Victoria Derbyshire’s Feature On PIP Delays

Posted: May 14, 2015 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Same Difference

The High Court has been told that some disabled people had to rely on food banks and suffered health setbacks, while they waited for benefits to be processed.

A group of disabled people is taking legal action against the government over delays in their Personal Independence Payments, a new benefit being rolled out across Britain

Victoria Derbyshire spoke to Disability Correspondent Nikki Fox, Penny Tyas, who had to wait seven months for her disability payments to be approved after she was diagnosed with MS and Nigel Mills, the Conservative MP for Amber Valley, who sat on the House of Commons’ Work and Pensions Committee during the last parliament.

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