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75th anniversary of NHS and waiting times on the agenda in the Lords

1 December 2023

Hospital waiting room

Members of the House of Lords discussed the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service and its performance in waiting times in a debate on Thursday 30 November.


The topic was put forward by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour), a member of the General Medical Council.

During debates, members put their experience to good use to explore current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.     

Contributing members

Members speaking in the debate included:

Lord Markham (Conservative), Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care, responded on behalf of the government.

Catch up

Watch and read the debate  

Find out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

Further information

Find out more about the issues to be discussed in the House of Lords Library briefing.

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