The financial support provided by disability premiums are vitally important, as they ensure families are able to meet the significant additional costs faced by families with disabled children. The government intends to simplify the benefit system by aligning child and adult disability premiums, which could have a devastating impact on a family’s living standards.

Month of publication 
May
Year of publication 
2011
Number of pages 
3
Author 
Ellen Broomé, Sam Royston , Laura Rodrigues,
Category 
Parliamentary briefings