Changes to Blue Badges

Last week, I received a letter from the Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling Secretary of State at the Department for Transport regarding the changes to eligibility criteria and a review of enforcement. I welcome these changes and I hope it helps to improve disabled peoples lives.

"I am writing to you today to inform you about the fourthcoming  publication of guidance to local authorities on the issuing of disabled parking badges following the decision to expand the eligibility criteria to include people with non-visible disabilities, where this affects their mobility, will also be able to obtain a blue Badge. This will benefit people who find road travel difficult, by providing better access to work and other other amenities, and will help combat loneliness by helping them stay connected to family and friends."

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