My Lords, the Minister mentioned the joint working with the voluntary sector. He will be aware of the huge contribution of the voluntary sector; a thousand paid youth workers in the Church of England alone, and thousands more beyond that. Can the Minister tell us in specific terms what is the Government's commitment to future voluntary sector resourcing?
My Lords, I add my strong support to the amendment, which is very important. It is to do with focusing the response to young people with particular needs. Lying in the background is the problem that mental health services so often are the poor relation in local health authorities. Therefore, young people can be disadvantaged twice. One hopes that good practice in the field will be encouraged,...
My Lords, so much has already been said and a huge amount has been written in the newspaper obituaries. We on these Benches, on whose behalf I speak, would want to be closely associated with everything that has been said about Lord Jellicoe in the tributes today. Some of us are particularly aware of his extraordinary energy and drive when he was chair of the council of King's College, London...
Entered the House of Lords on 23 January 2002
Left the House of Lords on 31 July 2007 — retired
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