On tonight's Around The House, Durham North MP Kevan Jones explains how speaking frankly about battling depression has changed his life.
Also in the programme, Gerry Foley discusses the Chancellor's Autumn Statement with a panel of MPs, and meets the new MP for Middlesbrough, Andy McDonald.
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