Today (Thursday 15th February 2018) The annual Blue Badge statistics have been released tand again show that only a small number of local authorities take enforcement of the scheme seriously. The annual Blue Badge survey, completed by local authorities in England, collates data on whether authorities have a policy for prosecuting misuse of the Blue Badge scheme and the number of prosecutions that occurred between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017.
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Our Chairperson was invited by BBC Radio Shropshire to talk about Blue Badge parking on this mornings programme. Since then we have had a number of people contact us to ask how to report misuse of the blue badge scheme. Here are the details of where to report it.
Blue Badge fraud for Shropshire can be reported to Shropshire Council on line here: https://shropshire.gov.
Blue Badge fraud for Telford and Wrekin can be reported on-line to Telford and Wrekin Council here: http://www.telford.gov.uk/
Blue Badge Rights and Responsibilities in England can be downloaded here: blue-badge-rights-responsibilities This is about Blue Badges and applies to on-street parking only ie those provided by local authorities, hospitals and supermarkets are governed by separate rules.