Introducing PIP for new claimants from April 2013

This fact sheet outlines the phased approach to introducing Personal Independence Payment (PIP), starting with new claims from April 2013.

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This fact sheet is no longer up to date. Find the latest information about Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for support organisations in the Personal Independence Payment toolkit.



This fact sheet is aimed at support organisations who work with disabled people. It provides an overview of the phased approach to the introduction of PIP, including key dates and who and which parts of the country are affected.

British Sign Language (BSL) video

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Published 3 September 2013
Last updated 20 September 2013 + show all updates
  1. We are delaying the PIP reassessment for some DLA claimants by 3 weeks until 28 October, following the consultation on the PIP ‘moving around’ assessment criteria, to give the government more time to consider responses and to respond.
  2. First published.