DWP Press Release February 3rd 2014 "existing DLA claimants in and around Carlisle, Lancaster, Darlington, Harrogate, and York to claim PIP if the claimant turns 16"
Read more about PIP from Contact a Family here http://www.cafamily.org.uk/know-your-rights/benefits-and-tax-credits/personal-independence-payment + http://www.cafamily.org.uk/pipguide including points for Daily Living and Mobility (pages 17-21)
Limited roll-out of Disability Living Allowance in the North of England (Bootle Benefit Centre). 16 year olds are treated as new claimants. Claimants will undergo face to face assessments for the new Personal Independence Payment...Read the archived page here http://edyourself.org./bootle.pdf
Related PagesChanges to Benefit System
DLA to PIP
PIP for Young People
Spartacus Report 2011
Personal Independence Payment Consultation Response 2012