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Liverpool Council makes disabled walk to 13th floor assessment office

LIVERPOOL city council thought it a good idea for disabled motorists to undergo medical examinations for parking permit blue badges on the 13th level of a car park. To further test the authenticity of claims, the lift (buttons: ‘calm down’ and ‘eh up lad’) at the Mount Pleasant car park stops on the 11th floor.

A disabled driver complains that “a set of stairs has to be negotiated before emerging at the correct level and having done this there is a long walk for someone of limited ability”.

Should those who make it be denied the badge? Or should the badges be reserved to those who never reach the 13th floor?

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Posted: 4th, March 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment