It appears that no aspect of life is unaffected by the debate on the UK’s continued membership of the European Union. In a recent exchange of letters in the Guardian the subject of disabled travel across the EU was discussed. One reader claimed that Brexit would jeopardise the Europe-wide acceptance of the Blue Badge scheme, which affects both parking in other European countries and assistance at airports; the EHIC scheme too would come under question.

Brexit supporters have responded to say that reciprocal arrangements exist between the EU and other countries, so there’s no reason to think that the UK won’t set up similar arrangements. See the full discussion here: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/may/30/brexit-problems-for-disabled-travellers

As with every other issue, the many great unknowns surrounding the remain/leave question offer those who love to argue their case with plenty of ammunition. Roll on June 24th…