If you ask me…Colin McMillan

Colin McMillan, who has learning difficulties, attends Newmarket Community Resource Unit

What’s your ambition?

To make things better for generations to come.

How would you change care services?
I want to see better places for disabled children and people with higher support needs.

Which professional has helped you most?
I don’t like to pick one but people at Newmarket Community Resource Unit helped me get both my jobs.

What made you most proud?
When I flew to Ireland to see my aunt and nieces and nephew.

Which cause would you fight for?
I don’t like fighting.

What would make your life better?
If it was a bit easier and not so stressed.

What makes you happy?
Having friends to talk to and go out for a drink with.

Has work changed your life?
Yes. When I do it well I feel I’m helping people.

What would you ban?
I would like to abolish riots, especially in Ireland.

What’s your biggest concern?
The safety of disabled people.

Would you swap places with anyone?
No. I’m happy with my situation.

What would you change about yourself?
My smoking – I should probably take it easier.

How would you like people to remember you?
That I had the will to carry on.

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