FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

07 July 2020

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information act.

 

  1. The current number of Blue Badge holders registered in your local authority area.
  2. The current number of dedicated Blue Badge parking spaces in your local authority area.
  3. The number of drivers who have received a fine for misusing a Blue Badge parking space in your local authority area, broken down by month for the years 2019 and 2020 to date.
  4. The number of new parking spaces build in your local authority area in the last 12 months, and how many of these were dedicated Blue Badge parking spaces.
  5. The number of Blue Badge applications received under the ‘hidden disability’ criteria in the past 12 months.


East Herts Council Response

08 July 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.


  1. The current number of Blue Badge holders registered in your local authority area. - Hertfordshire County council are responsible for this
  2. The current number of dedicated Blue Badge parking spaces in your local authority area. - We would not be able to advise of blue badge bays on-street but details of dedicated blue badge bays in our car parks can be found on our website under the individual car park pages https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/highways-parking/details-our-car-parks
  3. The number of drivers who have received a fine for misusing a Blue Badge parking space in your local authority area, broken down by month for the years 2019 and 2020 to date.  - Reports attached. Please note that these are all the PCNs issued because a valid BB was not displayed but many of these PCNs may have been subsequently cancelled if the BB holder made a challenge supplying a valid BB at challenge stage
  4. The number of new parking spaces build in your local authority area in the last 12 months, and how many of these were dedicated Blue Badge parking spaces.  - We have not built any new car parks in the last 12 months
  5. The number of Blue Badge applications received under the ‘hidden disability’ criteria in the past 12 months. - Hertfordshire County council are responsible for this

 

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.