I arrived back home safely from Ukraine yesterday. I went on a humanitarian mission with @MedGlobalOrg who were supporting hospitals to prepare for the darkest days of this conflict.
We worked with the most amazing people and met patients with the most heart-breaking stories.
I want to thank @michaelaj1976 at @MHMWales in #Bridgend for helping me open up about having anorexia nervosa when I was a teenager. You made me feel safe and seen and not like a freak.
I wish I’d had you when I was 14. I want others to have #mentalhealth services like yours!
The Labour MS, @sarah4bridgend, has emotionally opened up in the Welsh Parliament about being “days away” from being sent to an adult psychiatric ward when she was 14yo with anorexia nervosa.
“You are not alone - there is nothing wrong with you a you can get through this”
“If No 10 Downing Street was a restaurant or a school, it would have been shut down”
Labour’s @LucyMPowell says Covid rule breaking at Downing Street was “on an industrial scale” and the Conservatives are not fit to govern any more. #bbcqt
🤝 Fantastic to welcome @olivercoppard to his first Labour Mayors gathering in Leeds this morning!
🌹 Thanks to @Keir_Starmer and @lisanandy for coming along to discuss the role of mayors and the difference @UKLabour in power is making up and down the country!
Thank you to Oxford University Labour Club for having me this evening, alongside @AnnelieseDodds.
Discussed many important issues including the Northern Ireland Protocol, misogyny in parliament and representation in university politics.
Good luck with your exams!
Labour leader Keir Starmer says police investigation has shown "industrial scale lawbreaking in Downing Street... that reflects a culture and the prime minister sets the culture"
“Of course he should resign,” he says
Yesterday, Bernard and @stephenpdmorris took part in a panel event at Speaker’s House at the Houses of Parliament, alongside @KerryMP, @AndyBurnhamGM and @theCALMzone CEO Simon Gunning to talk about suicide prevention and the ongoing mental health issues in the UK. [THREAD]
"We are seeing the mental health impact, the physical impact and my fear is that we're not even in winter yet"
@DrRosena tells @Peston she is already seeing the impact of the cost of living crisis on shift in A&E
Tory MPs are in dreamland if they think they can cook proper 30p meals.
Once factoring in the cost of store cupboard ingredients, veg and using the hob or oven, there’s no way a healthy, nutritious meal can regularly be produced for that price.
Forget Tory MPs going for photo opportunities at foodbanks, how about they take responsibility for the high rise in Foodbank use and do something about the sky-rocketing levels of poverty across the country.
John Whittingdale Tory MP defending the 30p meals MP Lee Anderson & Peston jumping in saying he visits foodbanks, he must be a good guy 🤯
@DrRosena didn’t have any of it though
‘Photo opportunities at foodbanks doesn’t make you a good guy’
The cost of living crisis is having a damaging impact on mental health. People worried about bills, hiding stress from loved ones, not eating properly and living in cold homes.
At every stage, the Govt has refused to take meaningful action.
An incredibly important article from the frontline at @EarlsfieldFood2
I know there are many families in our community who are finding it difficult to make ends meet.
They will be so disappointed to hear the comments of certain Tory MPs.