Stephen Simblet QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Mental Health Law and Civil Liberties Teams, spoke to Times Radio about a young autistic man placed in confinement for over four years.
Stephen spoke to Times Radio about the legal implications of a case where a young autistic man, Patient A, was placed in confinement for over four years.
Patient A's mother is fighting to free her autistic son from a mental health hospital. Her 24-year-old autistic son, who also has a learning disability and Tourette’s syndrome, has been detained under the Mental Health Act in Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal since September 2017.
Listen to the interview below.