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Interim Report Of The Independent Review Of The Mental Health Act

EDM number 1242 in 2017-19, proposed by Luciana Berger on 08/05/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Equality, Ethnic groups and Mental health.

That this House welcomes the publication of the interim report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act; notes with concern that there are over 45,000 detentions under the Mental Health Act every year, that detentions rose 47 per cent in the decade to 2015-16 and that Black African and Black Caribbean people are disproportionately affected; further notes with concern that research conducted by Rethink Mental Illness for the Mental Health Alliance, which found that 61 per cent of previously detained people and 41 per cent of professionals involved in treating them, felt that people are not currently treated with dignity when detained under the Act; agrees with the chair and vice chairs of the independent review that those with the most severe forms of mental illness have the greatest needs and continue to be the most neglected and discriminated against and are most likely to be subject to the influence and powers of the Mental Health Act; believes that improving how people with severe mental illness are treated when they are at their most vulnerable must be a priority; and calls on the Government to reform the Mental Health Act and related practice during this Parliament with the aim of improving the experience of people detained under the Mental Health Act and those close to them.

This motion has been signed by a total of 48 MPs.

Luciana Berger08/05/2018Liverpool, WavertreeLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley08/05/2018Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Wes Streeting09/05/2018Ilford NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham09/05/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins09/05/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon09/05/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Sandy Martin09/05/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Norman Lamb09/05/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon09/05/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Grahame Morris10/05/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon10/05/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Ruth Smeeth10/05/2018Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Marie Rimmer10/05/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Harriet Harman11/05/2018Camberwell and PeckhamLabourSigned
Mohammad Yasin14/05/2018BedfordLabourSigned
Daniel Zeichner14/05/2018CambridgeLabourSigned
George Howarth14/05/2018KnowsleyLabourSigned
Stephen Twigg15/05/2018Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Mike Hill15/05/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Thelma Walker15/05/2018Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Tim Farron15/05/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Caroline Lucas16/05/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Hywel Williams16/05/2018ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Christine Jardine16/05/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby16/05/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma17/05/2018Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Ruth George17/05/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle17/05/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
John Grogan21/05/2018Signed
Liz Saville Roberts21/05/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Ronnie Campbell21/05/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Tom Brake21/05/2018Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Helen Hayes21/05/2018Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Jared O'Mara22/05/2018Sheffield, HallamIndependentSigned
Matt Western23/05/2018Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
Chris Williamson04/06/2018Derby NorthLabourSigned
Catherine McKinnell04/06/2018Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
Stephen McCabe04/06/2018Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Layla Moran11/06/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Wera Hobhouse13/06/2018BathLiberal DemocratSigned
Edward Davey13/06/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Barry Sheerman20/06/2018HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Louise Ellman03/07/2018Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
Jon Cruddas04/07/2018Dagenham and RainhamLabourSigned
Kate Hoey05/07/2018VauxhallLabourSigned
Kevin Barron09/10/2018Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Andy Slaughter09/10/2018HammersmithLabourSigned
John Mann22/10/2018BassetlawLabourSigned

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