On Tuesday 24 February, Kevan spoke in a Backbench Business Debate on Mental Health and Unemployment.

During his speech, Kevan paid tribute to the work of local organisations such as the Just for Women Centre, Waddington Street Centre and Mental Health North East, adding, “I have said, and I will say it time and again, that the more we talk about mental health, the better.”

You can read Kevan’s full contribution to the debate here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm150224/debtext/150224-0003.htm