Care of older adults and disabled people

17 March 2009

Baroness Fookes (Conservative) will call attention to the care of older adults and long term disabled people in a debate this Thursday, 19 March, in the House of Lords

Other Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Baroness Thornton (Labour); Minister for health and equality
  • Earl Howe (Conservative); opposition spokesperson for health, former director of Provident Life Association, president of the South Bucks Association for the Disabled
  • Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for work and pensions and as an MP he was spokesperson for Community Care; co-author of Long Term Care – a framework for Reform
  • Lord Rix (Crossbench); President of MENCAP
  • Viscount Tenby (Crossbench); Chairman of Trustees for the Byways Residential Home and President of the Aldershot Group Riding for the Disabled
  • Baroness Thomas of Winchester (Liberal Democrat);Liberal Democrat spokesperson for work and pensions; honorary vice-president of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

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