Mentally Yours: Seni’s Law

The Mental Health Units Use of Force Bill – also known as Seni’s Law – requires mental health inpatient units to comply with requirements around use of force policies, training and data collection. The law came into force after years of campaigning, following the death of Seni Lewis. This week Yvette chats to Seni’s mother, Aji Lewis, about why the law is needed and what it means for the future of policing and mental health inpatient services.

Lethal Force: Police brutality in London

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, Tarah Welsh investigates why black men are more likely to suffer police brutality and deaths in custody than any other ethnic group. She meets the families that have lost loved ones and say the criminal justice system is racially biased.