Housing, Communities and Local Government
Local Government Efficiency
Local Authorities: Government Funding
Local Government Unitarisation: Northamptonshire
Stronger Towns Fund: Scottish Towns
Planning Applications: Economic Opportunities and Housing Need
Local Government Funding
Licensing Act 2003: Communities and Local Planning Policy
Bellwin Scheme: Social Care Packages for Vulnerable Children
Council Housing: Increasing Supply
Integrated Health and Social Care: Northamptonshire
Adult Social Care Funding
Weighting for Deprivation: Fair Funding Review
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: My Lords, I am most grateful to all noble Lords who have given up their Friday to speak in this debate on the Bill. As the Minister said, this touches us all personally. The accounts from the noble Baronesses, Lady Hamwee and Lady O’Loan, in particular brought a lump to the throat of many of us and exemplified the importance of excellence in care for everybody. There is only one chance to...
Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: My Lords, I am grateful to the Minister for giving me a couple of minutes. It has been an exceptional debate. My only regret is that it has not been at prime time, when more Members would have been here to hear the wonderful eloquence of the noble Baroness, Lady Redfern; the plea for art and culture from my noble friend Lord Howarth; the speech of my noble friend Lord O’Neill, who I welcome...
Stephen Hammond: I thank the hon. Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham) and congratulate him on securing this important debate. I thank the other Members who have contributed. I want to start this debate as I try to start all debates in the House when talking about the NHS, by congratulating and thanking the staff who work in the NHS—in particular, given the nature of the debate, the staff who work in...
Ellie Reeves: I thank everyone who has taken part in the debate. I said at the outset that no single person has all the answers in respect of the modernisation of Parliament, but this afternoon has been an important opportunity to enable Members to put forward their different views on this important matter. My hon. Friend the Member for Bristol North West (Darren Jones) talked about the role of fathers in...