Statement from DWP on changes to PIP regulations First published on 23 February 2017 You may have seen recent articles in the press about changes to PIP. The Government has published a statement which contains this reassurance: “This is not a policy change and will not result in any claimants seeing a reduction in the amount of PIP previously awarded by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The purpose is to restore the original intention of the benefit which has been expanded by the legal judgments.” If you have questions, here are the relevant telephone numbers: The PIP Claim Line Telephone 0800 917 2222 Textphone 0800 917 7777. If you cannot answer the questions on the phone, request a paper form. Read more at https://www.scope.org.uk/support/disabled-people/benefits/personal-independence-payment-pip#wghzZXc0xRJ0uT5T.99 The full statement below is taken from GOV.UK and may be found here:https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-personal-independence-payment-regulations From: Department for Work and Pensions Part of: Welfare reform Read the Written Ministerial Statement and Equality Analysis.