Consultation outcome

Disability Living Allowance reform

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

Download the full outcome

DLA reform response

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DLA reform (easy read version)

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Detail of outcome

Summary of 5500 consultation responses and further information on the replacement of Disability Living Allowance and the introduction of Personal Independence Payment for people of working age (16-64) from 2013/14.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Seeking views on Personal Independence Payments, the proposed replacement for the Disability Living Allowance, including BSL video versions of the consultation.

Documents

DLA reform

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DLA reform executive summary (Welsh)

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DLA reform executive summary

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DLA reform quick summary (Welsh)

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DLA reform quick summary

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DLA reform (easy read version)

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on the government‘s proposals to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new benefit – Personal Independence Payment.

The Personal Independence Payment will continue to be a non-means tested, extra costs benefit paid to people who are in and out of work. It will help disabled people remove the barriers they face to leading full and independent lives. The consultation applies to England, Wales and Scotland.

You can watch British Sign Language editions of:

  • the consultation summary

the consultation summary

  • the consultation questions

the consultation questions

You can read the responses to the consultation on the The National Archives as follows: