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NHS 10-Year Plan

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:53 pm on 19th February 2019.

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Photo of Layla Moran Layla Moran Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education) 5:53 pm, 19th February 2019

The mental health budget is 10.2% of the current NHS budget. If the overall budget increases, will there be an equivalent rise in the mental health budget? The mental health budget has risen because the overall budget has increased, but the proportion allocated to mental health has not risen. If we are serious about tackling mental health in this country, why is the proportion allocated to mental health not higher?