If you ask me…

Who has had the biggest influence on you?
People with learning disabilities.

Which health or social care professional has been most use
to you?

I find most of them pretty useless!

If you ran care services in your area, what would you do
Listen to people, give them choices.

Name one thing that would make your life better.

People really listening to people with learning disabilities.

What three words best describe you?
Bolshy, gobby, kind.

What event most changed your life?
Moving out from my parents’ home to my own place.

Has any government policy ever benefited you

Valuing People – in small doses.

What makes you happy?
Coming to work and my partner, Pete.

When were you last angry?
Three weeks ago over something social services had done.

When did you last cry?
Three weeks ago over something social services had done.

Who would you like to swap places with?
Chris Walker at the Department for Constitutional Affairs so I
could change the things wrong with the Mental Capacity Bill.

Who do you most admire?
People with learning disabilities.

How would you like to be remembered?
For who I am and what I believe in.

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