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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:57 pm on 25th February 2020.

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Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price Conservative, Thurrock 4:57 pm, 25th February 2020

The key words the hon. Member just used were “in their home”. There is no public policy challenge that does not come back to having the right kind of housing solutions. Many of these issues arise from our not investing in the right kind of supported housing environments that would enable more people to live independently. That has to be part of the solution. Local authorities and the local NHS need to come together to commission the right kind of service.

As we are short of time, Mr Deputy Speaker, I will end there, but it is high time we gripped this once and for all.