New Clause 4

Armed Forces Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:15 pm on 13th July 2021.

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Armed Forces Mental Health Care review

‘(1) The Secretary of State must publish a report containing a review of the mental health treatment provided to Armed Forces personnel through the—

(a) Defence Medical Services,

(b) Departments of Community Mental Health and the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, and

(c) Reserves Mental Health Programme.

(2) The report under subsection (1) must be laid before Parliament within three months of the date on which this Act is passed.” .—(Stephanie Peacock.)

This new clause would require the government to conduct a formal review of the standards of mental health care available for serving personnel

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

Division number 50 Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 4

Aye: 271 MPs

No: 361 MPs

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Nos: A-Z by last name

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The House divided: Ayes 272, Noes 361.

Question accordingly negatived.

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