Baroness Grender

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Homelessness - Question 21 May 2019

    My Lords, given that the Minister sees the private rented sector as part of the solution, does he accept that the shortfall between the local housing allowance and rent has more than doubled since the benefit freeze was introduced in 2016? Does he also accept that, as a result, and because they are in debt by more than £100 a month, people are now having to choose between food and rent?...
  • Equality of Opportunity for Young People - Motion to Take Note 16 May 2019

    I thank all speakers. I will study Hansard for the breadth and depth, which has made the debate such a hard thing to respond to, but therein lies a tale: this is why we need more concentration on young people as a policy discipline. I will mention a couple of quick policy issues. The £1.3 billion referred to for schools was actually raided from existing capital expenditure. And I think that...
  • Equality of Opportunity for Young People - Motion to Take Note 16 May 2019

    I cannot think of a better group of speakers to join me for the next two and half hours to shine some light on this all-important issue. I thank in advance all noble Lords participating in this debate. I also welcome our young guests in the Gallery, the participants in the webinar we held last night, and the responses to the Twitter poll we held this morning in advance of this debate. I worry...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 October 2013

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)

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