Blue Badge Assessment

Paul F Hope made this Freedom of Information request to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please supply the number of Blue Badge Assessments that have been carried out through Stockport Metropolitan Council.

What is the number of Blue Badges refused by Stockport Council due to the assessments.

Yours faithfully,

Paul F Hope

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Hope,

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Corporate Information Services

Stockport Council
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE

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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Hope,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 5945)
regarding Blue Badge Assessments.

 

The information has been prepared by the relevant Council service and is
as follows.

 

The Local Authority took over responsibility for Blue Badge mobility
assessments from GP’s on 1^st April 2012.  As such all data provided below
relates to the period 1^st April 2012 – 19^th July 2012.

 

o Since 1^st April 2012 Stockport Council has received 935 discretionary
applications
o Of the 935 discretionary applications received, 340 were referred on
to an Independent Mobility Assessment (undertaken by the Local
Authority)
o Of the 340 Independent Mobility Assessments carried out between 1^st
April and 19^th July 2012, 75 resulted in refusal – this equates to
22%

 

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From: Phillipa Nazari On Behalf Of FOI Officer
Sent: 19 July 2012 10:33
To: 'Paul F Hope'; FOI Officer
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Blue Badge Assessment - FOI
5945 Acknowledgement

 

Dear Mr Hope,

 

Thank you for your request for information which has been given reference
5945. Please quote this on any correspondence regarding your request.

 

Stockport Council will respond to your request within 20 working days. If
there will be a charge for disbursements e.g. photocopying in order to
provide the information, we will inform you as soon as possible to see if
you wish to proceed; however such charges are usually waived if they
amount to less than £10.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Corporate Information Services

Stockport Council
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE

[5]http://www.stockport.gov.uk

 

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