Project: Review of the Orange Badge Scheme

Reference: UG299

Last update: 09/09/2003 16:11:16

Objectives

The objective of this project is to look at the current eligibility criteria, and to consider how it might need to be updated; and to take account of road user charging exemption criteria.

Description

The project will examine all aspects of blue badge provision which entitles certain disabled people to parking concessions where restrictions apply. The project will also consider the implications for road user charging.

Contractor(s)

MVA Systematica
MVA House, Victoria Way, Woking, Surrey, GU21 1DD
+44 (0)1483 728051

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £76,000.00

Actual start date: 13 July 2000

Actual completion date: 31 August 2002

Publication(s)

Blue Badge Scheme Discussion paper
Author: DfT
Publication date: 17/12/2001
More information: www.mobility-unit.dft.gov.uk/consult/discussion/index.htm

Review of the Disabled Persons Parking Scheme
Author: DfT
Publication date: 17/12/2001
More information: www.dptac.gov.uk/pubs/bluebadgereview/index.htm

Departmental Assessment Status: Project completed prior to the implementation of the Departmental publications scheme.