000.
Yet Disability Living Allowance is a tax-free benefit for disabled people who need help with mobility or care costs.
Yet Laura and her husband Graham, 45, have now been told the carer's part of Ava's Disability Living Allowance has been stopped.
PIP replaced disability living allowance in a Whitehall benefits shake-up on April 8 last year.
Many live in daily fear of cuts to essential benefits including Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and nowhere more so than in Wales.
Dodds, who lives in Gardeners Place, Langley Moor, County Durham, is facing charges of making false statements to dishonestly claim income support tax, disability living allowance and council tax benefit.
We also have the disability living allowance, attendance allowance the constant attendance allowance via the MoD, war widows' allowance, war disablement pensions, also via the MoD.
The court heard Hawthorn was claiming disability living allowance, income support, council tax benefit and housing benefit, and had also failed to pay income tax or national insurance contributions from his on-stage earnings.
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be replaced by the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), which charities say will remove support from many in real need.

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