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Hospitals: Parking

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 31st October 2019.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to bring forward proposals requiring all NHS trusts and foundation trusts to abolish all charges for disabled car parking at NHS hospitals in England.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The level and appropriateness of car parking charges at National Health Service sites is the responsibility of the local NHS trust. The Department have published the NHS Car Parking Principles which clearly state that concessions should be offered to groups who most need help, such as disabled people including those with blue badges and temporary disabilities.

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