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Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 2018.

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Photo of Ruth George Ruth George Labour, High Peak 12:00 am, 27th November 2018

Today’s report on the amount of police time spent dealing with emergency mental health cases without support from mental health professionals is echoed by police in my constituency, who say that it takes up almost 40% of their time. Will the Government recognise that this crisis should not be dealt with police officers, far less in cells, and sort it out?