Politics: a hostile environment if you stammer

Chris Nelson, ex-parliamentary candidate, chats with STAMMA about stammering in an abusive political environment.

A few weeks ago, Chris Nelson released a statement announcing his withdrawal as a parliamentary candidate due to stammering-related abuse from colleagues.

We chatted to Chris, who was standing as Lib Dem candidate for Kettering, about the decision, which you can watch above. 

In the video, Chris talks with STAMMA about his political career, a political environment that fosters and turns its back on abuse, and possible solutions to this problem.

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