Why is the blue badge being re-designed? How has the blue badge been re-designed? How will it make it better? Why is the fee for a blue badge being increased? Why is the new fee being set at £10? What will the fee cover? The new fee should cover the cost of issuing or reissuing a badge (excluding mobility assessments). It also covers the cost of the badge itself. Will the blue badge improvement service be safe and secure? Will the new badge include a readable chip? Have the rules changed on eligibility? What is changing with respect to assessments of applicants? What will it mean if I apply online? What are the environmental credentials of the badge, clock and the booklet? What is the blue badge improvement service (BBIS)? What are the advantages of the blue badge improvement service?