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Mental Health And Care In The Community

EDM number 2385 in 1992-93, proposed by Liz Lynne on 22/07/1993.

That this House notes with concern both the apparent rise in crimes of violence carried out by mental health patients and the increase in suicides by former patients of mental hospitals; believes that this is a reflection of the Government's failure to provide adequate funds for Community Care so that the services and facilities required can be provided without the inter-departmental conflict highlighted by the recent court case in East Sussex; further believes that the failure to reassure the public that they are not at risk will undermine Community Care; and therefore calls on the Department of Health to launch a full inquiry into the care of people with mental illnesses in the community.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Liz Lynne22/07/1993RochdaleProposed
David Rendel22/07/1993NewburySigned
Nigel Jones22/07/1993CheltenhamSigned
David Alton22/07/1993Liverpool Mossley HillSigned
Alan Beith22/07/1993Berwick-upon-TweedSigned
David Steel22/07/1993Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleSigned
Frank Cook23/07/1993Stockton NorthSigned
Don Foster23/07/1993BathSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie23/07/1993Glasgow, PollokSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe23/07/1993LeighSigned
David Clelland23/07/1993Tyne BridgeSigned
Eric Clarke23/07/1993MidlothianSigned
Alan Meale23/07/1993MansfieldSigned
Ken Livingstone23/07/1993Brent EastSigned
Lynne Jones23/07/1993Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Clive Soley26/07/1993HammersmithSigned
Eric Illsley26/07/1993Barnsley CentralSigned
Jim Dowd26/07/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Janet Anderson26/07/1993Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Jim Wallace26/07/1993Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Nick Harvey27/07/1993North DevonSigned
Edward O'Hara27/07/1993Knowsley SouthSigned

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