Rosena Allin-Khan – 2021 Comments on Children’s Mental Health Funding

The comments made by Rosena Allin-Khan, the Shadow Minister for Mental Health, on 5 March 2021.

The Government are so desperate for a positive headline that they are now recycling money previously announced. This is not new funding. It’s a rehash of funding announced last year which is too little, too late.

With Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services referrals doubling and children going back to school in a matter of days, these resources were needed much sooner.

This is simply a small sticking plaster during a mental health crisis.