Brexit uncertainty 'affecting MPs' mental health', says Lancashire MP

A Lancashire MP has warned that Brexit uncertainty is causing politicians sleepless nights and anxiety.

Saturday, 27th April 2019, 10:14 am
Updated Saturday, 27th April 2019, 11:24 am
Nigel Evans MP

Ribble Valley Conservative Nigel Evans told the BBC some felt near 'breaking point' over the protracted withdrawal process from the EU.

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Mr Evans said: "I've woken up at 4am thinking about Brexit and it's probably having an impact on MPs more than they would care to admit. This, I think, has been the most testing time for parliamentarians ever, and it's taken people, I think, to breaking point almost.

The Commons provides counselling and a helpline to MPs in need of support, and mental health charity MIND has offered its services.