Tories must deliver on the Lib Dems' vision for child mental health

This article was first published by The Guardian on 7th December 2016 Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk and former Minister of State for Care & Support If mental health is the Cinderella service of the NHS, then child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) is the Cinde...

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Fostering system in need of reform - Lamb

Norman Lamb, the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk, has written to the Chair of the Education Select Committee in support of the Norfolk Foster Care Association’s proposals for reforming the fostering system. In October, the Committee launched a new inquiry into fostering in England, looking...

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Chancellor must pledge funding for rural roads - Lamb

Norman Lamb, the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk, has called on the Chancellor to ensure that rural areas get a fair slice of new funding for improving Britain’s roads. In his first Autumn Statement tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd November), Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to announce an extra £1...

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Social care boost urgently needed - Lamb

More vulnerable people will suffer from failures of care unless the Government addresses the chronic underfunding of the social care system in next week’s Autumn Statement, Norman Lamb has warned.  This week, the North Norfolk MP challenged the Health Secretary to confront the growing crisis in s...

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Prime Minister and Chancellor must deliver Equality for Mental Health

The cross-party ‘Equality 4 Mental Health’ campaign, co-founded by North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb, has won the backing of nine former Health Secretaries in calling on the Prime Minister and the Chancellor to address the continuing injustice suffered by people with mental ill health in next week’s A...

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NHS Maternity Care in Crisis - Lamb

The Government must take urgent action reverse the growing crisis in NHS maternity care, Norman Lamb MP has warned, after ministers confirmed that the number of student midwives fell by more than 300 last year. In response to a written parliamentary question from Mr. Lamb, the Liberal Democrat s...

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Cap on care costs

Cap on care costs

As Care Minister I secured a commitment to deliver reform of our unfair care funding system. The reforms would have made sure people didn't have to sell their house in their lifetime to pay for care, and that far more people would get some financial help towards their care. The Tories have now said the reforms will not be introduced next year as planned. Will you sign my petition to demand they honour their commitment?

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