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Elderly people news from UK Parliament.

Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates building an inclusive society after COVID-19
Members debate steps that national and local government will need to take to achieve an inclusive society in the UK. Find out more
15 April 2021
Episode 3: LGBT+ History Month and healthy ageing
Lord Cashman joins the podcast to talk It's a Sin, co-founding Stonewall with colleagues including Sir Ian McKellen, and fighting for equality as a member of the Lords. Lord Patel discusses how we can improve healthy ageing through science.
10 February 2021
Ministers pressed on rights of those in care homes, hospitals and prisons
The Joint Committee on Human Rights have written to Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer on the impact of long lockdown to those in care homes, hospitals and prisons.
03 February 2021
Social care funding report debated in House of Lords
Lords debate 'Social care funding: time to end a national scandal' report
26 January 2021
Pension Schemes Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill awaits Royal Assent
20 January 2021
Concerted Government effort could improve health in old age, finds Lords Committee
Science and Technology Committee publish report "Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living"
15 January 2021
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
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Age UK, mental health and homelessness charities give evidence on coronavirus
Public Services Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 8 July 2020 at 3pm
06 July 2020
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Lords considers public advice on face masks
Members debate guideline review during Covid-19 pandemic
12 June 2020
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Lords question government on Covid-19 and the prison system on 14 May
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13 May 2020
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Lords discusses support for those living in poverty
Members debate impact of Covid-19
01 May 2020
Lords debates challenges facing charitable and voluntary sector
Members discuss fundraising issues caused by Covid-19 pandemic
01 May 2020
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Lords debates delivery of social and home care
Members discuss sustainability of social care
24 April 2020