Blue Badge Scheme: Applications

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 18 October 2023.

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Photo of Navendu Mishra Navendu Mishra Labour, Stockport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has had recent discussions with local authorities on the potential merits of increasing funding for the processing of blue badge applications.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Local authorities are responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Blue Badge scheme, although the Department for Transport provide the overall criteria nationally, and officials regularly engage with them about different aspects of the scheme.

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