A leading scientist has attacked the Government for its "ignorant" and intellectually dishonest record on mental health policy.
Lewis Wolpert, Professor of Biology at University College London, said at least 50 MPs would have suffered depression but not one "has the guts to stand up and talk about it".
"The Government are either totally ignorant or intellectually dishonest. It's all about spin for them, and I find that nauseating," said the broadcaster, a self-confessed depressive and user of the anti-depressant Seroxat.
Last week, The Independent on Sunday revealed that more than 400 patients in Britain's high security mental hospitals should have been …