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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:10 pm on 16th July 2020.

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Photo of Janet Daby Janet Daby Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Faiths, Women and Equalities) 5:10 pm, 16th July 2020

We cannot praise enough carers, key workers and NHS staff during this pandemic, including, of course, in Leicester. My constituent Anthony Francis launched a petition for a national day of recognition for our NHS and key workers. He proposes 26 March, which was the first day of clap for our carers. The petition has reached over 100,000 signatures from across the country. Will the Secretary of State commit to this?