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Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health Act’

London councils face questions for housing families outside the capital

London councils face questions for housing families outside the capital

The government has called in London councils over concerns that homelessness numbers are soaring, after research revealed the scale of plans being drawn up to send families to live in …

Children held in police cells under Mental Health Act

Children held in police cells under Mental Health Act

Children as young as 11 were held in police cells in England and Wales in 2011 because officers thought they were mentally ill, the BBC has learned.

There were 347 such …