Sharon Hodgson spoke in the debate - Giving Every baby the Best Start in Life debate - brought by the Hon Member for Richmond Park, Sarah Olney MP.
Watch Sharon's contribution to the debate at timing 15:44 >
In-school Counselling, Commons Chamber on 9th November 2021.
Sharon Hodgson MP spoke in a debate in the the House of Commons Chamber, brought by The Rt. Hon Nick Brown MP, on school-based counselling services provision.
A silent epidemic is sweeping through our schoolchildren in poor mental health. For some children, school is a solace from difficulties at home.
In-school counselling services help children cope with a broad range of emotional pressures and reduce chronic mental health problems. Only around 61% of schools in the UK benefit from a counselling service, a sad deficit which the Tory Government must address.
Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Mar-Apr 2017 number 94
Click on picture above to read Sharon Hodgson MP's report - News from Westminster - Mar-Apr 2017 number 94
At the final Women and Equality questions before the summer recess Sharon Hodgson, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, pressed the Government on what it is doing to change the current damning statistics on the lack of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) represented in UK universities, both in academia and in positions of senior management.
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