Thousands more could be stripped of incapacity benefit

An article in today’s Community Care magazine:

Thousands of people could be stripped of their incapacity benefit under Treasury plans to introduce means testing.

“Sources within the Treasury have confirmed to The Times that they are seeking to squeeze more from the incapacity benefit budget and estimate that means testing could save up to £2bn a year.

The change could see thousands of people stripped of the benefits if their household income is deemed to be too high.”…

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