Compulsorily Detained Mental Patients

Department of Health written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference too the explanatory notes of the Mental Health Act 1983 (Places of Safety) Regulations 2017, how the 33 additional health-based places of safety were calculated.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The methodology is set out in paragraphs 31 to 60 of the detailed impact assessment prepared for the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528323/Impact_Assessment_-_Police_Powers_under_the_Mental_Health_Act.pdf

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