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Health and Social Care Committee
The Committees held their first evidence session on January 30 January 2018.
The Education and Health Select Committees recognise that the provision of mental health services to children and young people is of vital importance to safeguarding their wellbeing. Good mental health is not only of great value in itself, but it allows young people to take greater advantage of educational opportunities.
In light of the publication of the Government’s green paper on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision, the House of Commons Select Committees on Health and Education have agreed to launch a joint inquiry to scrutinise the proposed scope and implementation of the green paper, and to follow up on their previous recommendations.
Evidence given by Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Chief Nurse and Interim Regional Director for London and the South East, Health Education England, Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director, NHS England, Professor Tim Kendall, Mental Health National Clinical Director for NHS England and NHS ImprovementNick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools, Department for Education, Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, Department of Health and Social Care, Jonathan Marron, Director General of Community Care, Department of Health and Social Care, Ann Gross, Director, Special Needs, Children in Care and Adoption, Department for Education
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Ministers from the Departments of Education and Health and Social Care questioned on green paper