Mental Health Bill [HL] — services for minors. — 26 Feb 2007 at 16:01

This bill is to amend the 1983 Mental Health Act

The purpose to this amendment - passed by the Lords - is to mandate the assessment of minors by a child and adolescent specialist doctor. Supervision should be by a child and adolescent mental health specialist. It also places a responsibility on health authorities to provide suitable accommodation for minors (under 18).

The primary purpose is to avoid under 18s being taken into the adult system.

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 201; Not-Contents, 126.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop1 03.8%
Con99 047.6%
Crossbench37 (+2 tell) 121.2%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab1 123 (+2 tell)58.3%
LDem58 073.4%
Total:198 12445.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Lord Bhatia Crossbenchno
Lord Bragg Labaye

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