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Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 12:35 pm on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Fraser Kemp Fraser Kemp Labour, Houghton and Washington East 12:35 pm, 11th June 2009

With the best will in the world, Members of Parliament will have met, and national carers week will have involved meetings with, a minuscule number of carers. Millions of carers out there have a sense of isolation because of the 24/7 nature of the caring that they do. Any investment in technology that will link and bring people together, so that they can get over the sense of isolation, is great. Furthermore, can Members of Parliament have information so that through our local press we can try to make people aware of the issues? Carers often live in isolated conditions.

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Ian Sandeman
Posted on 13 Jun 2009 10:47 am (Report this annotation)

The money would have been better spent providing free computers and free internet access for Carers, something MPs all get on expenses.