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Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

Treasury written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policy of the recent University of Birmingham report entitled Investing in a Resilient Generation which found that an almost additional £1.77 billion is required to scale up child and adolescent mental health services in order to ensure that every child receives support; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Spending on mental health is planned to increase to a record £11.86 billion in 2017/18.

The government has published proposals to improve mental health support for children and young people in England, and over £300 million has been made available to fund these.

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