BRAFORD West MP Naz Shah has thanked London Mayor Sadiq Khan for talking to her so candidly about mental health in a TV interview.
Ms Shah interviewed Mr Khan on British Muslim TV where they discussed the impact of the coronavirus on Ramadan this year, Eid and the mental health impact of Covid-19.
Mr Khan revealed the impact the lockdown has had on himself.
He said: “It’s been tough. I don’t feel my usual self, it’s a combination of fasting and the isolation due to the lockdown.
“I would say to anyone who needs it, please get help.”
Ms Shah added: “One of the concerns we have got is the aftermath of Covid and the impact on mental health.”
After the TV interview, Ms Shah tweeted: “Thankyou @SadiqKhan for your time, your continued efforts and leadership during these unprecedented times, & especially speaking so candidly about the issue of #MentalHealthAwareness during Covid-19 and Ramadan.”
Here is a video clip from their TV interview:
Thankyou @SadiqKhan for your time, your continued efforts and leadership during these unprecedented times, & especially speaking so candidly about the issue of #MentalHealthAwareness during #COVID19 and #Ramadan on @BritishMuslimTV #EidMubarak https://t.co/RYy91RgGQe
— Naz Shah MP (@NazShahBfd) May 23, 2020