Millions of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants will see an increase to their finances in just a couple of months.
In April, the benefit which is designed to provide extra financial help to those living with a long-term mental or physical health condition or disability, will receive an uprate.
Currently, 3.4 million Brits claim the benefit, a large proportion of which receive it for psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, autism, and dementia.
Those claiming PIP received a £150 cost of living payment last year. Despite this, campaigners have called for claimants to be eligible for the same £900 package that those claiming income-based benefits have been receiving, Teesside Live reports. Try MEN Premium now for FREE...Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk