A House of Lords amendment to the Mental Health Bill to ensure no child under 18 would be placed on an adult mental health ward except in an emergency has been overturned.

Minister for health Rosie Winterton was among Labour MPs who voted against the amendment.

A House of Lords amendment to the Mental Health Bill to ensure no child under 18 would be placed on an adult mental health ward except in an emergency has been overturned.

Minister for health Rosie Winterton was among Labour MPs who voted against the amendment.