The House of Lords are due to continue their debate on the Liberty Protection Safeguards (Report Stage) with two dates in mid and late November. These are potentially the last dates for any significant changes to the Bill. Dr Lucy Series from Cardiff University has produced a very helpful briefing on the major current issues and themes. This can be downloaded here 2018 10 30 L Series MCAB Report stage briefing.

If you have any concerns about the Bill it is important to voice them now before the Report Stage ends. You can write to:

Lord O’Shaunessy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW or email him:


Caroline Dinenage, MP, Minister of State (Department of Health & Social Care), House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA or email her:

In addition an online petition is currently running with 87,000 signatures which you may want to sign: