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Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Mr Steve Reed
Baroness Massey of Darwen

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

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Lords Committee stage: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 120 (as introduced) | PDF version, 100KB 09.07.2018

Latest news on the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19

During second reading of the Bill on 7 September, a wide-ranging discussion took place on issues including the use of force in mental health units, the situation for young people and children and police response to mental health.

Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

 

Summary of the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19

To make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.

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