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Mental Capacity Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:30 pm on 1st February 2005.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench 6:30 pm, 1st February 2005

Before the noble Baroness withdraws her amendment, I should like the Minister to return to a point that was raised earlier as regards the direct interest that a researcher might have with the person on whom research was taking place. Should a suitable barrier be in place so that no researcher should ever be able to give the authority for research to proceed?