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United Kingdom Homecare Association
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Blue Badge scheme may be extended to include hidden disabilities 22/01/2018

The Government is proposing to alter eligibility criteria for a Blue Badge in England to include people with non-physical conditions, such as autism. Transport Minister Jesse Norman said proposals could give people with hidden disabilities new freedom. The consultation closes on 18 March 2018.

In a separate move, the Government is to restore enhanced payments in the mobility component of personal independence payment to people with mental health conditions, following a court decision: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/19/esther-mcvey-makes-disability-benefits-u-turn-over-payments

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The consultation period has ended.

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