Lords debates children's social care
9 December 2022
On Thursday 8 December, members of the House of Lords debated the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care, and the case for integrated care and support across all services.
Lord Watson of Invergowrie (Labour), Opposition Spokesperson for Education, 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 in the debate included:
- Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (Labour), former Chair, Changing Lives and Chair of the Lords Public Services Committee
- Lord Farmer (Conservative), Chair, Family Hubs Network Ltd
- Baroness Tyler of Enfield (Liberal Democrat), former President, National Children’s Bureau and chair of the Children and Families Act 2014 Committee.
Baroness Barran (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education, responded on behalf of the government.
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