News up to 2007

2007

07 Aug 07 - Alliance gives final verdict on 2007 Mental Health Act

03 Jul 07 - Mental Health Bill remains a missed opportunity

28 Jun 07 - Alliance welcomes new Health Secretary

18 Jun 07 - Humane Mental Health Bill within reach

13 Jun 07 - Alliance welcomes progress from Government on Bill

08 May 07 - Keep children out of adult mental health wards

16 Apr 07 - MPs speak on controversial Bill for first time in nine years

23 Mar 07 - Bill must address continued race inequalities

07 Mar 07 - Community Treatment Orders are unproven

02 Mar 07 - Mental Health Bill amendments must not be reversed

26 Feb 07 - We welcome important new changes to Mental Health Bill

19 Feb 07 - We welcome House of Lords votes on Mental Health Bill

16 Feb 07 - Still a long way to go, say Mental Health Bill campaigners

25 Jan 07 - Mental Health Alliance comment on James Green

11 Jan 07 - Alliance members hail first Lords vote to amend the Mental Health Bill

2006

20 Dec 06 - Lord Denis Carter has died

17 Nov 06 - Mental Health Bill still not fit for the twenty-first century

09 Nov 06 - Better care needed to prevent tragic deaths

25 Sep 06 - Michael Stone Inquiry: lessons should be learned

15 Sep 06 - Greater compulsion is not the way to prevent tragedies

29 Jun 06 - Our response to Bournewood amendments to Capacity Act

02 May 06 - Mental Health Act needs full Race Equality Assessment

23 Mar 06 - Updated Mental Health Act must be fit for twenty-first century

08 Mar 06 - Mental Health Bill Early Day Motion Gets 100th Signatory

20 Feb 06 - Alliance launches 'Stand up for Mental Health' Campaign

2005

28 Nov 05 - MH Bill needs major changes to promote race equality

13 Oct 05 - Munjaz ruling

20 Sep 05 - Research shows compulsion in the community is a gamble

13 July 05 - Mental Health Bill concessions fail to meet serious concerns

17 May 05 - Our response to the Queen's Speech

23 Mar 05 - Alliance welcomes scrutiny committee report into Draft Bill

16 Mar 05 - Mental Health Alliance statement in the case of Peter Bryan

31 Jan 05 - Hundreds rally to oppose ‘failed’ Bill

28 Jan 05 - Minister faces mental health critics at rally

2004

23 Nov 04 - MHA statement on Queen’s Speech

08 Sep 04 - Revised Mental Health Bill is unfit for 21st century

18 Jun 04 - Alliance welcomes capacity bill

14 Jul 04 - Alliance welcomes creation of scrutiny committee

30 Apr 04 - New study again shows Community Treatment Orders do not work

2003

19 Nov 03 - Draft Mental Health Bill could bring services to their knees

27 Nov 03 - Mental Health Alliance calls for end to rising tide of detentions

26 Nov 03 - We welcome pledge of prelegislative scrutiny for new Bill

11 Nov 03 - Human rights in danger, Alliance and MPs tell government

25 Feb 03 - Synod tackles concerns over government mental health plans

2002

30 Oct 02 - Alliance warns against linking mental health reform and violence

23 Oct 02 - MPs to be told truth about draft Bill by real 'mental health experts'