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  • About two months ago, I was really honored to have Lord Michael Farmer come on this show when we had an incredible conversations over two hours long, he watched the whole thing for free on London, real or on some of our social media channels.

  • And he has been working tirelessly for the past few years of trying toe Look at the problems that Britain faces and London faces through the lens of the family unit, and he believes that prevention is better than cure.

  • And he's done some incredible work with Dr Samantha Callen and the Center for Social Justice to try to find out how he could look at improving the family structure and that itself improving a lot of our issues around housing and education and around crime.

  • And here's a short clip of Lord Farmer speaking with me in the studio not less than two months ago, talking about how governments are starting toe, look at everything through the lens of the family and they're starting toe work together.

  • So here is Lord Farmer at the moment where learning that there's a Cabinet level family minister being appointed, whose job is to coordinate.

  • Yeah, policies concerning families cross departmental government departments so that instead of being side does where you got the Ministry of Education not wanting to work with the Ministry of Work and pensions or something on a little their own little her silo, you'll have an actual policy of you need to work together here local level, local council level and at government level to produce workable good policies.

  • You put a lot of time on this.

  • Well, I mean, look, I'm in my seventies, you know, there's one of my verses.

  • Some 19th is the psalm of Moses.

  • It's great in the middle.

  • It says, Lord, teach me to number my days that I may have a heart of wisdom on that really hit me when a zai got older and I thought, I've only got so many days and you depend on the Lord and the Lord has given me the help of from Smith, who's got a huge knowledge.

  • I got allies.

  • They're like the Center for Social Justice and other allies in Parliament, and you just meet with ministers.

  • You argue you're trying to put you know the importance and it on the culture shifting I think it's slowly shifting every department.

  • We even talk to the Treasury.

  • Do you know what stable families, if you have more stable families, would mean to the productivity of this country?

  • That is why Why is the UK so poor and productivity?

  • Could it be connected to also the graph, which shows we have, Ah, lot of family breakdown?

  • You know, the bloke in the office who's getting a divorce?

  • Is he gonna work very well?

  • He's going to be stressed.

  • He's going to be anxious.

  • Yeah, So it's slowly and won praise.

  • And there was Lord Farmer.

  • He's done incredible work, really incredible work, dedicating the rest of his life into trying to help Britain through that lens of family.

  • And that's what they do in the House of Lords.

  • It's a life peerage, and he spent so much of his time working on riel policy and affecting incredible change here in Britain.

  • I want to share some of the things that he's been working on with Dr Samantha Callen, and he was really my inspiration for our entire family first policy and the more time I spend with him, the more I'm really impressed with his riel dedication to humanity.

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POLICIES FOR FAMILIES ?: Why Lord Michael Farmer Inspired My Family First Policy - Brian Rose

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