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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 22nd March 2016.

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Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Minister of State, Department of Health 11:30 am, 22nd March 2016

I have received a range of representations on the effect of the deprivation of liberty safeguards, including on the impact that the current system has on health and care budgets. The hon. Lady is a respected voice on the challenges that these safeguards pose, and I can reassure her and the House that there is ongoing work to address those challenges.