Blue Badge Access to York City Centre

Statements published by YHRCN and the CYC Human Rights and Equalities Board regarding the issues of Blue Badge access to York City Centre. 

This page will be updated as changes happen. 

YHRCN Human Rights Report on Blue Badge Exclusion 14th October 2021

YHRCN were asked to write a report setting out the specific Human Rights concerns of the exclusion of Blue Badge holders from the city centre of York by the Human Rights and Equalities Board (see their statement dated 23rd September 2021 below). 

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Response Statement from CYC Human Rights and Equalities Board
23rd September 2021

YHRCN Statement on Blue Badge Access to York City Centre July 2021

If you would like to support disabled people, you can:

  • Lobby your local councillor to reopen the footstreets and respect the rights of disabled people in our city. 

  • Complete the council’s latest survey on the issue highlighting the human rights of disabled citizens of the city. (Closing date 25th October 2021)

  • Join York Disability Rights ForumYDRF is led by disabled people and works to promote equal access to human rights for all those with disabilities who live or work in York. The Forum aims to be a collective voice, to raise awareness of issues affecting disabled people in York and create positive changes. YDRF is open to people over the age of 18 who live or work in York and identify as disabled or as having a disability. We also welcome allies to work with us.

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