Well-being of children and families: Lords debate

12 May 2009

Baroness Massey of Darwen (Labour) will open a debate about the Government’s policies on the well-being of children and families in a debate this Thursday, 14 May, in the House of Lords

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Baroness Afshar (Crossbench); founder member and Chair of the Muslim Women’s Network
  • Baroness Amos (Labour); former spokesperson for Women’s Issues
  • Baroness Billingham (Labour); former MEP
  • Baroness Butler-Sloss (Crossbench); former President of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice
  • Baroness Garden of Frognal (Liberal Democrat); spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families
  • Bishop of Leicester; Chair of the trustees of the Children’s Society which launched the Good Childhood Inquiry in 2006
  • Baroness Howarth of Breckland (Crossbench); Chair of the board of the Children and Families Advisory and Support Services
  • Baroness Howe of Idlicote (Crossbench); former deputy Chair of the equal opportunities commission
  • Earl Listowel (Crossbench); supporter of Centrepoint, a charity focused on giving vulnerable and homeless young people a future
  • Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Labour); supporter of Childline
  • Lord Northbourne (Crossbench); Chair of the All-Party Group on Families and Children
  • Baroness Walmsley (Liberal Democrat); spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families
  • Baroness Verma (Conservative); spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families
  • Baroness Morgan of Drefelin (Labour); Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government spokesperson, Department for Children, Schools and Families

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