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Mental Health

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:33 am on 16th May 2013.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North 11:33 am, 16th May 2013

The right hon. Gentleman makes a good case for supporting Mind and other mental health charities, which do a very good job in changing attitudes to mental health. Is he not concerned, however, that many health authorities throughout the country are cutting funding to non-governmental organisations—voluntary organisations that do very good mental health therapy work, often on a contract basis? They are being cut, and therefore the opportunities for support for people going through crisis are reducing, not increasing.