Gender Identity Services: Children and Young People - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:17 pm on 19 April 2023.

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Photo of Lord Markham Lord Markham The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care 3:17, 19 April 2023

Yes. As I have said before, it is one of the privileges of this job that you learn about new areas, and I thank the noble Lord for his Question; this is something I have enjoyed being educated on in the last few days. I am very happy to meet with him. The points he makes are absolutely right: a lot of these people have other issues and going through puberty is a difficult time. So the lessons have been learned and we will make sure that they are implemented.