"Access? What is he, visiting Pentonville Prison? That word ... how dare you allow me access to my children. If you think about it, it's so fundamentally wrong."

Bob Geldof who is supporting a campaign for greater rights for divorced fathers

"At the moment there is a reluctance to use it, which renders it rather useless"

James Georgalakis NCVO spokesman on the public sector-voluntary sector Compact

"Mental health is something that's been hushed and hasn't been on anybody's agenda for a long time"

Melvyn Bragg broadcaster and author, who is also president of Mind.

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