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Disability campaigner Jane Young has told ITV Daybreak that "parking in a disability bay does maybe just tell us something of the contempt of which George Osborne holds us."
Osborne has been photographed getting into his security car which was parked in a disabled bay at a service station on the M4.
George Osborne has been photographed getting into his security car which was parked in a disabled bay at a service station on the M4. Daybreak's Nick Dixon reports:
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Owen Smith has branded Chancellor George Osborne as 'arrogant' after he was photographed getting into his car at a service station, which was parked in a disabled bay:
George Osborne has been photographed getting into a chauffeur-driven car parked in a disabled bay at a motorway service station.
The Daily Mirror has published the photograph, which shows the Chancelllor getting into the Land Rover at Magnor Services, near Newport, Gwent on Wednesday.
One onlooker told the newspaper: “I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw his driver pull into the disabled parking bay.
"It’s not as if they were in a rush to move. The car park wasn’t exactly full and there were plenty of other, ordinary spaces.”
After the Chancellor's official car was pictured parked in a disabled space, a senior Conservative source said: "George does not condone this in any way."
A Conservative source has told the Press Association that the Chancellor's vehicle had reversed into a disabled bay while Mr Osborne was inside the service station getting a meal from McDonalds.
The front page of Friday's Daily Mirror has a photo which appears to show Chancellor George Osborne getting into his government car which is seemingly parked in a disabled bay at a service station on the M4.