HL Deb 20 March 2000 vol 611 c10WA
Baroness Whitaker

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will publish the findings of the Mental Health Act Commission on the treatment of black and ethnic minority patients. [HL1514]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

The Commission published its report,The Second National Visit—Improving Care for Detained Patients from Black and Ethnic Minority Communities, on 7 March 2000. We welcome this report, which provides detailed information about the care of black and ethnic minority detained patients and which will help to inform the implementation of the Mental Health National Service Framework.