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Mental health detention – Government action

UK Government actions In July 2020, the UK Government announced £62 million funding to local councils to accelerate discharges of...

Government action

Mental health detention – UK Government assessment

In recent years, there have been new laws to improve rights protections for those detained under the Mental Health Act...

Progress assessment Limited progress

Mental health detention – Welsh Government assessment

Read our assessment of the UK Government’s progress on mental health...

Progress assessment Reserved to the UK Government

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 29

Government should: (a) Tackle the root causes of infant and child mortality, including deprivation and inequality. (b) Carry out automatic,...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 40

Government should consider UN advice on children's right to freedom from all forms of violence and: (a) Ban the use...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 41

Government should: (a) In line with UN advice, urgently ban physical punishment in the family. (b) Ensure that physical punishment...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 61

Government should: (a) Collect data on child mental health, paying particular attention to children in vulnerable situations. (b) Adequately fund...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 63

Government should: (a) Collect and publish data on psychotropic drugs (Ritalin, Concerta etc.) prescribed to children. (b) Ensure drugs are...

UN recommendation

CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 31

Government should: Put an end to all forms of substituted decision-making, by changing or introducing laws and policies on mental...

UN recommendation

CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 35

Government should: (a) Remove laws allowing people to be detained and treated without their consent on the basis of their...

UN recommendation