Better mental health support
This event focused on how we improve mental health support and our new paper on the issue. It also included a question and answer session mainly focusing on how we ensure social media companies do their part to protect the mental health of people using their sites. The panel included Centre supporter and former MP for Eastbourne Stephen Lloyd, Pushkin Defyer the Head of Membership Development for Centre, Yzzy Teucher Vice President of Centre Aberystwyth.
Will Barber – Taylor
Deputy Director (Outreach)
Will hosts Events and Podcasts for Centre. He also co-hosts the Debated Podcast and works as the Digital Campaigns and Media Officer for Generation Rent. Alongside this he hosts the Not A Day For Soundbites Podcast and is the Chair of the University of Warwick Young Fabians Society.
Former Member of Parliament
Stephen was the MP for Eastbourne from 2010 to 2015 and 2017 to 2019. His front bench roles included Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Northern Ireland, the DWP and in the coalition government, as PPS to the Environment Secretary.
Alumni Network Chair
Pushkin was previously on the executive of the Young Liberals and is now a member of the Labour Party. He has worked with candidates from multiple parties during election campaigns, mainly supporting them with his knowledge of digital campaigning.
Director and Founder
Torrin founded Centre in 2020. In the role has written numerous papers including one backed by the Gaps in Support APPG which contained 260 MPs. He has also written policies for political parties and appeared on a wide range of media including TV and radio. He has a Political Studies degree from Aberystwyth University.