Baroness Watkins of Tavistock

Crossbench Peer

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  • Working-Age Disabled Adults - Question 24 Jun 2019

    My Lords, we have all been shocked by the appalling abuse suffered by people with a learning disability and autism in the recent scandal at Whorlton Hall, exposed by BBC’s “Panorama”. Can the Minister explain why NHS England has failed to achieve the promised 35% to 50% reduction in in-patient beds as set out in Building the right support strategy? What strategy are the Government and...
  • Working-Age Disabled Adults - Question 24 Jun 2019

    My Lords, we have all been shocked by the appalling abuse suffered by people with a learning disability and autism in the recent scandal at Whorlton Hall, exposed by BBC’s “Panorama”. Can the Minister explain why NHS England has failed to achieve the promised 35% to 50% reduction in in-patient beds as set out in Building the right support strategy? What strategy are the Government and...
  • Policy-making: Future Generations’ Interests - Motion to Take Note 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Bird for securing this important debate. It is an honour to follow my noble friend Lord Rees and the other noble Lords who have spoken with such vision on how to include young people and enhance their involvement in public policy planning. It is clear to me that the current structures for public consultation on a range of issues neither involve enough...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 December 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, SLSC Sub-Committee B (since 4 Sep 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 15 May 2018)
  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)

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