Mental Health Patients (Children)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 24th April 2007.

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Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health 2:30 pm, 24th April 2007

My hon. Friend is right to say that this is an extremely important issue. I know that he is concerned about it, and he has raised the matter with me separately. As I have said, the problem with the House of Lords amendments is that they would create a clinical and legal straitjacket, but that is not to say that important issues have not been raised, and I am sure that we shall discuss them in Committee.


Posted on 26 Apr 2007 4:14 pm (Report this annotation)

Rather a clinical or legal straitjacket than a real one, think yourself lucky that you may never know what a real one feels like