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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

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 07.09.2018

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

First reading took place on 9 July. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is scheduled for 7 September.

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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