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Labour: Emergency measures needed on student mental health

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Opposition party says student mental health at risk during Covid-19 isolation

A brewing mental health crisis among students resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic must be tackled immediately with emergency measures, the Labour Party has told the government.

Labour’s shadow education secretary Kate Green and shadow mental health minister Rosena Allin-Khan urged ministers to “take immediate action” to support students who have to self-isolate at university due to the coronavirus.

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