Lords discusses permanent housing for homeless people
15 May 2020
Members of the House of Lords debated supporting previously homeless people into permanent housing, in a virtual session on Thursday 14 May. Speakers included two former London councillors and chair of The National Housing Federation.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Lord Bird (Crossbench), founder of The Big Issue, put forward the debate.
- Lord Balfe (Conservative), former member, Greater London Council
- Baroness Janke (Liberal Democrat), vice president, Local Government Association
- Baroness Uddin (Non affiliated), former deputy leader, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
- Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe (Labour), chair, National Housing Federation.
Lord Greenhalgh (Conservative), Minister of State in the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, responded on behalf of the government.
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