Government agrees to review ‘discriminatory’ blue badge guidance

The government has agreed to review “discriminatory” guidance that has made it almost impossible for many disabled people whose mobility is affected by mental health conditions or autism to secure a blue parking badge.

The pledge follows a legal challenge from a disabled person who had had a blue badge for 30 years, but was told by his local council earlier this year that he no longer qualified because of the new Department for Transport (DfT) guidance.

read more here: http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/government-agrees-to-review-discriminatory-blue-badge-guidance/

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