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Lib Dems push for increase in blue badge spaces in Brentwood

October 11, 2019 12:13 PM
Originally published by Brentwood Liberal Democrats

Blue BadgeWelcoming the news that blue badge permits will be extended to those with mental health disabilities as well as pnysical, Cllr Jay Laplain tabled the following motion:

In light of the excellent news that the blue badge scheme will be extended to those with mental health issues as well as physical disabilities so they can access shops, travel and services, Brentwood Council will take a proactive approach to this by instructing officers to review the blue badge parking available to establish whether it can be significantly increased and bringing a report on their findings to the Council's PRED Committee.

With a slight amendment that will see a report assessing demand and reviewing current provision, the motion was passed unanimously.