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Mental health news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Bills on age assurances online, onshore wind and coroners recording suicide factors. Catch up
22 November 2021
Petitions Committee hears from legal experts and social media companies
Petitions Committee hears from legal experts and social media companies about tackling online abuse.
18 November 2021
Lords debates Coronavirus Act 2020
Members debate the Act's provisions and regulations on self-isolation. Catch up
25 October 2021
Lords debates Assisted Dying Bill at second reading
Members debate the key areas of a private member's bill to make assisted dying legal. Find out more
25 October 2021
Lords debates social care
Members debate the challenges following the pandemic, the effects of the Health and Social Care Levy and and the government's social care plans. Catch up
15 October 2021
Lords considers new regulations and raises concerns
Members debate regulations relating to COVID-19 tests and the mandatory vaccination of care home staff, voting to 'regret' the lack of operational guidance and impact assessment. Catch up
22 July 2021
Health Minister questioned amidst rising demand for children’s mental health support
MPs question Health Minister Nadine Dorries on key issues raised during the mental health inquiry
18 June 2021
Lords debates levelling up of opportunities for children
Members debate the education and health of children of the UK affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Catch up
18 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Committee asks what long-term support parents and families will need as result of pandemic
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 9.45am on Tuesday 27 April
21 April 2021
Young people give evidence to MPs on their experiences of mental health services
The session focuses on the case for prioritising early intervention and prevention approaches
16 April 2021
New Children’s Commissioner questioned on improvements needed to mental health services
The session will assess the current state of children’s mental health services and what more needs to be done to improve them.
22 March 2021
Education Committee to question Government’s Youth Mental Health Ambassador Dr Alex George
Committee to question Dr Alex George on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on young people’s mental health
10 March 2021
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