• January 15, 2020

    The key reason for loss of support has been the introduction of the ‘20 metre rule’ in PIP assessments, says Disability Rights UK.

  • June 21, 2019

    Motability Operations, which provides some disabled people with a leased car in return for their disability benefit, has £2.5 billion of reserves.

  • January 9, 2019

    The National Audit Office highlighted "extraordinarily high levels of reserves and executive pay" at Motability Operations.

  • January 14, 2013

    Disabled people have today published 'Emergency Stop', a new report analysing the economic and social impact of the Personal Independence Payment regulations.

  • January 14, 2013

    In January last year (2012) I predicted that thousands of disabled people would lose their Motability vehicles under the Government’s draft criteria for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), set to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) under the Welfare Reform Act. When the Government published the final version of the criteria recently, it turned out that the reality is far, far worse than we could have imagined. That is one of the harsh realities of the We Are Spartacus 'Emergency - Stop' report and campaign launched today.

  • December 27, 2012

    Many thousands of disabled people with serious musculo-skeletal conditions, serious heart conditions or respiratory difficulties, cerebral palsy, neurological conditions such as MS and ME and many more will no longer benefit from the Motability vehicle scheme under new government proposals, writes Jane Young. Their car will simply be taken away before they have a chance to appeal. In this article she explains what is happening under proposals for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and how concerned individuals and organisations can respond.