30/01/20 – Nursery World reports on Holly MP Lynch’s Early Day Motion

Holly Lynch MP has tabled a motion calling for children’s needs be made a focus of any reforms to the Mental Health Act, which were promised in the Queen’s Speech last month.The Early Day Motion (EDM) calls for the Government to guarantee that new mental health legislation will focus on children’s needs and the needs of their parents and carers, as well as putting in place a properly qualified workforce to deliver services.

The Nursery World article goes on to describe the work of the Child Mental Health Charter, launched by APPG member Play Therapy last year. It includes quotes from our own Helen Clark, as well as Holly Lynch herself and Dani Worthington, the Halifax Head Teacher who spoke so movingly at the launch event of the Child Mental Health Charter in Westminster.

You can read the full article here.

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