Annie Macleod: Postcode lottery is punishing families living with disabilities

  Herald Scotland 

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Imagine being afraid to retire because your hard-earned pension and lump sum might be eaten up by the costs of your partner’s care. Imagine facing years of older age in poverty because the money you’d saved to cushion your later years has already been spent on providing care for someone else. Imagine these punishing taxes on your partner’s disability only being payable just because of where you live.
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