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Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

12,300 people with hidden disabilities benefit from changes

16 January 2020
The Blue Badge portal
The Blue Badge portal

 

Thousands of people with Parkinson’s, dementia, epilepsy and other ‘hidden disabilities’ have gained access to the benefits from Blue Badges under new rules introduced last summer, says the Department for Transport (DfT).

The new rules, introduced by transport secretary Grant Shapps in August, widened the eligibility criteria to ensure that people with ‘invisible’ disabilities are not disadvantaged.

The parking concessions Blue Badges provide help people access...

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