Baroness Hollins

Crossbench Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Covid-19: Vaccination Programme - Question 24 Feb 2021

    My Lords, I welcome today’s announcement that all people with a learning disability on their GP learning disability register will now be included in group 6. However, we know that these registers are incomplete. How will the Government and the NHS ensure that those in England not currently on the register can be added so that they can be offered a vaccine too? Will the Minister confirm that...
  • Covid-19 Update - Statement 4 Feb 2021

    My Lords, the Minister repeated the statement earlier that said that all care home residents and staff have been offered vaccination, but this is not true for homes for people with learning disabilities. I was pleased to hear in the Minister’s reply to the noble Baroness, Lady Andrews, that the JCVI is still considering priorities for groups 5 and 6. Is the Minister aware that 80% of the...
  • Vaccine Rollout - Commons Urgent Question 25 Jan 2021

    My Lords, I am grateful to the Minister for all his hard work on this subject. As he says, the vaccination rollout rightly aims to prioritise the people who are most vulnerable to Covid, but this mainly focuses on age. On the BBC news yesterday, we heard directly from several people with learning disabilities about their well-founded worries concerning the Public Health England data, which...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 November 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)

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