Results 561–565 of 565 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Baroness Pitkeathley

Care Standards Bill [H.L.] (10 Jan 2000)

Baroness Pitkeathley: In a long working association I have rarely found myself in disagreement with the noble Lord, Lord Laming, but I am afraid I do tonight. I come from the same point of view as he, that of users and carers. But my experience and all the feedback that I have received tells me that users and carers want the establishment of a national commission in which standards can be applied across as wide an...

Care Standards Bill [H.L.] (10 Jan 2000)

Baroness Pitkeathley: That will be precisely the function of the general social care council, when it is set up. All those workers will be regulated and inspected.

Care Standards Bill [H.L.] (10 Jan 2000)

Baroness Pitkeathley: I would be concerned about the inclusion of the word "clinical" in the clause for fear that it would further narrow the definition. It seems to me that in the Bill we are attempting to apply standards, in so far as we possibly can, across the board as regards care in all settings. I would be concerned that the use of the word "clinical"--which has a medical connotation, a medical...

Care Standards Bill (13 Dec 1999)

Baroness Pitkeathley: My Lords, like many of your Lordships I feel that I have been waiting a long time for this Bill. In some senses, I feel that I have been waiting more than 30 years, since I started my professional life as a very green, very naive and very unregulated social worker in Manchester's Moss Side. Your Lordships will appreciate that working in such surroundings I did not remain naive for long. Life...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (17 Nov 1999)

Baroness Pitkeathley: My Lords, I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows: "Most Gracious Sovereign--We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to thank Your Majesty for the most gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament". I begin by thanking my noble friends the...

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