Learning Disability Today
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Mencap’s Young Ambassadors – why voting matters to us

Roxanne Potts is a youth coordinator at Mencap’s Inspire Me project. Here, she speaks to three of Mencap’s Young Ambassadors about their first time experiences of voting, why it’s important to them, and what needs to happen so that more people with a learning disability vote. Zoe’s story – “I voted for the first time in the European elections last month” Roxanne: Tell us about yourself. Zoe (pictured): My name is Zoe and I’m 18. I go to Richmond upon Thames College and I’m studying an entry level three course. I would like to work with children with learning disabilities


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