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Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

8

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

80

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  13,  at beginning insert “trauma-informed care, including”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment, together with Amendment 81, would ensure that training requirements for staff

 

include training on trauma-informed care.

 

Robert Courts

 

112

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  13,  leave out paragraph (g)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would leave out any specific requirement for training on impact of trauma on a

 

patient’s mental and physical health.

 

Norman Lamb

 

81

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  14,  at end insert “and the impact of the use of force on a

 

patient who may have experienced violence and abuse.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See explanatory statement for Amendment 80.

 

Philip Davies

 

51

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  15,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

52

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  16,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

99

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  18,  leave out “the principal”

 

Philip Davies

 

10

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  18,  leave out “or ethical”

 

Philip Davies

 

53

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  18,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

11

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(l)    

the roles, responsibilities and procedure in the event of police

 

involvement,”

 

Philip Davies

 

12

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(m)    

awareness of acute behavioural disturbance.”


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

9

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

4

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  30,  leave out “meets the standards of” and insert “is of an

 

equivalent standard to”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This is a small drafting change that clarifies that training does not need to be provided under

 

Clause 5 if training that was recently provided was of an equivalent standard to the training

 

provided under that Clause.

 

Philip Davies

 

13

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  31,  leave out subsections (5) and (6)

 

Robert Courts

 

113

 

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Clause  5,  page  4,  line  31,  leave out “regular intervals” and insert “least annually”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that staff receive refresher training at least annually.

 


 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

100

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

“(7)    

Guidance under this Act shall be published no later than six months after this Act

 

is passed.”

 

Robert Courts

 

114

 

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Clause  6,  page  5,  line  8,  at end insert —

 

“(7)    

Before publishing the guidance, or any revision that amounts to a substantial

 

change in the guidance, the Secretary of State must lay a copy of the guidance or

 

the revision, as the case may be, before Parliament.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that the guidance is laid before Parliament before it is issued.

 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

That Clause 6 be transferred to the end of line 34 on page 7.

 


 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

101

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  11,  after “any” insert “significant”

 

Philip Davies

 

54

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  12,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

10

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

39

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  13,  leave out subsections (2) and (3)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would improve transparency and accountability about the use of force by

 

ensuring consistency in the recording of all uses of force, not just those that are above a threshold

 

to be set in statutory guidance.

 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

102

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  13,  leave out subsection (2)

 

Philip Davies

 

55

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  13,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

14

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  13,  at end insert “or does not involve physical contact”

 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

103

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  14,  leave out subsection (3)

 

Philip Davies

 

56

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  14,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Sir Christopher Chope

 

104

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  17,  leave out subsection (4)

 

Philip Davies

 

57

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  20,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

58

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  21,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

59

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  22,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

60

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  23,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

61

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  25,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

11

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Robert Courts

 

115

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  26,  leave out paragraph (f)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would remove the requirement to record a description of how force was used.

 

Philip Davies

 

62

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  26,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

63

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  28,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

64

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  31,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

15

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  33,  leave out paragraph (k)

 

Philip Davies

 

65

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  36,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

66

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  38,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

67

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  39,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

68

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  40,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

21

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(q)    

the relevant characteristics of the staff involved (if known)”

 

Robert Courts

 

116

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  42,  leave out “3 years” and insert “12 months”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would reduce the retention period for a record of use of force from 3 years to 12

 

months.


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

12

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

16

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

“(6A)    

Records must also be kept in the patient’s medical notes.”

 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

5

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  5,  leave out “made by or under the Data Protection Act 1998”

 

and insert “of the data protection legislation”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Amendments 5 and 6 are consequential on the Data Protection Act 2018.

 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

6

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

In subsection (8) “the data protection legislation” has the same meaning as in the

 

Data Protection Act 2018 (see section 3 of that Act).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Amendments 5 and 6 are consequential on the Data Protection Act 2018.

 

Philip Davies

 

17

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  7,  leave out subsections (9) and (10)

 

Philip Davies

 

22

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  7,  leave out from “(5)(k)” to “mean” and insert “(5)(k) and

 

(q) the “relevant characteristics” in relation to a patient and member of staff”

 

Philip Davies

 

23

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  8,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 

Philip Davies

 

24

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  9,  leave out “the patient has” and insert “they have”

 

Philip Davies

 

32

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  11,  leave out paragraph (c)

 

Philip Davies

 

25

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  11,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 

Philip Davies

 

26

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  12,  leave out “the patient is” and insert “they are”

 

Philip Davies

 

33

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  13,  leave out paragraph (e)


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

13

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

27

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  13,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 

Philip Davies

 

34

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  14,  leave out paragraph (f)

 

Philip Davies

 

28

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  14,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 

Philip Davies

 

29

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  15,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 

Philip Davies

 

35

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  16,  leave out paragraph (h)

 

Philip Davies

 

30

 

Clause  7,  page  6,  line  16,  leave out “the patient’s” and insert “their”

 


 

Robert Courts

 

117

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  20,  after “each” insert “calendar”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that statistics on the use of force are published at the end of each

 

calendar year.

 

Philip Davies

 

69

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  21,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

70

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  22,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Philip Davies

 

31

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  26,   leave out “and (n)” and insert “(n) and (q)”

 


 

Philip Davies

 

71

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  33,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 15 June 2018        

14

 

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, continued

 
 

Robert Courts

 

118

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  35,  leave out “death of a patient as a result of the use of force”

 

and insert “use of force on a patient”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment clarifies that the Secretary of State may review findings that relate to a use of

 

force on a patient in mental health units that did not result in the death of the patient.

 

Philip Davies

 

72

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  35,  leave out “force” and insert “restraint”

 

Norman Lamb

 

82

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

The report published under subsection (2) must make reference to the annual

 

statistics published under section 8.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment, together with Amendments 83 to 85, would improve accountability and

 

transparency in the progress towards reducing the overall use of force.

 

Norman Lamb

 

83

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

“(2B)    

The Secretary of State must make a statement to Parliament, as soon as

 

practicable following the publication of report under subsection (2).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See explanatory statement for Amendment 82.

 

Norman Lamb

 

84

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  41,  leave out “and”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See explanatory statement for Amendment 82.

 

Norman Lamb

 

85

 

Clause  9,  page  6,  line  41,  at end insert “and the statement under subsection (2B).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See explanatory statement for Amendment 82.

 

Robert Courts

 

120

 

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Clause  9,  page  6,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The Secretary of State must lay a copy of the report before Parliament.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would require the Secretary of State’s annual report to be laid before Parliament.


 
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