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* 1. Have you applied for disability benefits (for example ESA, DLA, PIP or Attendance Allowance) within the last year?

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* 2. The benefit application form was straightforward and easy to understand?

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* 3. Did you need support to complete the application form?

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* 4. Did you have to attend a physical assessment as part of the application process?

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* 5. During the assessment, the assessor understood how HIV can impact upon my health?

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* 6. Did you seek advocacy or support during the assessment, for example having a third party in the room?

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* 7. Has the assessment process had a negative impact on your health?

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* 8. What measures can be put in place for people to know their rights when applying for disability benefits:

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* 9. What changes could be made to simplify the process for applying for disability benefits?

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* 10. What changes could be made to simplify the process for appealing a decision?

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* 11. The Scottish Government has committed to maintaining the current level of disability benefits and to raise them by at least the rate of Consumer Price Index inflation. Should the Scottish Government commit to raising benefits every year and if yes, by what measure?

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