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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 18th June 2015.

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Photo of Iain Wright Iain Wright Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills), Chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee 10:35 am, 18th June 2015

I very much agree with what Andrew Stephenson asked the Leader of the House. The Care Quality Commission has just inspected Admiral Court care home in my constituency, saying that it showed a blatant disregard for humanity. Residents were virtually imprisoned and were denied food and water, and wheelchair users were not allowed to wash. It is an absolute disgrace that this sort of thing happens in our country in 2015.

On the back of that, may we have an urgent debate on the quality of social care to ensure that those who are often the most vulnerable people in our society do not have to suffer in this way again?