Since the Lockdown began, many people have found themselves at home feeling bewildered, fearful for loved ones, dependent on reduced pay from employers or receiving benefits. In some cases they have had no income at all. Everyone has had their daily routines changed.
Whilst little reaches the mainstream media, the impact of these changes on the mental health of potentially many thousands of people is and will be significant.
I felt compelled to act because of my own experience and filed for a Judicial Review against the Health Secretary and the Prime Minister at the High Court on the 21st of July on the basis that under the Human Rights Act 1998 my own right to ‘no torture or degrading treatment’ has been infringed upon by what they have done.
There has been a gross miscarriage of justice. The Mental Health