Penny Letts OBE

Penny  Letts OBE Policy consultant

Penny is a policy consultant, writer and trainer specialising in mental health and capacity law. She is editor of the Elder Law Journal; contributor to Court of Protection Practice and Mental Capacity: Law and Practice (all Jordan Publishing); Assessment of Mental Capacity and Mental Health Tribunals. She was Specialist Adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee on the Draft Mental Incapacity Bill and prepared a major part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice. Penny was formerly Law Society Policy Adviser on Mental Health and Disability, a Mental Health Act Commissioner and a member of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

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Care reforms receive Royal Assent 24 JUN 2014

Care reforms receive Royal Assent

On 14 May 2014, Parliament gave Royal Assent to the Care Bill bringing in the Care Act 2014....