Lewisham Speaking Up

People’s Parliament

People's Parliament for Lewisham logo
The Lewisham People’s Parliament is a big meeting for people with a learning disability. The parliament meetings are every three months. We talk about a different subject at each meeting. We invite bosses to come to the parliament.
Hand posting ballot paper into ballot box
There are six people with a learning disability who are people’s parliament reps. They are chosen by other people with learning disabilities.
Group of people sitting around a meeting table
The parliament reps say what people with learning disabilities want. They go to meetings with bosses. They tell them what people have said at parliaments and other meetings. Anyone with a learning disability in Lewisham can come to the people’s parliament.