A group of leading charities has called on the government to pause progress of the Liberty Protection Safeguards (Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill. The Bill is due to have its 2nd Reading in the House of Commons later today. The briefing provides details of a series of concerns by the charities about LPS and it is attached below.

In addition the Government have now just published the Equality Impact Assessment for LPS. This is is also attached below.

Anyone can contact their local member of Parliament if they have concerns about LPS (the briefing from the charities provides useful information).

Mental Capacity Bill Third sector briefing 2R debate 18.12.2018