Planned changes to disability benefits will be “kicked into the long grass”, according to a government source.
Chancellor George Osborne faced criticism over the cuts announced last week, which were likely to affect some 640,000 people.
The changes had been expected to shave £1.3bn a year off the Personal Independence Payments (PIP) bill.
“We need to take time and get reforms right and that will mean looking again at these proposals,” the source said.
“We are not wedded to specific sums – it is about making sure that what will be an increasing amount of money goes to those who need it most.”
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