Prince Harry’s Marine Friend, Ben McBean, Finally Granted Blue Parking Badge

In a surprising turn of events, Plymouth City Council has reversed its decision, granting a blue parking badge to Ben McBean, a Royal Marine amputee and close friend of Prince Harry.

The 36-year-old, who lost an arm and a leg in a landmine blast in Helmand Province in 2008, faced challenges in renewing his badge but expressed gratitude after the council’s change of heart.

Amputee Veteran’s Victory: Plymouth Council Reverses Decision, Renews Ben McBean’s Blue Parking Badge

Ben McBean, a father-of-two from Plymouth and a Royal Marine amputee, celebrates a victory as Plymouth City Council renews his blue parking badge.

The council had initially denied the renewal, citing reasons related to his Disability Living Allowance (DLA). However, a U-turn in the decision brings relief to McBean, who is currently recovering from a broken ankle.

Blue Badge Battle: Royal Marine Amputee Ben McBean Triumphs as Plymouth Council Changes Course

The ongoing battle for a blue parking badge takes a positive turn as Plymouth City Council changes course, granting the badge to Royal Marine amputee Ben McBean.

The veteran, initially handed a blue badge after his injury in 2008, faced hurdles in renewal but received support from former Veterans Minister Johnny Mercer.

The reversal is welcomed as a triumph for common sense over bureaucratic obstacles.

Renewed Hope for Amputee Veteran: Ben McBean Receives Blue Parking Badge After Council Reversal

Ben McBean, the Royal Marine amputee who faced obstacles in renewing his blue parking badge, experiences renewed hope as Plymouth City Council reverses its decision.

The 36-year-old veteran, recovering from a broken ankle, expresses gratitude to Johnny Mercer for intervening and ensuring the reinstatement of his badge, emphasizing the importance of common-sense considerations.

Council’s Reversal: Disabled Veteran Ben McBean Granted Blue Parking Badge Following Renewal Denial

In a reversal of its previous decision, Plymouth City Council grants a blue parking badge to disabled veteran Ben McBean.

The renewal denial, initially attributed to changes in McBean’s name, prompts intervention and resolution.

The council acknowledges the issue and is committed to assisting McBean in promptly renewing his blue badge, marking a positive outcome in the veteran’s journey for accessibility.

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