Scottish Government To Improve Lives Of Disabled

"From news.gov.scot yesterday: Disabled people will have more choice in how they apply for benefits when the Scottish Government takes responsibility for Disability Assistance next year. Under the current DWP system people can only apply for Disability Assistance by post or telephone. Under the new Scottish system people will be able to choose to apply for the payment in the way that suits their needs – online or face-to-face, as well as by phone or by post. https://news.gov.scot/news/disability-benefits-applications-made-easier-1This is merely the latest in a long line of initiatives marking Scotland out as a place which treats disabled folk a bit better than its Tory neighbour in England or its Labour neighbour in Wales:"