The House Commons Human Rights Committee has launched an inquiry into the reform of DoLS. They are looking into delays in implementing the Law Commission made proposals for reform made in March 2017 and note that 4 years on from the Cheshire West judgment nothing has changed.
Announcing the inquiry Harriet Harman, Chair of the Committee, said:
"This could affect your child, your brother or sister, your mother or father. The Committee wants to know -- does the system protect people's rights or is it working against them?"
The Committee is issuing an open call for evidence from interested parties and would welcome written submissions by Friday 2 March on:
You can read how to submit evidence on the Parliament website here
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