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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill

Joint Select Committee

The Joint Committee has been appointed to consider the Government's draft Bill to reform the Mental Health Act 1983, including changes to the safeguards and support received by patients.

Committee news

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Comment on Government Response to Joint Committee’s report on the draft Mental Health Bill
Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill: Government Response published
25 March 2024
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Government urged to strengthen draft Mental Health Bill
The Joint Committee’s detailed report is published following extensive hearings to scrutinise the draft legislation
19 January 2023
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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill to publish its final Report
Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill to publish its final Report
18 January 2023
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Chair welcomes Government discussion about a national review of in-patient facilities
Baroness Buscombe comments on Government annoucement
24 November 2022
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Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill questions mental health and prisons ministers
Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill examines the views of Ministers and NHS England leaders
24 November 2022
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Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill to question NHS and CQC mental health leaders
The Joint Committee will hear from representatives of NHS and mental health providers and the Care Quality Commission
21 November 2022
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Joint Committee investigates impact of draft Mental Health Bill on children and young people, and people with learning disabilities or autism
The Joint Committee continues its scrutiny of the draft Mental Health Bill.
8 November 2022
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Joint Committee to focus on draft Mental Health Bill and criminal justice system
1 November 2022
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Authors of Independent Review of Mental Health Act to give evidence to Joint Committee
25 October 2022
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Committee to examine whether patient choice is sufficiently protected by draft Mental Health Bill
21 October 2022
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Committee to examine whether draft Mental Health Bill sufficiently addresses racial inequalities in mental health treatment
18 October 2022
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Committee investigates impact of draft Mental Health Bill on people with learning disabilities or autism
Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill questions clinicians and experts
14 October 2022
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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill to hold first oral evidence session
Joint Committee to hold its first oral evidence session
7 October 2022
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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill release Easy read survey
Committee issues an Easy read survey to inform its scrutiny of the draft mental health bill
30 September 2022
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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill call for evidence
The Joint Committee has issued a call for evidence and a survey for their inquiry into the draft Mental Health Bill
1 August 2022
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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill established
The Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Act Reform Bill has been established by the House of Lords and the House of Commons.
19 July 2022
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