It is a criminal offence to use a blue badge if you are not the holder or it’s not being used in accordance with the terms of issue.
It can lead to a fine of up to £1000.
An employer can suspend you if you work for the local authority and you have done something or committed an offence which is likely to bring the employer into disrepute and they consider this to be gross misconduct which it can be.
It is the local authority which enforces the blue badge regulations and hence, any breach of the regulations by a local authority member of staff is likely to be dealt with as gross misconduct.
If they do consider it gross misconduct and decide to dismiss you, and unfortunately, it is something that you are going to have to disclose for the purposes of the job you are proposing to do. Having a criminal record of any type is not an automatic bar to getting any job but it does come down to the individual employer.
This offence involves dishonesty and whilst that may in itself not be a problem in so far as you may be working with children in a school, it is the dishonest element which is a problem for you.
If it was simply a parking fine or speeding fine or suchlike, and it would not need to be disclosed but I’m afraid this one.
I know it isn’t the answer you wanted but does it answer the question?
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