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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Monday 6 January 2014

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Care Bill [Lords] Committee 1-7 and 9-15

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Care Bill [Lords]

 

Norman Lamb

 

To move, That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 39;

 

Schedule 1; Clauses 40 to 43; Schedule 2; Clauses 44 to 73; Schedule 3; Clause 74;

 

Schedule 4; Clauses 75 to 94; Schedule 5; Clauses 95 to 102; Schedule 6; Clauses 103 to

 

107; Schedule 7; Clauses 108 to 111; Schedule 8; Clauses 112 to 125; new Clauses; new

 

Schedules; remaining proceedings on the the Bill.

 

 

Paul Burstow

 

53

 

Clause  19,  page  18,  line  28,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘should’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

54

 

Clause  19,  page  18,  line  28,  after ‘needs’, insert ‘and their carer’s needs’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

55

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the importance of identifying suitable living accommodation to exercise

 

that duty’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

56

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

suitable living accommodation, and the choice of providers, available in

 

the authority’s area.’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

57

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  at end insert ‘and independent living’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

58

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(a)    

any duties relating to independent living should promote the wider

 

definition of independent living as expressed in article 19 of the UN

 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

59

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  after first ‘Well-being’, insert ‘and independent living’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

60

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘control’, insert ‘and choice’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

61

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  15,  before ‘participation’, insert ‘full and equal access to

 

and’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

62

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  15,  at end insert ‘cultural, public and community life’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

63

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  after ‘suitability’, insert ‘and choice’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

64

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert ‘and their participation and inclusion as equal

 

and valued citizens’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

65

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  21,  leave out ‘the individual’ and insert ‘an adult or a

 

disabled child’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

66

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  37,  at end insert ‘whether or not that adult meets the local

 

authority eligibility criteria set out in Clause 13.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

67

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the importance of working with health bodies in carrying out the function

 

in subsection (c).’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

68

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  32,  after ‘support provision with’, insert ‘housing’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

69

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Housing providers must exercise their functions with a view to ensuring

 

integration of services as set out in subsection (1).’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

70

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

NHS bodies must exercise their functions with a view to ensuring the integration

 

of services for the purposes of enhancing the health and wellbeing of people, in

 

keeping with the duty on Health and Wellbeing Boards enshrined in section 195

 

of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

71

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  19,  leave out ‘and maintain’ and insert ‘maintain and

 

facilitate access to’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

72

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

available housing options, and the choice of providers, available in the

 

authority’s area,’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

73

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

ensure that such advice is provided by appropriately trained individuals

 

and to an appropriate standard.’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

74

 

Clause  4,  page  5,  line  2,  at end insert ‘and anyone else who might benefit from

 

receiving it’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

75

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

how to access advice on housing options’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

76

 

Clause  4,  page  5,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The advice and information made available to adults with care and support needs

 

must include tailored information for individuals with specific medical

 

conditions and complex individual needs.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

77

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  18,  after ‘has a variety of’, insert ‘appropriate’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

78

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

the importance of ensuring adults with needs for care and support have

 

access to suitable living accommodation;’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

79

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

the importance of ensuring the diversity of the market, to ensure that

 

adults with needs for care and support have a choice of types of providers

 

of services, such as the choice between—

 

(i)    

private sector providers of services;

 

(ii)    

third sector providers of services;

 

(iii)    

public sector providers of services; and

 

(iv)    

mutual or co-operative providers of services.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

80

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

the importance of ensuring independent and effective advocacy services

 

from those with the relevant skills.’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

81

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  42,  after ‘sufficient’, insert ‘and appropriate’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

82

 

Clause  6,  page  7,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

sharing information and data so as to ensure high quality care and

 

support.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

83

 

Clause  6,  page  7,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(i)    

housing providers.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

84

 

Clause  10,  page  9,  line  41,  after ‘adult’, insert ‘or an individual under the age of 18

 

with caring responsibilities’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

85

 

Clause  10,  page  9,  line  42,  after ‘(an “adult needing care”)’, insert ‘or a disabled

 

child’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

86

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  47,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

specify when an assessment must be carried out face to face.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

87

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  47,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

require joint working with organisations with appropriate expertise in

 

exercising local authorities’ functions under Clauses 9, 10 and 11.’.

 

Public awareness campaigns

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC7

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State and local authorities shall ensure through national and

 

local public awareness campaigns that there is a high level of public awareness

 

and understanding of the terms and implications of the cap on care costs.’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Appealing decisions taken by the local authority

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC8

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The local authority must have in place a procedure, which includes a review

 

element that is independent of the local authority, by which adults or carers can

 

appeal a decision made by the local authority about—

 

(a)    

whether an adult or carer’s needs meet eligibility criteria under section

 

13;

 

(b)    

whether to charge for meeting needs under section 14;

 

(c)    

the result of a financial assessment under section 17;

 

(d)    

the content of a care and support plan or support plan under section 25;

 

(e)    

the amount of a personal budget made under section 26 or independent

 

personal budget made under section 28;

 

(f)    

the payment of an “additional cost” under section 30.

 

(2)    

Regulations may make further provision about any aspect of the appeals

 

procedure mentioned in subsection (1).

 

(3)    

Wherever a decision has been made of a type referred to in subsection (1), the

 

local authority must make the adult or carer aware of their right of to appeal the

 

decision and how to request details of the appeals procedure. Details of the

 

procedure must be made available on request.’.

 

Promoting health of carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In exercising their functions health bodies shall—

 

(a)    

promote and safeguard the health and well-being of carers;

 

(b)    

ensure that effective procedures exist to identify patients who are or are

 

about to become carers;

 

(c)    

ensure that appropriate systems exist to ensure that carers receive

 

appropriate information and advice; and

 

(d)    

ensure the systems are in place to ensure that the relevant general medical

 

services are rendered to their patients who are carers.’.

 

Local authorities: duties with respect to young carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A local authority must ensure that it takes all reasonable steps to ensure that in

 

relation to—

 

(a)    

any school within its area and under its control; and


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

(b)    

any functions it discharges in pursuance of its responsibilities as a

 

children’s services authority, there is in place a policy that both identifies

 

young carers and makes arrangements for the provision of support for

 

pupils who are young carers.

 

(2)    

In discharging its duty under subsection (1), a local authority must have regard to

 

any guidance given from time to time by the Secretary of State.’.

 

Further and higher education: duties with respect to student carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The responsible body of an institution to which this section applies must identify

 

or make arrangements to identify student carers and have a policy in place on

 

providing support for student carers.

 

(2)    

This section applies to—

 

(a)    

a university;

 

(b)    

any other institution within the higher education sector; and

 

(c)    

an institution within the further education sector.

 

(3)    

A responsible body is—

 

(a)    

in the case of an institution in subsection (2)(a) or (b), the governing

 

body;

 

(b)    

in the case of a college of further education under the management of a

 

board of management, the board of management; and

 

(c)    

in the case of any other college of further education, any board of

 

governors of the college or any person responsible for the management

 

of the college, whether or not formally constituted as a governing body

 

or board of governors.’.

 


 
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