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Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Incapacity Bill - Minutes of Evidence[Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 17 November 2003.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Incapacity Bill on Wednesday 10 September 2003

Members present:

Barker, B.Rix, L.Mr John Bercow
Carter, L. (Chairman)Mrs Angela Browning
Fookes, B.Stephen Hesford
Knight of Collingtree, B.Mrs Joan Humble
McIntosh of Hudnall, B.Huw Irranca-Davies
Pearson of Rannoch, L.Laura Moffatt


1. Memorandum from the Law Society of Scotland (MIB 990)

Examination of Witnesses

Mr Adrian Ward, Convenor, and Mr David McClements, Member, Mental Health and Disability Committee of the Law Society of Scotland; Ms Elizabeth Craigmyle, Principal Solicitor for ENABLE and Member of the Mental Health and Disability Committee, Law Society of Scotland; examined.

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2.Memorandum from Dr Donald Lyons (MIB 989)

3.Memorandum from The BPS Division of Clinical Psychology (Scotland) (MIB 991)

Examination of Witnesses

Professor Tom McMillan, Chair in Clinical Neuropsychology, Glasgow University,Mr Mark Ramm, Director of Clinical Forensic Psychology, Orchard Clinic, Edinburgh, Dr Keith Bowden,Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust, and Dr Donald Lyons, Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age and Medical Adviser for Elderly Services for Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust, examined.

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