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Health Inequalities

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:07 pm on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health 5:07 pm, 4th March 2020

I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman —I am sorry, Madam Deputy Speaker, but I will be very brief.

The hon. Gentleman is making an excellent speech, and I agree with every word—I hope I have not ruined his career prospects by saying that. Does he agree that the way in which services are commissioned, and the lack of integration with wider mental health services, is leading to a problem in recruiting addiction psychiatrists into the sector?