Nearly 14,000 disabled people have mobility cars taken away – BBC News

Nearly 14,000 disabled people have mobility cars taken away

By Nikki Fox
Disability correspondent

Published
3 February 2016

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image captionThe Motability Scheme allows disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair with the help of government funding

Nearly 14,000 disabled people who rely on a specialist motoring allowance have had their cars taken away from them following government welfare changes.

Figures seen by the BBC show almost half of those having to be reassessed for this support under the changes lost their Motability vehicle.

Many had been adapted to meet their [...]

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