Covid-19 Update - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:17 pm on 16 March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Boateng Lord Boateng Labour 8:17, 16 March 2020

My Lords, I want to raise the issue of two groups who are particularly vulnerable in terms of social isolation: the deaf elderly and the black and minority ethnic elderly. What assurance can the Minister give the House and the wider community that, in their communication strategy, the Government will take the needs of those two groups into account by signing, in terms of verbal and oral communication, and translation in terms of written?