Ipswich MP Tom Hunt: My battle with leaning difficulties, dyslexia and dyspraxia – Ipswich Star

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt spoke about his own learning difficulties during a visit to Piper’s Vale Primary School. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Yet the man who has today become one of the region’s most powerful people has now revealed his struggles with special educational needs (SEN) – as he embarks on a mission to show what young people can achieve, regardless of their difficulties.

The 31-year-old, elected to the House of Commons in December 2019, found school so difficult he was even forced to repeat his reception year because he was so far behind his classmates.

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