What Personal Independence Payment (PIP) means for local authorities

PIP guidance for local authority employees.


What PIP means for local authorities

Welsh: What PIP means for local authorities

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This guidance explains how PIP affects local authorities. It covers:

  • the impact on sharing of data between benefit systems
  • how access to other disability benefits and services is affected
  • exemption from the benefit cap
  • where to go for further guidance and support

The PIP toolkit gives more information about PIP for support organisations and claimant advisers.

Published 6 May 2014
Last updated 6 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the guide to reflect the change to the eligible age range for PIP.
  2. First published.