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With the exception of the material below, the copyright to all the written material and images are held by me, Giles Elliott.

The exceptions are the list of descriptors and the definitions for Personal Independence Payment, and, arguably, the contents of some other tables, which are taken from the DWP website and are available to all freely, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

You are welcome to take copies of pages from this site if they are for your own personal use.

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