Blue Badge Scheme

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many complaints his Department has received on the eligibility criteria for Blue Badges; and whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to amend those criteria; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

This information is not recorded.

The Department is reviewing how the scheme works for people with hidden disabilities, to ensure that the rules and guidance are clear and that those with the greatest needs have access to badges. It is too early to say what the outcome of this work will be.

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