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Mental Capacity Act

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs with which organisations known by her Department to be opposed to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 she has had recent discussions; and if she will make a statement. (89709)

We have completed two public consultations in the last few months on lasting powers of attorney and the draft code of practice and received responses from a variety of interest groups and individuals with a range of views and expertise.

Officials in the DCA continue to work with stakeholders across the spectrum of views through discussion, correspondence and stakeholder events.