Lords considers public advice on face masks
12 June 2020
Members of the Lords asked the government what plans it has to review its advice on the wearing of masks in public to address Covid-19, on Thursday 11 June.
Speakers included the vice-president of the National Encephalitis Society and a patron of Social Action for Health.
This was a Question for Short Debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Lord Campbell-Savours (Labour) put forward the debate.
- Lord Bilimoria (Crossbench), director of the National Bereavement Partnership Covid-19 helpline
- Baroness Massey of Darwen (Labour), former adviser in personal, social and health education for the Inner London Education Authority
- Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Conservative), vice-president of the National Encephalitis Society
- Baroness Uddin (Non-affiliated), patron of Social Action for Health.
Lord Bethell (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department of Health and Social Care, responded on behalf of the government.
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