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General debate on reform of the Mental Health Act 1983

19 July 2019

On Thursday 25th July, MPs will hold a general debate on reform of the Mental Health Act 1983. Neil Coyle MP will begin the proceedings.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Neil Coyle MP will introduce the debate.

A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard.

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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