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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 16th January 2020.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings 10:30 am, 16th January 2020

A society’s humanity is marked and gauged by how the fortunate protect and promote those who are less so, in which spirit the Prime Minister last week promised to tackle the issue of those with learning difficulties and mental health problems in care who have suffered inadequate, inappropriate and sometimes scandalous treatment. Will the Leader of the House arrange for a statement to be brought so that we can know when, how and what will be done to tackle this issue? Our duty—our mission, indeed—is to care for those at risk.