100 people held more than 20 years in hospitalson November 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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‘If he’d murdered someone he’d be out now’ – a couple’s battle to get their son out of the hospital he’s been held in since 2001.

Last month, crossbench peer Baroness Hollins – who has been reviewing long-term segregated care – told the House of Lords it was time to “end the scandals” and give people back their lives. But she also spoke of another man – Mr W – held largely in solitary confinement for 20 years but who, for the past three years, had lived around the corner from his parents.

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