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  1. Sir Bert Massie CBE DL (1949 - 2017)

    It was with deep sadness that we learned of the death of Motability Governor Sir Bert Massie following his recent illness.

    In the early 1970s, Sir Bert worked for the Liverpool Association for the Disabled. In 1978, he joined the Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation, where he became Director in 1990. He remained there until the end of 1999 when became Chairman of the Disability Rights Commission (DRC).

    • date:26 Oct 2017
  2. Teenager’s dream to drive becomes a reality on his 18th birthday

    On Wednesday 23 August, the Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) gave a Leicestershire teenager the gift of a lifetime on his 18th birthday by making his dream to drive a reality.

    • date:8 Sep 2017
  3. 40th Anniversary

    Motability celebrates 40th Anniversary with Her Majesty The Queen

    Her Majesty The Queen hosted a ceremony at Windsor Castle on Tuesday 25th April to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Motability, the charity that has provided a ‘road to freedom’ for millions of disabled people and their families.

    • date:26 Apr 2017
  4. Introduction to the Motability Scheme

    We offer a range of resources, available free of charge, that you can refer to and pass on to disabled people and their families. Watch our short video clip below that provides an introduction to the Motability Scheme.

    • date:14 Oct 2016
  5. Welcome to the new website for Motability

    On this website ( you can find information about Motability, the Charity, the Motability Scheme, charitable grants, details about fundraising events and activities. We also provide resources for health professionals and advisors to help raise awareness of the Motability Scheme and you can order everything you need from

    • date:22 Jun 2016
  6. Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson MP presents keys of Motability Scheme car to constituent

    Justin Tomlinson, Minister for Disabled People and MP for Swindon North, presented the keys of a new Motability Scheme car to his constituent Madge Trinder on Thursday 20 August. The presentation took place at Pebley Beach Swindon, Paddington Drive.

    • date:21 Aug 2015
  7. Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, presents keys of Motability Scheme car to former Marine injured in Afghanistan

    Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, presented the keys of a new Motability Scheme car to Andy Grant, a former Royal Marine Commando who was injured while serving in Afghanistan.

    • date:25 Mar 2015
  8. Chris Heaton-Harris MP presents keys of Motability car to constituent

    Chris Heaton-Harris, MP for Daventry, presented the keys of a new Motability car to his constituent Ian Thorneycroft on Friday 24 January. The presentation took place at Danetre Vauxhall, London Road, Daventry.

    • date:28 Jan 2014
  9. Motability announces one-off transitional support package

    For customers who will no longer be eligible for the Motability Scheme following their reassessment for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Motability plans to provide a one-off transitional package of support regarding alternative mobility arrangements.

    • date:27 Sep 2013
  10. Personal Independence Payment

    As part of its welfare reform programme, the Government has started to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new benefit called Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for disabled people aged between 16 and 64.

    • date:31 Jan 2013