CMHG Parliamentary Patrons
Dean Russell MP
Member of Parliament for Watford, Dean has championed mental health training and is working in Watford to train 1000 people in Mental Health First Aid Awareness. This will provide Mental Health First Aid training to businesses, residents, schools, charities and community groups.
Virginia Crosbie MP
Member of Parliament for Ynys Môn, Virginia has actively supported the provision of strong mental health action. This has included her Mental Health 100, which works alongside local community groups to get 100 people on Anglesey mental health trained.
Dr Dan Poulter MP
Member of Parliament for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Dr Poulter has worked part-time as an NHS hospital doctor in mental health services since 2015. Having cared for the seriously mentally unwell, Dr Poulter brings valuable mental health experience to parliament, offering his insight into often overlooked ways to improve mental health support.
Sir Charles Walker MP
Member of Parliament for Broxbourne, Sir Charles has been an influential parliamentary campaigner towards action that supports people’s mental health. This has included Sir Charles’s emphasis on mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic, being a powerful voice in highlighting the hardship suffered by thousands during the national lockdowns.
Baroness Morgan of Cotes
While a Member of Parliament and Secretary of State, Baroness Morgan’s work involved raising awareness of the impact of gambling on mental health and finding innovative ways to create mental health support in schools.
Dame Caroline Dinenage MP
Member of Parliament for Gosport and former Minister of State for Social Care, Dame Caroline has showered passion and leadership in supporting action on mental health.
Duncan Baker MP
Member of Parliament for North Norfolk, Duncan has tirelessly promoted effective mental health services across North Norfolk and the wider UK.
Whilst a Government Minister and Member of Parliament, Alistair placed a particular focus on mental health, including finding innovative ways to support the mental health of young people from across the UK.