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Support and Protection for Elderly People and Adults at Risk of Abuse Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule, SO No 23)
Sponsor:
Mr Nigel Dodds

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 30.03.2012

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Latest news on the Bill

This Bill is expected to have its second Reading debate on 30 March 2012.

On 10 November 2010, the House of Commons was asked, under the Ten Minute Rule to give leave for this Bill to be introduced.  The sponsor was allowed 10 minutes to support the Bill and there was ten minutes for other MPs to comment.  The House agreed and the Bill was read a first time.

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Summary of the Bill

A Bill to promote awareness of abuse of elderly people and adults at risk, to promote training on how to recognise and respond to such abuse amongst those who are likely to encounter abuse in the course of their work, to promote greater awareness and understanding of the rights of victims of abuse amongst agencies with responsibilities for providing, arranging, commissioning, monitoring and inspecting care services, to promote the development of local strategies for preventing abuse of elderly people and adults at risk and for ensuring that victims are assisted in recovering from the effects of abuse.

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