Lords debates enhancing quality of government
17 September 2021
The House of Lords debated enhancing the quality of government through the introduction of training in core leadership skills for ministers and senior civil servants, on Thursday 16 September.
Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative), Professor of Government at the University of Hull, put forward the debate.
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.
Members speaking included:
- Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Conservative), former Lord Chancellor
- Lord Judge (Crossbench), former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
- Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat), Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for the Cabinet Office
- Baroness Taylor of Bolton (Labour), Chair of the House of Lords Constitution Committee.
Lord True (Conservative), Cabinet Office Minister, responded on behalf of the government.
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