Baroness Richardson of Calow

Former Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Carers: Back Pay Liability - Question 16 May 2018

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have made to assist financially with the historic back pay liability of providers of commissioned care for people with learning difficulties.
  • Carers: Back Pay Liability - Question 16 May 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his answer and his concern, because this is a concern that is widely felt within the social care sector. I am associated with a charity called Walsingham Support, which supports adults with learning difficulties: those with brain-acquired injury, autism and complex needs. Like many other care providers, it is finding it very difficult to comply with the...
  • Carers: Back Pay Liability - Question 16 May 2018

    I am so sorry. I have got a question; I have three questions but I hoped that I could give a little bit of background. Will the Government clarify the funding position as a matter of urgency? Will they commit to funding the estimated £400 million of back pay directly to those recipients? Will they commit to the additional funding needed by the social care sector to pay all sleep-in shifts?...

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Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Left the House of Lords on 20 December 2018

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee On Religious Offences (15 May 2002 to 10 Apr 2003)
  • Member, Committee On Animals In Scientific Procedures (28 Jun 2001 to 16 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)

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