Training in appropriate use of force

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill – in the House of Commons at 1:45 pm on 15th June 2018.

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Amendment proposed: 11, page 4, line 18, at end insert—

“(l) the roles, responsibilities and procedure in the event of police involvement,”.—(Philip Davies.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 8, Noes 47.

Division number 186 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill — Training in appropriate use of force

Aye: 1 MP

No: 40 MPs

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Abstained: 7 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed: 12, page 4, line 18, at end insert—

“(m) awareness of acute behavioural disturbance.”—(Philip Davies.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House proceeded to a Division.

Division number 187 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill — Training in appropriate use of force

Aye: 1 MP

No: 47 MPs

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Abstained: 2 MPs

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The House having divided: Ayes 3, Noes 49.

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment made: 4, page 4, line 30, leave out “meets the standards of” and insert

“is of an equivalent standard to”.—(Jackie Doyle-Price.)

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.

Ordered,

That Clause 6 be transferred to the end of line 34 on page 7. —(Jackie Doyle-Price.)

Clause 7