Chamber debate on #carers Thurs June 9th – #CarersWeek

On Thursday 9 June, MPs will take part in a debate in the House of Commons Chamber on carers. This debate was recommended by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Mims Davies MP.

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This debate will be opened by Mims Davies, Conservative MP for Eastleigh

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Transcripts of proceedings in the Commons Chamber are available three hours after they happen in Today’s Commons Debates.

Digital Debate

From Monday 6 June members of the public can inform the Backbench Business debate by joining the conversation on the Carers Week Facebook page at

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee’s meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

copied from  Parliament site



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2 Responses to “Chamber debate on #carers Thurs June 9th – #CarersWeek”

  1. snaithmagmailcom Says:

    Reblogged this on michaelsnaith.

  2. PaulBlackFlag Says:

    After 20 years or so , the right questions were raised in the House.

    Now , do we all wait for another 20 years for the right answers ?

    Number one priority which has not changes since carers were first recognized by Law ?

    An income compensate with our roles without the numerous minefields associated with claiming Carers’ Pittance !!!

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