Action taken against Blue Badge parking abuse

Originally Publish By Crime and safety Parking enforcement officers and fraud investigators at Middlesbrough Council worked together to crack down and help detect blue badge abuse as part of the National Blue Badge Day of Action.   The event on May 24 saw over 100 councils from across the country take part to help tackle…

Blue Badge three-month warning for millions of people currently using the permit as a driver or passenger

Blue Badges are issued by local councils and usually valid for three years Originally Publish By Linda Howard Money and Consumer Writer The latest statistics from the Department for Transport and Transport Scotland show there are currently more than 2.8 million Blue Badge holders in England (2.57m) and Scotland (235,779). The Scottish figure may be much higher…

Blue Badge National Day of Action welcomed

The Blue Badge National Day of Action, on 24 May, is being welcomed, with Bromley Council joining other local authorities across the country to tackle fraudulent use of the Blue Badge scheme image by Jakub Pabis/unsplashimage by Jakub Pabis/unsplash The national focus complements Bromley’s own work to protect the integrity of the Blue Badge scheme,…

Blue badge fraud crackdown finds family travel across London to use dead relatives’ badges

Originally Publish By Harrison Galliven Nearly 20 cases of blue badge misuse have been discovered in Merton during the first week of the council’s inaugural effort to crack down on disability parking fraud. One councillor likened the fraud to “stealing from a charity donation box”. Merton Council announced it has completed the first week of its collaboration with…