The ‘forgotten voices' of the election in Wolverhampton

Written by on December 4, 2019

There are approximately 1,130,000 adults with a learning disability in the UK, charity Mencap says.

The Electoral Commission estimates though that one in four of them are not registered to vote.

Cast members of Take A Bow, a drama group for adults with learning disabilities based in Wolverhampton, say politicians need to do more to communicate their policies to learning disability voters.

Video journalist: Yusaf Akbar

Updates from the Cannock Chase Radio News Desk via BBC Birmingham and Black Country

From: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2019-50650425


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