Lords debates Grenfell Tower Inquiry
1 November 2019
On Thursday 31 October, members of the House of Lords, including a building safety spokesperson and the shadow spokesperson for housing, debated the Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
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This was a general debate. They normally take place on a Thursday. 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 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Conservative), former Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Members who took part included:
- Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour), shadow spokesperson for Housing
- Baroness Pinnock (Liberal Democrat), Liberal Democrat spokesperson for communities and local governMent
- Lord Porter of Spalding (Conservative), building safety spokesperson for the Local Government Association
- Lord Woolley of Woodford (Crossbench), board member, Youth Futures Foundation. This was the member's maiden speech.
Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government, responded on behalf of the government.
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