Consultation on changes to the Blue Badge eligibility criteria are being forced on the government, rather than being an attempt at inclusivity as minister’s have attempted to claim.
In a hard hitting article, Charities help cover up real reason government announced blue badge changes, the Disability News Service has pointed out that the consultation is the result of legal action taken by a claimant over a year ago.
Announcing the move, transport minister Jesse Norman said:
“Blue badges give people with disabilities the freedom to get jobs, see friends or go to the shops with as much ease as possible.
“We want to try to extend this to people with invisible disabilities, so they can enjoy the freedom to get out and about, where and when they want.”
What Norman didn’t add, however, but the Disability News Service have been quick to…
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