Jill Pitkeathley Patron for HCS

Baroness Jill Pitkeathley, who speaks on Carers issues in the House of Lords, has been Patron of Herefordshire Carers Support since 2009. She has been campaigning for greater recognition of Carers for over 20 years, becoming Chief Executive of the National Council for Carers, now called Carers UK, in 1986. She was made a life peer in 1997.

Since becoming Patron of HCS Baroness Pitkeathley has delivered the key note address at the Herefordshire Carers Rights Day (held at the end of November), bringing news of the latest policy trends direct from Parliament.

Work in the House of Lords

Baroness Pitkeathley continually raises the profile of Carers in the House of Lords and was a member of the Joint Scrutiny Committee for the Care Bill. The following are some links to her work.

Click to here Baroness Pitkeathley’ addressing the House of Lords regarding Care and Support Regulations – Motion to Take Note (12 Feb 2015).

Care Bill_8th Day_2013_July_29b

Care Bill_8th Day_2013_July_29a

Care Bill_7th Day_2013_July_22

Civil Society_2013_July_18b

Civil Society_2013_July_18a

Care Bill_6th Day_2013_July_16b

Care Bill_6th Day_2013_July_16a

Care Bill_5th Day_2013_July_09

Care Bill_4th Day_ 2013_July_03e

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Care Bill_4th Day_ 2013_July_03c

Care Bill_4th Day_ 2013_July_03b

Care Bill_4th Day_ 2013_July_03a

Care Quality Commission_Morcambe Bay Hospitals_2013_June_20

Women Board Membership_2013_June_17

Care Bill_2013_June_10b

Care Bill_2013_June_10a

Health & Social Care Question_2013_June_05

The Care Bill_2013_May 21


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