The House of Lords looks set to be quite busy next week, as they debate a number of topics related to child welfare. Our Pick of the Week is Thursday 26th June’s offering:

  • In Grand Committee: 11am – A debate promoting British values in all educational establishments in the UK in the next year, introduced by Lord Storey
  • In Grand Committee: 11am – This debate is set to look at preventing and addressing the abuse of children and vulnerable adults. Motioned by Baroness Walmsley / Baroness Northover
  • In Grand Committee: 1pm – A debate focusing on reducing the number of women (which includes mothers) given custodial sentences – Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill / Lord Faulks
  • In Grand Committee: 1pm – This discussion looks at ways of improving the response to women (which includes mothers) with multiple and complex needs including homelessness, domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse and physical and mental health problems – Baroness Tyler of Enfield / Baroness Williams of Trafford