Lords debates health and food
6 July 2022 (updated on 6 July 2022)
On Thursday 7 July, members of the House of Lords debated the relationship between improving the overall health of the nation and good food production.
Baroness Walmsley (Liberal Democrats), Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers, 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 Brinton (Liberal Democrats), Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Health
- Baroness Merron (Labour), Opposition Lords Spokesperson for Health and Social Care
- Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (Green Party), former leader of the Green Party
Lord Kamall (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care) responded on behalf of the government.
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