Blue Badge Scheme: Disability Living Allowance

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 6 September 2018.

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Photo of Rosena Allin-Khan Rosena Allin-Khan Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether levels of payment of Disabled Living Allowance are used to assess applications for Blue Badges.

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

A person who receives the higher rate of the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance is eligible for a Blue Badge under the Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) Regulations 2000, as amended. Similarly, a person will be eligible if they receive a score of at least 8 points in relation to the "moving around" activity of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment.

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