This briefing paper contains detailed results and analysis of the 2017 General Election, held on 8th June. It provides election results by party & constituency, as well as analysis of voter trends, MP characteristics, and more.
Report stage for the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill 2017-19 is scheduled for 26 October 2018. This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides information about the Bill and background material.
This House of Commons Library Debate Pack briefing has been prepared in advance of a debate entitled “Perinatal mental illness”. This will be led by Dr Paul Williams MP and Andrew Selous MP, and it will take place in Westminster Hall on Thursday 19th July at 1.30pm.
This House of Commons Library briefing explains what Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) are, their purpose and the process which is followed in order to authorise a deprivation of liberty. The paper outlines the Law Commission's recommendations to abolish DoLS and replace them with a new system called the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was introduced to the House of Lords on 3 July 2018. The Bill broadly follows the Law Commission’s recommendations, with some changes.
This House of Commons Library Debate Pack briefing has been prepared in advance of a debate entitled “Access to treatment, support and innovative new medicines for Phenylketonuria patients”. This will be led by Liz Twist MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 26th June 2018 at 9.30am.
MPs will debate Acquired Brain Injury in the House of Commons Chamber on Monday 18 June. This House of Commons Library debate pack provides a summary of the issues together with parliamentary and press coverage.
This House of Commons Library briefing provides information on key provisions in the Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill 2017-19, a Private Member's Bill which is seeking to place the National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care on a statutory footing.
This House of Commons Library briefing provides information on key provisions in the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19. This is a Private Member's Bill which is seeking to make provision about the oversight and management of the use of force in relation to patients in mental health units.