Mental health law review group


The review of mental health legislation is chaired by John Scott QC and aims to improve the rights and protections of persons with a mental disorder. The review group will assist the chair with decisions about how the review will run, including ensuring that it operates in an open and transparent way and to make recommendations which will help shape the future direction of the mental health legislative framework in Scotland.

You can read about the group's terms of reference here.


  • John Scott QC, Chair
  • Professor Jill Stavert
  • Colin McKay
  • Karen Martin
  • Graham Morgan

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