MPs have backed a new law to end the disproportionate use of force against mental health patients. The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill was backed unanimously by MPs from all parties in the House of Commons on 3 November. Known as Seni’s Law, the Bill was introduced by Steve Reed MP and is … Continue reading MPs back Seni’s Law
Click here to sign the petition. Thornton Heath resident Seni Lewis died in a mental health hospital after he was pinned face-down by 11 police officers until he stopped breathing. We must stop the use of excessive force that killed Seni and too many other mental health patients like him. Steve Reed MP is bringing … Continue reading Seni’s Law: Sign the petition
Steve Reed has appeared on Channel 4 News to talk about deaths in police custody and Seni's Law, which he has introduced in Parliament. You can view the full interview here.
Steve Reed MP has introduced a new law to end the use of excessive force against mental health patients, an issue that has led to a number of deaths. The Labour MP for Croydon North introduced Seni’s Law in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 July – named after Thornton Heath resident, Olaseni Lewis, … Continue reading Seni’s Law introduced in Parliament