Briefing on the government’s announcements concerning the Mental Health Act 1983 Review

Covering the announcments made in October 2017 and information from the government, relevant parts of the Queen’s Speech and relevant parts of the 2017 Conservative election manifesto.

This briefing contains:
  • The announcement made by the Prime Minister on 4 October 2017 and information from the government published on the same day. 
  • Relevant extracts from a letter by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, dated 24 November 2017
  • Relevant parts of the Queen’s speech and the background notes
  • Relevant parts of the Conservative Party’s election 2017 manifesto and extracts from a speech by the Prime Minister during the election campaign.