Mental Health Act Reform – Statement | Lords debates

I welcome the White Paper, which represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Allied to that, can the Minister confirm whether the Government will commit to prioritising permanent and immediate mental health support for all our NHS front-line workers in ICU, in the emergency room and beyond—immediate lifelong prioritised mental health support for all those who have given […]

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement – Motion to Take Note | Lords debates

My Lords, there exists a need and an opportunity—a pressing need and a potentially transformational opportunity. The need is for a border fit for the 21st century. The opportunity is for a digitally enabled free-trade-flowing, free-trade-growing border, delivered by the best of our talent, deploying the best of our technologies. Artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technologies, […]

Amendment to the Motion | European Union (Future Relationship) Bill – Second Reading (and remaining stages) | Lords debates

My Lords, the deal has been struck, and I would like to concentrate on the necessity for a digitally enabled 21st-century border. For the last decade, the UK has had a comparative advantage in many of the elements of the fourth industrial revolution, not least AI, distributed ledger technology, fintech and cyber. As a result, […]