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Ministers questioned on children living in poverty
Work and Pensions Committee question ministers from DWP, DfE and Home Office
17 January 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Bills on age assurances online, onshore wind and coroners recording suicide factors. Catch up
22 November 2021
Cuts led to vulnerable children “crisis”: restore support to 2010 levels, peers tell ministers
Public Services Committee publish report on role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
19 November 2021
Members raise topical and current issues in Grand Committee debates
Lords debates social care, the treatment of people with autism, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and UK business with Africa. Learn more
27 October 2021
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Additional support for new parents’ mental health is welcome, say MPs
Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Petitions Committee, has welcomed the announcement of additional funding for mental health support for new parents
27 October 2021
New inquiry: The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949-1976
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launches a new inquiry
23 September 2021
Lords debates levelling up of opportunities for children
Members debate the education and health of children of the UK affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Catch up
18 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
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Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Work and Pensions Committee to question academics and charities
Work and Pensions Committee hears from academics and charities
13 April 2021
Lords debates the Budget statement
Members debate the economy
15 March 2021
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Lords examines Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill
Government accepts amendment on use of 'mother or expectant mother' in the bill
26 February 2021
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