A Westminster Hall debate on petitions relating to deaths in Mental Health care is scheduled for Monday 30 November 2020 from 4:30-6:00pm. The motion for debate is: "That this House has considered e-petition 255823, relating to deaths in Mental Health care". The subject for this debate was determined by the Petitions Committee and Petitions Committee member Mike Hill MP, who will open the debate.
This briefing paper describes the findings of the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ investigation into the UK in 2016, the UK and Devolved Government reactions, and subsequent developments, including the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on disabled persons’ rights.
This Commons Library briefing paper provides an overview of key issues facing the adult social care sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, and provides links to some of the key official guidance for the sector.