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Councils need to do better when managing Blue Badge scheme, says DMUK

Disabled Motoring UK alarmed by local authorities lack of action on Blue Badge abuse and failures to ensure provision is adequate

Mark Moran
07 June 2022
Heidi Turner
Heidi Turner


Disabled Motoring UK has expressed its disappointment at the lack of focus in local authority attitudes towards delivering and enforcing Blue Badge parking. In February, the charity submitted a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to all local authorities responsible for issuing the Blue Badge in the UK.

A total of 207 authorities were contacted in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. There were responses from 180 councils.

DMUK said the responses it received indicate that obtaining a...

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