Issue details

Overview and Scrutiny Review of Blue Badges

To consider the recommendations of the review into the blue badge application process. The review seeks to understand and address any disparities in approval rates between applications for visible and non-visible disabilities.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/05/2021

Decision due: 21 Sep 2021 by Executive

Lead member: Councillor Malcolm Tullett, Chairman of Wellbeing and Finance Overview and Scrutiny Panel malcolm.tullett@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Lead director: Executive Director: Delivery

Department: Delivery

Contact: Kevin Gibbs, Executive Director: Delivery Email: kevin.gibbs@bracknell-forest.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Meetings and interviews

Consultees

Assistant Director Adult Social Care, Assistant Community Services Manager - Occupational Therapy, recent blue badge applicants, other local authorities, The Ark, Overview and Scrutiny Commission

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director, Delivery

Financial Impact: Resources required to undertake recommendations will either be a) confirmed as remaining within existing approved budgets, b) fully costed or c) identified as requiring a feasibility study to be completed.