Lords debates public services for young adults
19 July 2019
On Thursday 18 July, members of the House of Lords debated the impact of, and response to, the funding levels of public services that interact with young adults.
Members taking part included a former social worker and a Lords spokesperson for education.
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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 Massey of Darwen (Labour), former teacher.
Members taking part included:
- Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (Labour), former social worker
- Lord Bhatia (non-affiliated), former board member of the National Lottery Charity Board
- Lord Storey (Liberal Democrat), Liberal Democrat Lords spokesperson for education
Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative), government whip, responded on behalf of the government.
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