Consultation outcome

Blue Badge (disabled parking) scheme eligibility review

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The Department for Transport has published a summary of responses and government response to this consultation on widening the Blue Badge eligibility criteria. Our proposals will ensure that equality issues are addressed and that there is parity for people with physical and non-physical disabilities.

Original consultation

Summary

Proposals to extend Blue Badge eligibility to people with non-physical conditions.

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Consultation description

We are proposing changing the eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme to include people with non-physical conditions.

This is part of the government’s objective is to ensure that those people with the greatest need have access to badges, whilst ensuring the scheme remains sustainable.

Note that the online response system offers the option to print or save a copy of your response for your own records when you’ve completed it.

Documents

Blue Badge scheme: consultation on eligibility

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Blue Badge scheme: consultation on eligibility (easy read)

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Blue Badge scheme: consultation on eligibility (easy read answers document)

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Published 21 January 2018
Last updated 29 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Consultation outcome published.
  2. Easy read consultation and answer booklets added.
  3. Revised postal address.
  4. First published.