Policy #989: "Mental health- easier detention + forced treatment"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #989: "Mental health- easier detention + forced treatment". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the current mental health Act places too many restrictions on enforced detention and treatment. There should be fewer restrictions on who can make orders and on the groups of patients to whom orders may apply would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Lords10 Jan 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — requirement for incompetance of patient. minority (strong)
Scotland10 Jan 2007[S2M-5378.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majority (strong)
Lords19 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — Exclusions from the Act minority (strong)
Lords19 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — Treatability test. minority (strong)
Lords19 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] minority
Lords26 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — services for minors. minority
Lords26 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — Doctors' involvement in Community Treatment Orders minority
Lords26 Feb 2007Mental Health Bill [HL] — Conditions for Community Treatment Orders Majority (strong)
Commons8 May 2007Communities and Local Government — Mental Health Services Majority
Commons18 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 15 — Treatment requiring consent (period of time since administration of treatment) Majority
Commons18 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 29 — Community treatment orders, etc Majority

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive