Reform of the Blue Badge Scheme

The Government announced on 14 February 2011 a major programme of reforms to the Blue Badge scheme. The reform programme has been developed in consultation with disabled people, local authorities and other stakeholders, and on the basis of research and economic analysis.

The announcement details the Governments plan to implement major reforms to crackdown on drivers who abuse the scheme and other changes to make it more sustainable for the future.

The reforms will deliver the most comprehensive changes to the Blue Badge scheme for 40 years. To view details of the changes that we intend to make, please see the documents below.

Blue Badge Improvement Service

Blue Badge Reform Programme

December 2011 regulations – supporting documents

Blue Badge reform programme newsletters