Additional Needs/Disability Consultations
Cambridgeshire County Council fairer contributions policy consultation
closes February 23 2018
Cambridgeshire County Council wants to make changes to its Fairer Contributions Policy – for adults aged 18 and above.
The proposed changes to the Policy will affect how the Council asks for contributions towards the cost of some of our care and support services.
Green paper:Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision
closes midday March 2 2018
Department of Health & Department for Education: Green Paper published December 4 2017 focusing on earlier intervention and prevention – particularly in or linked to schools and colleges. Every, school and college will be encouraged to appoint a designated lead for mental health. Read a copy here
Blue Badge Eligibility Review
closes March 18 2018
People with non-physical/hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges. Transport Minister Jesse Norman has launched an eligibility review in a bid to remove barriers to travel for those with conditions such as dementia and autism. Around 2.4 million disabled people in England have a Blue Badge, which allows them to park on roads without charge and normally without time limit. A consultation on the plans is running until March 18. Details and how to have your say