Members of the Lords, including a national vice-president of the Alzheimer's Society and a former chief executive of Carers UK, debated the support available to carers and the 'Carers Action Plan 2018–2020: Supporting Carers Today', in the House of Lords on Thursday 21 June.
This was a general debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Baroness Redfern (Conservative), former vice chair of the Specialised Healthcare Alliance.
Members who took part included:
Baroness Manzoor (Conservative), government spokesperson, responded on behalf of the government.