12 - 18 March 2016
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The Budget and benefit changes
A review of PIP (Personal Independence Payments) said the benefit was "not working as planned". The Government wants to cut PIP for people who currently receive it to help them afford specially-adapted appliances and equipment.
The initial response to the planned cuts appeared before the Budget
The announcement of the cuts in the Budget was greeted with disquiet by some Conservative backbenchers, who suggested they might vote against the measure.