Lasting Power of Attorney Agreements

Part of Justice – in the House of Commons at on 26 March 2024.

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Photo of Fabian Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Labour, Leeds North East

More than 6 million people in Britain have lasting power of attorney agreements. I have been inundated recently with so many harrowing stories from across the country of abusers targeting elderly people and stealing their estate from under their nose. Will the Minister ensure that a proper medical assessment is carried out before an LPA is activated, and that the digitisation of LPAs does not lead to families losing their loved one’s estate to unscrupulous abusers?