Should fees for disabled parking badges be increased?
DISABLED drivers will be hit in the pocket when increased charges for blue badge holders come in next week.
Hartlepool Borough Council has agreed plans to increase the application charge from £2 to £10 from January 1.
It comes after national changes to the legislation for the blue badge scheme, which offers parking concessions to people with mobility issues, were agreed by Parliament.
Today we ask: Should fees for disabled parking badges be increased?