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This briefing is the work of the Law Society's Mental Health and Disability Committee.
Read the Law Society's written evidence in response to the Joint Committee call for evidence on the draft Care and Support Bill.
This week the Law Society has given evidence in parliament to raise concerns about proposals in the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Bill, and to show our opposition to the UK's opt-out from EU police and criminal justice measures.
Read the Law Society's written evidence in response to the Home Affairs Committee call for evidence on the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Bill.
Read the Law Society's response to the draft Care and Support Bill.
This consultation seeks views on changes the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) wishes to make in 2013 and also invites initial comments on some broader changes that may be made in the future.
Assisted dying will be the topic of debate at the launch of the Law Society's 2012 Public Debate Series in partnership with Huffington Post UK.
The Law Society has welcomed the LSC's decision to open a further tender for licence-only family and family and housing work.
Read the Law Society’s response to the UK Border Agency's (UKBA) family migration consultation.
Read the response by the Law Society to the Ministry of Justice's 'Options for dealing with squatting' consultation.
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The Mental Health and Disability Committee and the Housing Law Committee are part of the Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board.The committees work to develop Law Society policy and promote improvements in practice and legal services.
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