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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (21 Jun 2018)

Support available to carers and the 'Carers Action Plan 2018 – 2020: Supporting carers today' – Baroness Redfern. Debate

NHS Long-Term Plan: Acquired Brain Injury (18 Jun 2018)

Chris Bryant: ...can be achieved in saving lives can be matched by the miracles that can be achieved through really good, long-term, sustained rehabilitation. If we can take an 18-year-old who has had a big brain injury from needing six carers to wash, dress and feed them and get them up and so on, to a place where they no longer depend on those people, are mostly independent and need only one carer, think...

House of Lords: Abolition — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (18 Jun 2018)

Chris Matheson: ...a pause to consider bad legislation. I find it ironic that some hon. Members—none of whom are here, I hasten to add—are happy to block private Member’s Bills in this place, such as those concerning free hospital car parking for carers or the long-term sick or, dare I say it, an urgently needed law to ban the revolting practice of upskirting, using the lame excuse that...

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Independent investigation of deaths (15 Jun 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ..., and when it will be completed. We also have national guidance on learning from deaths, which was published in March 2017. That now sets out clear expectations of NHS organisations for engaging with carers and families in these circumstances. Dialogue is absolutely central and underpins everything we are doing in this space. I want to provide some details about what happens if a death...

Business of the House (14 Jun 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ...will act accordingly.”—[Official Report, 29 August 2013; Vol. 566, c. 1556.] So Parliament can direct the Government; this is a parliamentary democracy. What is going on in the rest of the country? This week is Carers Week, and many hon. Members attended the event in the Attlee Suite. There are 6.5 million carers in the UK, saving the economy £132 billion a year. When...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers: Mental Health Services (14 Jun 2018)

Dan Carden: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the trends the the level of (a)health and (b) wellbeing of unpaid carers; and what plans his Department has put in place to support carers with poor mental health.

Carers Week (14 Jun 2018)

Carers Week

Terminal Illnesses: Continuing Healthcare — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (13 Jun 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...neurone disease to get her continuing healthcare package to kick in during a very difficult part of her life. I am completely aware of the people to whom the hon. Gentleman refers. I met a few carers for people with motor neurone disease earlier this week, as part of carers week. As ever, I was completely overwhelmed by their incredible sense of duty and the commitment that they give to...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Commencement and short title (13 Jun 2018)

Yvette Cooper: ..., to accept amendment (i) as well? I have a case involving a 12-year-old from Eritrea who was in an adult hostel in Italy and whose 17-year-old brother was in foster care here in Britain. The foster carers had said that they would take his 12-year-old sister as well, so I wrote to the Home Office. It accepted that, under the Dublin III arrangements, those two siblings should be reunited....

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (13 Jun 2018)

Neil Findlay: Last week, during carers week, I met a group of young carers, to speak about their lives. Ten out of 14 of them told me that they had had to be referred to CAMHS. Most had had to wait for an extraordinary length of time, and some of their cases had been the result of self-harm. The only advice that had been given to some had been for them to visit a website, which is clearly not sufficient.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Jun 2018)

Jeremy Corbyn: I wish the England team all the best in the tournament in Russia and hope that it goes really, really well—[Interruption]—and that England win! This week is national Carers Week, and I want to take this opportunity to pay tribute to the thousands of usually unpaid carers whose commitment to family and friends too often goes unrecognised. As the Prime Minister pointed out, tomorrow...

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (12 Jun 2018)

the Earl of Listowel: ...the Bishop of Derby talked about belonging and helping people to be proud to be British, to be proud of this country and to want to be a part of it and contribute to it. I spent this afternoon with foster carers. Church groups around this country have recognised the need of the children of this country for foster carers and adoptive parents and work with their congregations to recruit more...

Carers: Health and Well-being - Question (12 Jun 2018)

Carers: Health and Well-being - Question

Care of Prisoners’ Children (12 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...be child focused to ensure that arrangements meet the needs of that child and promote their safety and welfare. That process is the same for each child, including in cases where a child’s primary carer goes to prison. My hon. Friend the Member for Congleton rightly said that in many cases care arrangements might be with wider family or friends, often recognised as kinship care. We...

Scottish Parliament: Student Support (12 Jun 2018)

Shirley-Anne Somerville: ...are committed to reviewing all non-core and discretionary support. We have already provided more than £7 million in discretionary funding for further education students in this academic year, and more than £16 million will be invested for higher education students in 2018-19. We will also look at support for part-time and disabled students and for carers. That will take account...

Scottish Parliament: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy Travellers (12 Jun 2018)

Angela Constance: ...100,000 in a new Gypsy Traveller women’s voices project, which will engage with women to build their confidence and capacity and to encourage participation in daily and public life in Scotland while focusing on the issues that matter most to them. The Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project will run the Gypsy Traveller women’s voices project alongside its existing Gypsy...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (11 Jun 2018)

Thelma Walker: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made on the financial effect of the withdrawal of carer's allowance on carers at state-pension age.


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