Coffee House Shots

Will the Tories’ mental health focus backfire?

17 min listen

As figures now show there are 2.8 million people claiming out-of-work benefits, Rishi Sunak gave a speech looking at welfare reform. But with more and more people off work for mental health related issues, could the Tories’ focus backfire if the public think they’re trivialising mental health? Also on the podcast, a look ahead to the mayoral elections. 

James Heale discusses with Isabel Hardman and Luke Tryl, UK Director at More in Common.  

Produced by Patrick Gibbons.