Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:29 pm on 18th December 2018.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 5:29 pm, 18th December 2018

Of course the interface between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act will be considered, but Sir Simon himself favours bringing forth the Mental Capacity Act renewal now and then dealing with the Mental Health Act later. As with all of the hon. Lady’s other considerations, that has been taken into account, and this is the best way forward.