Budget proposes cutting DLA for 20% of claimants
The detailed budget documents reveal some of the policy assumptions behind the Government’s spending estimates. With respect to Disability Living Allowance, the policy costings document reveals that the £1.075 billion reduction in DLA costs (2014/15) is intended to come from:
a 20 per cent reduction in caseload and expenditure once fully rolled out.
The document also states that all claimants will be required to undertake a new disability test every three years.