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Human Rights, Learning Disabilities And Autism

EDM number 1809 in 2017-19, proposed by Norman Lamb on 06/11/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights and Special educational needs.

That this House expresses deep concern at the long-term detention of large numbers of people with learning disabilities and autism in assessment and treatment units and other inpatient facilities; notes that people who are trapped in institutional care often suffer routine breaches of their human rights, including regular seclusion, the endemic use of force and the intolerable practice of keeping people locked up when there is no need to do so; believes that the vast majority of people with learning disabilities and autism should be able to live supported lives in the community; welcomes recent investigations into outrageous profiteering at the taxpayer's expense by institutions providing inappropriate models of care; further welcomes the launch of a Care Quality Commission review into the inappropriate use of prolonged seclusion and segregation, and calls for this review to also include the endemic use of force in many institutions; urges the Government to act promptly to end profiteering by providers that offer inappropriate institutional care that fails to promote people's wellbeing, independence and human rights; and calls on the Government to commit to proper investment in community provision and workforce training.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Norman Lamb06/11/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratProposed
Helen Hayes12/11/2018Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon12/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Michael Penning12/11/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts13/11/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Gavin Robinson13/11/2018Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman13/11/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Jim Cunningham13/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Jamie Stone14/11/2018Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
Matt Western14/11/2018Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
Paul Farrelly14/11/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell14/11/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle15/11/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Hugh Gaffney19/11/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Lady Hermon19/11/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Caroline Lucas19/11/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Ruth George26/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned
David Crausby28/11/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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