Baroness Greengross

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Specialist Domestic Abuse Services - Question 4 Mar 2019

    My Lords, as the Minister may be aware, in recent years the reported incidence of all types of domestic abuse has increased by over 90% for people aged over 65, compared with 60% for those aged under 65. Can the Minister reassure me that elder abuse will also be tackled, along the lines of the programme run by the Metropolitan Police on the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults in London?
  • Housing: Accessibility - Question 4 Dec 2018

    My Lords, in this country only 0.6% of older people live in a retirement community which provides not just housing but care and support. In many other countries such as New Zealand, Australia and the US, the figure is at least 5%. These facilities provide enhanced health and well-being and better outcomes while emergency visits to A&E, hospital admissions and bed blocking are greatly reduced....
  • Domestic Abuse: General Practitioner Charges - Question 15 Nov 2018

    My Lords, it was good to hear the recent government announcement that they would ask the Law Commission to consider whether offences against older victims should be recognised as hate crimes, and of course the charges in this respect are important. The Times has recently shown that crimes against the over-65s increased between 2013 and 2017 by 31%; and violent and sexual crimes against them...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 February 2000

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Care and Support Bill Committee (22 Nov 2012 to 6 Mar 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Dec 2000 to 20 Nov 2003)

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