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Mental Health (Independent Advocacy) (England) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Geoffrey Cox

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 24 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 80KB 19.11.2015

Latest news on the Mental Health (Independent Advocacy) (England) Bill 2015-16

The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 24 June 2015. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

Summary of the Mental Health (Independent Advocacy) (England) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to amend the Mental Health Act 1983 to make further provision for powers and responsibilities of independent mental health advocates for qualifying patients in England; and for connected purposes.

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