All 1 Debates between Baroness D'Souza and Baroness Masham of Ilton

Wed 16th Oct 2013

Care Bill [HL]

Debate between Baroness D'Souza and Baroness Masham of Ilton
Wednesday 16th October 2013

(10 years, 8 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Baroness D'Souza Portrait The Lord Speaker
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I remind your Lordships that if this amendment is agreed, I cannot call Amendments 129 to 131 by reason of pre-emption.

Baroness Masham of Ilton Portrait Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB)
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My Lords, it is vital that people with mental illness have adequate aftercare. I ask the noble Lord, Lord Patel of Bradford, if his Amendment 128A would cover such cases as the tragic case of the schoolgirl who was travelling by bus to school and was killed by a person who was mentally ill. There should be more protection for the public, who are at risk from mentally ill people who are let loose in the community without adequate aftercare and supervision. It is vital that people have aftercare, otherwise we will have more and more disasters.