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Jacqueline Doyle-Price
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<p>Information on the costs of aftercare services provided under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 is a matter for individual local authorities and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and is not collected centrally.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is concerned about rising numbers of detentions under the Act, which is why we requested an independent review, the final report of which was published earlier this month. The review’s report contains a number of recommendations on the administration of section 117 aftercare, including proposing national guidance on the division of funding between local authorities and CCGs.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made no assessment of local CCG policies on this matter. We will be considering these recommendations in detail before responding in due course. The report of the independent review is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/762206/MHA_reviewFINAL.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/762206/MHA_reviewFINAL.pdf</a></p>
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Department of Health and Social Care
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Department of Health and Social Care
Department of Health and Social Care
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Jacqueline Doyle-Price
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