The government wants to reverse the effects of a court ruling which expands the number of people who can claim Personal Independence Payments. The PM's official spokesman said the welfare system was a "strong safety net for those who are in need of it". Meanwhile, a No 10 aide apologised for any offence after saying benefits should go to "really disabled people". No 10 policy unit head George Freeman had faced calls to apologise after saying on Sunday those "taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety" should not receive Personal Independence Payments. On Monday he tweeted: "Having experienced myself traumatic anxiety as a child carer living w alcohol I know all too well the pain anxiety + depression causes... "Which is why as a former health minister and policy adviser I am passionate about supporting mental health and disability, and hugely regret if my comment about the need to prioritise the most 'serious disabilities' inadvertently caused any offence which was not intended." Disability benefit changes criticised The prime minister's official spokesman said the Personal Independence Payments (PIP) reforms were not about saving money and said that about 50bn a year was spent on supporting people with disabilities and health conditions. "The government has been clear on the parity of esteem we want to see between mental and physical health," the spokesman said. "What we are doing now is restoring the original intention of the PIPs which was to make sure there was a sustainable benefit to provide continued support to those who face the greatest barrier to living independent lives." Pressed on whether the prime minister had a message ชุดคลุมท้องทํางาน for those who could be affected by the changes, the spokesman said "nobody is losing ชุดคลุมท้อง สีดำ out". He said a recent tribunal on assessments for PIP payments had "broadened" the criteria. Image caption George Freeman has labelled recent tribunal ชุดคลุมท้อง rulings on disabilities as "bizarre" The government is proposing changes to PIPs, which replaced the Disability Living Allowance, after tribunal rulings that claimants with psychological problems who cannot travel without help must be treated like those who are blind.
The contest was based on total meals, with 1.2 pounds of food equaling one meal and $1 equaling four meals, according to Revere officials. Cinderellas Closet offering free prom dresses, accessories RICHFIELD Revere Local Schools, Revere Community C.A.R.E., Fussy Cleaners and the Richfield Police Department are partnering to present Cinderellas Closet March 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the cafeteria at Revere High School, located at 3420 Everett Road. According to event officials, Cinderellas Closet includes the giveaway of a formal prom dress and accessories such as shoes, purses and more to students who need assistance to make prom a special night. For more information, call 330-659-4750. Renacci to host Military Academy Day GREEN U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R-District 16) will host a Military Academy Day March 25 from 10 a.m. to noon in the conference room at Akron General Health & Wellness Center Green, located at 1940 Town Park Blvd. This event is for those interested in attending the U.S.
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