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Do not make visits to other people's homes or gardens. Restrictions on care home visiting are not being relaxed. Those who are shielding should continue to take extra care.

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If you qualify for the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance you can choose to have your allowance meet the cost of having a car, powered wheelchair or scooter through a contract hire or hire purchase arrangement.

About the cars

Cars are supplied new from Motability accredited dealerships and customers can choose from over 20 car brands.

There are more than 3,500 Motability accredited car dealerships across the UK and a national network of accredited retailers of powered wheelchairs and scooters.

The Motability Scheme also provides a small number of used cars through hire purchase.