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Calling all UK based parents!! Lisa Holdridge Due April 2 (girl); 2 kids; Derby, United Kingdom 175 posts
7th Jan '13

I have started a petition to make parent and child parking official between the hours of 07:00 and 19:00. Meaning only people who are pregnant and or have children up to the age of 12 allowed to park in these desgnated space.



I would be really grateful if you could take 2 minutes to sign and pass onto your friends and colleagues. Please follow the link belovw to sign.



http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/43443



Thanks I really appreciate your support.

Sofie+#2 Due March 17; TTC since Jun 2014; 1 child; Sheffield, So, United Kingdom 7382 posts
7th Jan '13

I completely support this. I think it should be younger than 12 though.

♥ boop 17 kids; Montana 20753 posts
7th Jan '13

up to 12? that's nonsense.

Sofie+#2 Due March 17; TTC since Jun 2014; 1 child; Sheffield, So, United Kingdom 7382 posts
7th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ♥ boop:</b>" up to 12? that's nonsense."</blockquote>




Too old or too young?

Lisa Holdridge Due April 2 (girl); 2 kids; Derby, United Kingdom 175 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting ♥ boop:" up to 12? that's nonsense."


What if they have an autistic child? It's all about inclusion.

Sofie+#2 Due March 17; TTC since Jun 2014; 1 child; Sheffield, So, United Kingdom 7382 posts
7th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Lisa Holdridge:</b>" What if they have an autistic child? It's all about inclusion."</blockquote>




How are they to prove the kids' ages though? Hold an 'under 12' permit?

Lisa Holdridge Due April 2 (girl); 2 kids; Derby, United Kingdom 175 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting Sofia's Mummy♥:" I completely support this. I think it should be younger than 12 though."


I'm just thinking about children with learning difficulties or autism. Things that aren't classed as disabilities when it comes to blue badges.



Please sign and pass on if you have a couple of minutes. :)

Lisa Holdridge Due April 2 (girl); 2 kids; Derby, United Kingdom 175 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting Sofia's Mummy♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Lisa Holdridge:</b>" What if they have an autistic child? It's ... [snip!] ... It's all about inclusion."</blockquote> How are they to prove the kids' ages though? Hold an 'under 12' permit?"


I'm not sure I know this isn't cut and dried but it's more to do with people who park there without children.

Sofie+#2 Due March 17; TTC since Jun 2014; 1 child; Sheffield, So, United Kingdom 7382 posts
7th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Lisa Holdridge:</b>" I'm not sure I know this isn't cut and dried but it's more to do with people who park there without children. "</blockquote>




I usually think if there's no car seat or booster then they shouldn't be parked there. Obviously they might use a travel system and take the car seat out though. It's a tough one. More needs to be done, and more spaces need to be added.

Lisa Holdridge Due April 2 (girl); 2 kids; Derby, United Kingdom 175 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting Sofia's Mummy♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Lisa Holdridge:</b>" I'm not sure I know this isn't cut and ... [snip!] ... a travel system and take the car seat out though. It's a tough one. More needs to be done, and more spaces need to be added."


Obviously if we can get it into parliament they will discuss the more finer points like the how to police it etc. I was pleased to see my local asda taking it a bit more seriously and asking people to move but like everything in this country small steps!!