Eleanor Grey QC representing Ashworth Hospital in Ian Brady’s Mental Health Tribunal

Eleanor Grey QC representing Ashworth Hospital in Ian Brady’s Mental Health Tribunal


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Eleanor Grey QC is representing Ashworth Hospital in this tribunal hearing, which is to decide if Ian Brady should continue to be detained In Ashworth Hospital under the Mental Health Act or be returned to a normal prison.

Ian Brady has been on hunger strike for more than a decade, and has been kept alive through force feeding with a tube. While this is possible in Ashworth, ordinary prisons will not force feed prisoners, effectively meaning a move to such a prison would allow him to commit suicide by starvation.


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