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  1. What is Personal Independence Payment?

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    PIP is the new allowance which is gradually replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for disabled people aged between 16 and 64.

    Like DLA, PIP has two components: a daily living component and a mobility component. Each component has two rates of payment: a ‘standard rate’ and an ‘enhanced rate’ which will be the same amount as the DLA. You can lease a Motability car, scooter or powered wheelchair by using the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of PIP, similar to the Higher Rate Mobility Component of DLA.

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