Source: British Parliament News
15 May 2019
On Thursday 16 May, members of the House of Lords will debate the mental health of children and young adults in the UK.
Members taking part will include a trustee of the Centre for Mental Health and the former chair of the Values-based Child and Adolescent Mental Health System Commission.
This is a general debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government’s attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Labour), former patron of Autism Cymru.
Members expected to take part include:
Lord Bradley (Labour), trustee of the Centre for Mental Health
Lord Farmer (Conservative), vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Strengthening Couple Relationships and Reducing Interparental Conflict
Earl of Listowel (Crossbench), trustee of child welfare charity the Michael Sieff Foundation
Baroness Tyler of Enfield (Liberal Democrat), former chair of the Values-based Child and Adolescent Mental Health System Commission.
Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford (Conservative), parliamentary under-secretary in the Department of Health and Social Care, will respond on behalf of the government.
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