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Mentally ill should be in hospital not cells, says MP

posted Sep 17, 2012, 10:47 AM by dm gillis
POLICE in Plymouth regularly have to put people with mental health problems in the cells when they should be taken to Derriford due to a lack of facilities, MPs have heard. Officers feel this is "inappropriate", and are concerned about the impact it has on the welfare of individuals, the Commons was told. Read more