Equality and Human Rights
70% of sentenced prisoners have two or more mental health conditions.
Inclusion London was concerned about the government’s lack of consultation with Disabled people with the proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act. We decided to commission our own report to seek out the views of people who may be affected by these changes in law.
Mental Capacity Amendment Bill: Act now to prevent the government from weakening our human rights protections
We are holding a consultation event to talk about the proposed amendments to the Mental Capacity Act and to discuss our next steps. DDPOs, Self-advocacy groups, people with learning difficulties or other Disabled people who are interested are welcome to attend.