Joint Committee on Human Rights

Mental Health and Deaths in Prison inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Accepting written submissions; the deadline has been extended to Friday 10 February 2017.

 

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry will be structured around three broad themes:

  1. Whether prison is the right place for vulnerable offenders such as those with mental health conditions and/or learning difficulties
  2. The way prisoners with mental health conditions are treated in prison
  3. How to ensure that lessons for the future are learned, errors not repeated and that good practice becomes common practice

 

Read the full terms of reference: Mental Health and Deaths in Prison

Next meeting(s)

22 February 2017 3:15 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Mental health and deaths in prison
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Witness(es)

Juliet Lyon, Chair, Independent Advisory Panel
Lord Harris of Haringey
Frances Crook, Chief Executive, the Howard League for Penal Reform
Rt Hon the Baroness Corston

Location

01 March 2017 3:15 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Mental health and deaths in prison
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