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

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Steve Reed

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 Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons HCB 8 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 110KB 01.11.2017

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

This Bill received its second reading on 3 November 2017.

MPs will next consider the Bill in a Public Bill Committee on a date yet to be announced.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on Wednesday 19 July 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Mr Steve Reed.

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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