We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

The National Health Service

Part of Speaker’s Statement – in the House of Commons at 5:51 pm on 23rd October 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) 5:51 pm, 23rd October 2019

Does my hon. Friend agree that another sign of a system under unacceptable strain is the fact that teenagers around the country are often waiting a year or more for access to mental health treatment? I know of two teenagers who have recently had their first appointment after a year of waiting, which seems to me to be utterly intolerable.