Lords debates increasing income equality and sustainability
7 May 2020
Members of the Lords debate the case for increasing income equality and sustainability in light of the recent health emergency, in a virtual session on Wednesday 6 May. Speakers include a former general secretary of the Trades Union Congress and chair of UN Women UK.
This is a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
The Archbishop of York put forward the debate.
- Baroness Hussein-Ece (Liberal Democrat), Liberal Democrat spokesperson on equalities
- Lord Monks (Labour), former general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC)
- Baroness Prashar (Crossbench), president, Community Foundation Network
- Baroness Verma (Conservative), chair, UN Women UK.
The Bishop of Derby makes her maiden speech.
Lord Agnew of Oulton (Conservative), Minister of State in the Treasury, responds on behalf of the government.
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