Date lodged: 10 August 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how much was spent on mental health tribunals in the last year for which information is available.
Answered by: Maureen Watt 24 August 2016
The Scottish Government does not hold this information.
The Mental Health Tribunal Scotland is an independent organisation which reports to Scottish Ministers and whose aim is to provide a responsive, accessible, independent and impartial service when making decisions on the compulsory care and treatment of people with mental disorders.
The Mental Health Tribunal Scotland publishes and annual report which can be accessed using the following link and contains statistics relating to its work during 2014-15:http://www.mhtscotland.gov.uk/mhts/Annual_Reports/Annual_Reports_main