In the second reading of the Dormant Assets Bill in the House of Lords, Baroness Lister of Burtersett outlined her support for investing in social infrastructure and building strong communities through a Community Wealth Fund.

One proposal that I believe to be key to building strong social infrastructure in marginalised neighbourhoods is a Community Wealth Fund.

The Dormant Assets Bill had its first reading in the House of Lords on 12 May, and will next go to Committee Stage in early June. Watch Baroness Lister’s full speech below.