Parents of man who died had criticised Tory MP who previously blocked measure

A private member’s bill to ensure that police who are called to restrain patients at mental hospitals wear body cameras has passed through the Commons.

There had been fears that the bill – supported by the parents of a 21-year-old man who died after he was subject to a period of excessive and prolonged restraint – could be blocked by a Conservative filibuster, but it completed its third reading in about an hour on Friday morning with the parents, Aji and Conrad Lewis, watching in the public gallery.

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