Last summer Gloucester MP Richard Graham met Gloucestershire Constabulary’s PC Claire Todd with Police Dogs Quest and Stella and Police Horses Boris and Teddington with police officers Paul Wilkins and Tracey Warburton.
The ultimate sadness of any addiction is death from self-abuse or suicide. So how serious is the situation? The answer is we simply do not know. The only statistics available suggest somewhere between 250 and 650 suicides annually.
Driving recently with a constituent down the fabulous Spring blossom on Thatcham Avenue, I explained some of the changes that affect her family this April. ‘Oh she said, why doesn’t someone tell us all about this?’ So here goes: