Blue Badge Scheme:Written question - 8344

Asked by Alberto Costa
(South Leicestershire)
Asked on: 27 January 2020
Department for Transport
Blue Badge Scheme
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the 2019 guidance on hidden disabilities and blue badge parking.
Answered by: Ms Nusrat Ghani
Answered on: 03 February 2020

The Department for Transport will review the impact of the expanded criteria on the Blue Badge scheme 12 months after implementation.

In the first 3 months of the new criteria being in operation, 12,299 people in England who had applied using the non-visible condition criteria were awarded a badge.

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