Bishop Rachel asks a question in the House of Lords

Published: January 20, 2021

Bishop RachelBishop Rachel spoke in the House of Lords this afternoon, to ask the Government what assessment they have made of the wellbeing of children under five, and what steps are being taken to support the Early Years sector affected by the pandemic.

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I thank the Minister for her answer. My Lords, the pandemic has deeply impacted the early years of many children’s lives; and given that pre-pandemic work by The Children’s Commissioner identified the need for a strong connection across health, education and social care: will Her Majesty’s Government consider a Minister for Children and Young People at Cabinet level as a matter of urgency as we emerge from this pandemic?

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