Children’s services departments

14 January 2009

Baroness Shephard of Northwold, former Conservative Education Secretary, will call attention to the functioning of children’s services departments in local authorities in a debate on Thursday 15 January in the House of Lords

Other Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Elton (Conservative); former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department of Health and Social Security
  • Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone; former Secretary of State for Health
  • Baroness Sharp of Guildford; Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Innovation, Universities and Skills
  • Baroness Verma (Conservative); former Opposition spokesperson for Health
  • Baroness Massey of Darwen (Labour); former Director of Young People's Programme, Health Education Authority
  • Lord Northbourne (Crossbench); independent spokesperson for Education and Children, especially disadvantaged and excluded children
  • Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative)
  • Baroness Perry of Southwark (Conservative)
  • Earl Listowel (Crossbench); supporter of Centrepoint
  • Baroness Morgan of Drefelin; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government spokesperson, Department for Children, Schools and Families
  • Baroness Morris of Bolton; Opposition spokesperson for Women and for Children, Schools and Families
  • Baroness Walmsley; Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families

The debate will take place after 11.30am in the Lords Chamber.

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