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They told him "I don't think it's fair - the spaces are there for a reason", and they have no sympathy for the Chancellor - he "should know better."
A senior Conservative source told the Press Association that Mr Osborne's vehicle had reversed into the disabled bay while he was inside the service station, and that he did "not condone this in any way."
The disability charity Scope told the Daily Mirror that the incident where George Osborne's official car was parked in a disabled parking bay at M4 services in South Wales “shows how wildly out of touch the Chancellor is with disabled people in the UK”.
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:
While George Osborne was here, he told ITV News that there will be no tolls on any new M4 relief road around Newport.
The Chancellor said he hopes to give the go-ahead to a scheme that would improve the road in the next couple of months.
He came to Cardiff to meet parents and discuss UK Government plans to help working families with childcare costs.
He spoke to mothers and fathers about his recent Budget, which featured a package to subsidise a portion of childcare costs.
George Osborne is facing a fresh backlash after his official car was photographed parked in a disabled space at an M4 service station near Newport.
The photograph, published on the front page of the Daily Mirror today, was taken on Wednesday at Magor services, as the Chancellor returned from an engagement at a nursery in Cardiff.
A senior Conservative source told the Press Association that the vehicle had been reversed into the berth while Mr Osborne was inside at McDonald's.
"George does not condone this in any way", the source said.