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Do we need a minister for mental health?

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A report from the London School of Economics claims that there is shocking discrimination against mentally ill people.

Lord Layard, who chaired the panel that issued the report, told the Today programme that "we have got to get the message through that this is not only a matter of social justice but treating what is the most serious problem in our country".

Mental illness "is the biggest single source of misery in our country", he told Justin Webb


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