Disabled Pensioner ‘Could Face’ £1500 Bill For Placing Blue Badge Upside Down

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A disabled pensioner claims he is facing a parking bill of up to £1,500 – all because he failed to display his Blue Badge correctly.

John O’Callaghan, 66, parked in Liverpool city centre to visit a friend who was in hospital, reports the Liverpool Echo.

When he returned his Ford Focus car had been slapped with an £80 ticket because his disability badge was the wrong way up.

But he did not have enough money to pay the fine and now a bailiff company acting for Liverpool council is demanding he forks out a whopping £422 – or face having his possessions confiscated.

And the retired factory worker, claims he has been told over the phone the final bill could rise to an eye-watering £1,500.

Mr O’Callaghan, who suffers from a heart condition and uses a walking stick, said: “They are threatening to come round to my flat and…

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