Mental Capacity Act 2005: post-legislative scrutiny - Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Contents



The Lord Alderdice

The Baroness Andrews OBE

The Baroness Barker

The Baroness Browning

The Lord Faulks (until 18 December 2013)

Rt Hon the Lord Hardie (Chairman)

Professor the Baroness Hollins

The Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Professor the Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

Rt Hon the Baroness Shephard of Northwold

The Lord Swinfen

The Lord Turnberg

Declared Interests

The Lord Alderdice

Retired Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy

Patron, Northern Ireland Institute of Human Relations

President, Westminster Pastoral Foundation

Hon Fellow, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Hon Affiliate, British Psychoanalytical Society

Patron, Youth Access UK

Patron, ICAP (Irish Immigrant Psychotherapy Organization)

Vice-President, National Benevolent Fund for the Aged

The Baroness Andrews OBE

Former Government spokesperson for Health (2002-05), Work and Pensions (2002-05), Education and Skills (2003-05)

The Baroness Barker

Owner, ThirdSectorBusiness (a company that works extensively with a wide range of national, regional and local charities)

Consultant, B&W Consulting (a company that works extensively with a wide range of national, regional and local charities)

The Baroness Browning

Vice-President, National Autistic Society

Patron, Research Autism

Vice-President, Alzheimer's Society

Patron, Action on Elder Abuse

Named Carer of a man living independently with Asperger syndrome

The Lord Faulks (until 18 December 2013)

Barrister (occasionally deals with issues involving the Mental Capacity Act)

Rt Hon the Lord Hardie

Honorary President, Capability Scotland (a charity which campaigns on behalf of and provides services in Scotland for adults and children with multiple and complex needs due to mental and/or physical disabilities.)

Professor the Baroness Hollins

Parent of an adult man with a learning disability who uses services funded by the local authority

Past President and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Retired Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry of Disability, St George's University of London

Executive Chair of Books Beyond Words Community Interest Company (publishes picture books to support decision-making for adult non-readers)

Chair, Board of Science, British Medical Association

Past President of the British Medical Association

The Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Past member of the Pre-legislative Scrutiny Committee which considered the Draft Mental Incapacity Bill in 2003

Professor the Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

Professor and University Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Advisor to the Vice Chancellor, University of East London (2011-date)

Professorial Fellow of The Institute of Mental Health Nottingham (2012-date)

Secretary to All Party Parliamentary Group on Prison Health (2010-date)

President of Bradford Magistrates Chaplaincy Service (charity providing support for those engaged in the criminal justice system; 2008-date)

Vice-President and Professorial Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health

Former Chairman, National Prison Drug Treatment Strategy Review Group (2009-2011)

Former Chairman, Integrated Equality & Human Rights Committee (Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland) (2010-2012)

Former Government Spokesperson for the Department of Communities & Local Government; Ministry of Justice; Cabinet Office and the Former Attorney General's Office. (Oct 2008-Sept 2009)

Former Shadow Front Bench Minister (Communities), (May 2010-2012)

Former Non Executive Commissioner, Care Quality Commission (2008)

Former Chairman, Mental Health Act Commission (2002-Oct 2008)

Former Member, Department of Health Mental Health Workforce Task Group (2002-2005)

Former National Director, Department of Health Delivering Race Equality in mental health care programme (DRE) and Chairman of DRE Board (2004-2006)

Former Vice-Chairman, Mental Health Act Commission (2001-2002)

Former Non Executive Board Member, Mental Health Act Commission (1995-2001)

Rt Hon the Baroness Shephard of Northwold

No relevant interests declared

The Lord Swinfen

Chairman, The Swinfen Charitable Trust (a charity which provides medical advice to health care professionals overseas)

Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine

The Lord Turnberg

Trustee, Wolfson Foundation

Scientific Advisor-Association of Medical Research Charities

A full list of Members' interests can be found in the Register of Lords Interests:

Professor Peter Bartlett, Specialist Adviser

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Professor of Mental Health Law, School of Law and Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham

Appointed by the Council of Europe to advise the Government of Georgia on law in relation to mental disability and persons charged with crime and prisoners(February 2014)

Author, Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice (4th ed., Oxford University Press, 2013)

Author, Blackstone's Guide to the Mental Capacity Act, (2nd ed., Oxford University Press, 2007)

Author, Mental Disability and the European Convention on Human Rights (Martinus Nijhoff, 2006)

Author, Mental Illness, Discrimination and the Law (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)

Author, The Poor Law of Lunacy (Cassells/University of Leicester Press, 1999)

Co-investigator, Reducing relapse and suicide in bipolar disorder (National Institute of Health Research, RP-PG-0407-10389)

Co-investigator, Characteristics and needs of long-stay patients in high and medium secure forensic-psychiatric care: Implications for service organisation (National Institute of Health Research, Health Services and Delivery Research, 11/1024/06)

Former Honorary Chair, Board of the Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC)

Former Sub-Editor, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology

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