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Finances: Benefits

Sources of help The most obvious written source is the Disability Rights Handbook. This is updated every April and published by the Disability Alliance (see Appendix 2). This guide is very readable but, unless you are familiar with interpreting legislation, you should still seek advice from other sources. • The Benefits Agency handles social security […]

Mobility and managing everyday life: Driving

Benefits available There are a number of benefits for which you may be eligible. If you receive the higher rate mobility allowance, you will be allowed to claim exemption from vehicle excise duty (road tax) on one vehicle. This exemption is given on condition that the vehicle is used ‘solely for the purposes of the […]