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Lords debates wellbeing as national performance indicator

13 March 2020


Members debate the case for the government to use wellbeing as a key indicator of national performance when setting budgets, deciding policy priorities and reviewing the effectiveness of policy goals on Thursday 11 March. Speakers include the chair of the Making Every Adult Matter coalition of charities and the Social Enterprise Ambassador in the Cabinet Office.

During general debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.

Baroness Tyler of Enfield (Liberal Democrat), chair of the Making Every Adult Matter coalition of charities, put forward the debate.

Speakers include:

  • Lord Bird (Crossbench), founder of The Big Issue and Social Enterprise Ambassador, Cabinet Office
  • Baroness Burt of Solihull (Liberal Democrat), former shadow Secretary of State for Equalities
  • Lord Desai (Labour), academic, London School of Economics
  • Lord Tugendhat (Conservative), former chairman, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Conservative), government spokesperson and president of the National Association of Local Councils, responds on behalf of the government.

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