Debates between Lord Watts and Baroness Butler-Sloss during the 2019-2024 Parliament

Restoration and Renewal Programme Board

Debate between Lord Watts and Baroness Butler-Sloss
Wednesday 22nd February 2023

(1 year, 5 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Watts Portrait Lord Watts (Lab)
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My Lords, before we go any further on this matter, we should look to what has been done so far. A number of people have raised the issue of the modernisation that has taken place already. Scaffolding has been around this building for three, four or five years. I do not know whether anyone knows about construction, but that needs to be paid for. As far as I can see, we have spent millions of pounds on scaffolding and achieved nothing.

Baroness Butler-Sloss Portrait Baroness Butler-Sloss (CB)
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My Lords, will the Senior Deputy Speaker take on board and perhaps review what the noble Baroness, Lady Deech, said about having completely outside advice on how we go forward?