Staffordshire Moorlands MP Karen Bradley is backing the Jo Cox Foundation’s initiative ‘The Great Winter Get Together’.
The inatiative, which tackles issues like loneliness and social isolation, started yesterday 17th January which is known as ‘Blue Monday’.
The foundation has released research which shows 78% of people in the North West still think there is a stigma around talking about loneliness, this rises to 91% among young people in the UK.
Jo Cox was a 41-year-old Labour MP, who was shot and stabbed in her constituency by far-right extremist Thomas Mair on June 16, 2016.
Karen Bradley MP has urged the people of the Moorlands to reach out to those who maybe suffering in the community.
She spoke with Moorlands Radio’s News & Sports Editor – please listen below: