What's happening BDA news England BDA raised concerns on PIP with DWP The British Deaf Association (BDA) called for a formal meeting with the Head of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) / Personal Independence Payment (PIP) at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). This was due to serious concerns raised by Deaf individuals over their experiences of PIP assessments and the resulting PIP decisions. David Buxton, BDA’s Director of Campaigns and Communications and Simon Hesselberg, DLA/PIP advocate, attended this morning’s meeting at the DWP. This short video tells you what happened at the meeting. SECOND MEETING WITH DWP - 12/07/2016: "Second meeting with DWP concerning PIP" UPDATE FROM DWP - 12/07/2016: "Open consultation - Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: second independent review call for evidence" (link to DWP's website) THIRD MEETING WITH DWP - 11/11/2016: "Third meeting with DWP concerning PIP"