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Mental Illness

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what assessment he has made of the recommendations relevant to his Department’s policy responsibilities made in the Foresight report on Mental Capital and Well Being, with particular regard to life-long learning policy objectives; and if he will make a statement. (244017)

The Secretary of State was pleased to receive the Foresight report on Mental Capital and Wellbeing on behalf of Government and to oversee progress by Departments in their consideration and uptake of its findings over the coming year.

Part of that process will involve an assessment of what the report might mean for DIUS policy on life long learning and the Department will report on this in due course.