Changes to Blue Badge Rules

From Friday, 30th August 2019, the Blue Badge parking scheme is set to be expanded.

From Friday, 30th August 2019, the Blue Badge parking scheme is set to be expanded to include those with "hidden disabilities" - including drivers or passengers with dementia, anxiety disorders or reduced mobility. The new guidance, which represents the biggest change to the scheme since the 1970s, will offer a lifeline to people who often find road travel difficult by providing better access to work and other amenities. Contact have produced an updated guide for families on their website.

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  • Disability
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