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To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that severely mentally impaired persons who are entitled to attendance allowance qualify for an exception or a discount on council tax within six months of being diagnosed as severely medically impaired by a medical practitioner.
To ask His Majesty's Government how many people who are severely mentally impaired received an exemption or a discount on council tax in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
My Lords, I thank everyone who has contributed to this debate. I will be brief but I want to say a couple of things. This is the first time the House of Lords has had an opportunity to debate Holocaust Memorial Day, and it has been a very big success. I say with much love and affection to the Front Benches that this could become a regular part of the calendar. I will give some evidence for...
Entered the House of Lords on 18 June 2018
Previously MP for Brentwood and Ongar until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Brentwood and Ongar
Lord Pickles campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
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