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Alastair Campbell: MPs should talk about mental health

2 February 2012 Last updated at 17:23 GMT

Alastair Campbell reckons MPs are more likely to suffer from mental health issues than the one-in-four figure for the general population, and it should no longer be the taboo that cancer once was.

The former spin doctor says public figures should talk more about the issue and claims the public and media are more understanding than some would fear.

After his film was aired, he spoke with the comedian Ruby Wax, in a studio debate.

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