Tag Archives: phil dilks

Election law snippets

MPs who suffer mental health problems will benefit from the government’s decision to back a Bill going through Parliament:

The Deputy Prime Minister announced that the Government is backing the Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill brought forward by Gavin Barwell MP, which receives Second Reading in the House of Commons today.

The Bill repeals section 141 of the Mental Health Act, which sets out that an MP automatically loses their seat if detained under the Act for more than six months. It also amends similar discriminatory provisions in legislation concerning

Posted in Election law | Also tagged , , and | 10 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarTony Greaves 25th May - 9:49pm
    Some of the technology being developed will undoubtedly be very useful in making road vehicles more efficient (in navigation not mechanically) and safer. But the...
  • User AvatarRoland 25th May - 9:24pm
    Consequently, an imaginative industrial policy encouraging some of this research onto our shores, ... the graduates with the hard science skills, the open door to...
  • User AvatarConor McGovern 25th May - 9:13pm
    I'm doubtful as to whether the Tories will split in two - the party looks too power-hungry for that particular act of blatant self-harm -...
  • User AvatarJenny barnes 25th May - 8:53pm
    Our precious NHS would be in a lot less trouble if we hadn't had the Lansley reorganisation privatisation plan. Was it the good baroness who...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 25th May - 8:50pm
    Thanks for your leadership Anne Shaw and Iain Sharpe. The service continues...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 25th May - 8:33pm
    tonyhill Liberals may start from many of the same policy positions as socialists, and indeed as a leftist Liberal I’m probably a lot happier with...