Every Vote Counts - updated easy read resources on politics and voting out now!

United Response have published three easy read booklets designed to make politics and voting easier to understand for people with learning disabilities. They’ve brought them up-to-date for the 2017 general election.

(1) How politics affects your life – this booklet explains how the law works, the basic rights of all people and how these things impact our lives on a daily basis. It aims to encourage discussion around how politics affects specific areas of people’s lives and interests.

How_politics_affects_your_life.pdf (1.0 MB)

(2) How politics works – this booklet explains how the UK is run and looks at the role of different politicians who work at a local, national or European level. It includes updated information on what the UK’s vote to leave the European Union means.

How_politics_works.pdf (1.1 MB)

(3) How to get involved in politics – this booklet outlines the different ways people can get involved in politics, including joining a political party and campaigning. Most crucially, it explains it outlines the voting process in different elections and explains how to vote.

How_to_get_involved.pdf (1.3 MB)

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