PIP Leaves Disabled Couple Isolated At Home In Plymouth

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A disabled man from Plymouth who has had his benefits slashed will no longer be able to afford his mobility vehicle which he relies heavily upon to get to work.

Tim Hill who has suffered from scoliosis since birth can’t walk without assistance.

Tim uses the vehicle to get from his home in Leigham to his job in Dartmoor, but with the large cut to his Personal Independence Payment the car will be taken from Tim in the coming weeks as he simply cannot afford to stump up the extra cost needed to keep the car.

Whilst also holding down a job at the Two Bridges Hotel in Dartmoor, Tim was a part time carer for his disabled wife Michelle, who has to use a power wheelchair to get around.

But since he received the letter from PIP six weeks ago telling him that his benefits were to be…

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