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Personal Independence Payments - Disability Living Allowance

    The Disability Living Allowance (DLA) was replaced by the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for people of working age (16 to 64) on 8 April 2013, even if they have an indefinite or lifetime award.

    The introduction of PIP is part of a wider reform of the welfare system. The new benefit will better reflect today’s understanding of disability which has changed significantly in the two decades since DLA was introduced.

    More information is available on our guide here.

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