Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018

To make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Sponsor: Steve Reed (LAB)

Supporters: Norman Lamb (LDEM), Sir Charles Walker (CON), Jim Shannon (DUP), Keith Vaz (LAB), Sarah Jones (LAB), Mr David Lammy (LAB), Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (LAB), Marsha De Cordova (LAB), Caroline Lucas (GRN), Clive Lewis (LAB), Heidi Allen (LDEM)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Philip Davies (View contribution) 17095 words
Labour (Co-op) Steve Reed (View contribution) 10291 words
Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb 2542 words
Speaker John Bercow 5081 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
1 Nov 2018 Act of Parliament Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 c. 27
9 Jul 2018 Bills HL Bill 120 (as introduced)
17 May 2018 Briefing papers Committee Stage Report
9 Aug 2018 Library Notes Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
9 Jul 2018 Explanatory Notes HL Bill 120 Explanatory Notes
15 Jun 2018 Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 15 June 2018

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
01/11/2018 Royal Assent (Hansard)
01/11/2018 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
01/11/2018Act of Parliament Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 c. 27
30/10/2018 3rd reading: House of Lords
30/10/2018 3rd reading (Handard): House of Lords
23/10/2018 Order of Commitment discharged (Hansard): House of Lords
23/10/2018 Order of Commitment discharged (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
07/09/2018 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
07/09/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/08/2018Library Notes Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
09/07/2018 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
09/07/2018 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/07/2018Bills HL Bill 120 (as introduced)
09/07/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 120 Explanatory Notes
09/07/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 139KB)
09/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 6 July 2018
06/07/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
18/06/2018Bills Bill 228 2017-19 (as amended on Consideration)
18/06/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 15 June 2018
15/06/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
15/06/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 15 June 2018
14/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 June 2018
14/06/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 95KB)
13/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 June 2018
12/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2018
11/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2018
07/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 June 2018
17/05/2018Briefing papers Committee Stage Report
30/04/2018Bills Bill 200 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
26/04/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 25 April 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
26/04/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 April 2018
25/04/2018 Committee Debates compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
25/04/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 April 2018
24/04/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
19/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018
19/04/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 April 2018
18/04/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
18/04/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 April 2018
16/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 April 2018
29/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 March 2018
29/03/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 March 2018
28/03/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
28/03/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 March 2018
27/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 March 2018
27/03/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 443KB)
20/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2018
19/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 March 2018
14/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018
13/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2018
12/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2018
27/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 February 2018
03/11/2017 2nd reading: House of Commons
02/11/2017Explanatory Notes HC Bill 8 EN 2017-19
01/11/2017Bills HCB 8 2017-19, as introduced
19/07/2017 1st reading: House of Commons