Delayed implementation of LPS ‘deeply’ disappointing

Lynne Neagle, deputy minister for mental health and wellbeing, Welsh government

Implementation of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) have been delayed, as the government prioritises plans to reform the care sector. Announced in a letter to stakeholders, the government said it had taken the ‘difficult decision’ to delay implementation ‘beyond the life of this parliament’. It said: ‘This was one of a number of decisions taken as…

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