Review of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act
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Review of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act

Section 135 of the Act gives police officers powers to enter private premises – with a warrant – to remove a person suspected of being in urgent need of a mental health assessment. Section 136 gives them powers to remove someone from a public place to a ‘place of safety’. Continue reading

Zephaniah: If I were Prime Minister: I’d order a review of all deaths in custody
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Zephaniah: If I were Prime Minister: I’d order a review of all deaths in custody

I’m an anarchist. So maybe I shouldn’t be here. After seeing what politicians of all persuasions have done to our country, there was no other way to go for me. People need to understand just how much they can do for themselves, so if I were forced to do the job I’d abolish the post of Prime Minister. Continue reading