Baroness Pitkeathley

Deputy Speaker (Lords)


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Recent appearances

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - Question 30 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I would like to ask the Minister about the 700,000 young carers, who often have severe mental health needs because of the stress of the duties they undertake, as he will know. We had high hopes of specific action for young carers in the refreshed carers strategy, but I understand that this is being rolled up into the consultation on the social care Green Paper. I am concerned and...
  • Care Homes: Hospital Discharges - Question 16 Oct 2017

    My Lords, with the pressure on hospitals to discharge people and the lack of nursing and residential care beds, does the Minister agree that undue and unfair pressure is sometimes put on families and carers to accept discharge in an unsuitable situation? Last week, I spoke to an 87 year-old carer, herself frail and with severe angina, who was induced—I use the word advisedly—to...
  • Adult Social Care in England - Private Notice Question 10 Oct 2017

    My Lords, is the Minister able to give us any idea about when we may see the Green Paper for which some of us feel we have been waiting 40 years? Will it contain any revisiting of the Government’s response to the so-called Dilnot proposals about a cap on social care costs, about which there was so much confusion in the general election?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 2 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Select Committee on Charities (25 May 2016 to 26 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Draft Care and Support Bill Committee (22 Nov 2012 to 6 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (22 Jun 2010 to 10 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 May 2005)


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