Katie Davidson, 21, suffers from a range of mental and physical disabilities including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, joint hypermobility syndrome, which causes her a lot of pain and restricted movement, panic attacks, depression and anxiety.
For the past two years she has been receiving £82.20 a week on the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) enhanced care rate as well as the standard mobility payment of £21.80 a week.
Her partner and full-time carer Martin Laird, 23, was also in receipt of £62.10 a week in Carer’s Allowance because she needs round-the-clock care.
However, after a DWP assessment, Katie got a letter saying that her PIP enhanced care payment has stopped and her partner would no longer…
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