Blue Badge Scheme:Written question - 237698

(Bristol West)
Asked on: 27 March 2019
Department for Transport
Blue Badge Scheme
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 March 2019 to Question 231515 on Blue Badge Scheme, which disability organisations his Department has consulted with on developing the guidance on the expanded eligibility criteria for Blue Badges; and on what date he plans for people with non-physical and hidden disabilities to be able to apply for Blue Badges.
Answered by: Jesse Norman
Answered on: 04 April 2019

The Department for Transport has consulted with the following disability groups Alzheimer’s UK, Disabled Motoring, Scope, Down’s Syndrome Association, Dementia UK, National Autistic Society, Mencap, Parkinson’s UK Anxiety UK and Crohns & Colitis.

The Department hopes to lay these new regulations in Parliament in April 2019, and they will specify when these changes will come into force.

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