Today's debate on the use of force in mental health units looked at important measures to make the 1983 Mental Health Act fit for purpose. It recognised the disproportionate rates of detention of black and ethnic minority patients which have persisted for too long.
"In 2015, I stood on a manifesto commitment that I would support the Conservative Government in holding a referendum and then in honouring its result. Tonight, I will vote to repeal the 1972 Act and to start the smooth process of transition. It is a promise made and a promise kept."