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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 23 January 2014

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Care Bill [Lords]


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [9 January 2014].

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

130

 

Clause  56,  page  48,  line  39,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

132

 

Clause  56,  page  48,  line  44,  at end add ‘including the charges levied on the

 

provider by other services regulated by the Commission and their impact on the financial

 

sustainability of the provider’s business.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

129

 

Clause  56,  page  49,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(8)    

Where this section applies to a registered care provider, the provider must

 

disclose in full any relevant information that the Care Quality Commission

 

considers it necessary to have in order to make an assessment under subsection

 

(1), including information relating to any holding companies or other associated

 

corporate entities.’.

 



 
 

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Norman Lamb

 

2

 

Clause  60,  page  51,  line  37,  leave out ‘”Parent” and “carer” each have’ and insert

 

‘”Carer” has’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

43

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  39,  after ‘child’, insert ‘has or’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

44

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  40,  leave out ‘after the child becomes 18’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

45

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  41,  leave out ‘significant’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

46

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  44,  at beginning insert ‘where the child is 16 or over’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

3

 

Clause  61,  page  52,  line  20,  leave out ‘with “parent” having the meaning given in

 

section 59’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

47

 

Clause  62,  page  53,  line  10,  leave out subsections (5) and (6).

 

Norman Lamb

 

4

 

Clause  62,  page  53,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Where, in the case of a carer to whom a child’s carer’s assessment relates, the

 

child becomes 18, the local authority must decide whether to treat the assessment

 

as a carer’s assessment; and if the authority decides to do so, this Part applies to

 

the child’s carer’s assessment as if it were a carer’s assessment that had been

 

carried out after the child had become 18.

 

(5B)    

In considering what to decide under subsection (5A), a local authority must have

 

regard to—

 

(a)    

when the child’s carer’s assessment was carried out, and


 
 

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(b)    

whether it appears to the authority that the circumstances of the carer to

 

whom the child’s carer’s assessment relates have changed in a way that

 

might affect the assessment.’.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

5

 

Clause  63,  page  53,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

“Carer” has the same meaning as in section 61.’.

 

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

6

 

Clause  64,  page  54,  line  20,  leave out subsection (7).

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

7

 

Clause  65,  page  55,  line  40,  leave out subsection (9).

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

8

 

Clause  67,  page  56,  leave out lines 43 to 46 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

Subsections (2) to (4) apply where a local authority in England providing

 

services for a child in need in the exercise of functions conferred by

 

section 17—

 

(a)    

are required by section 59(1) or 64(1) of the Care Act 2014 to

 

carry out a child’s needs assessment or young carer’s assessment

 

in relation to the child, or

 

(b)    

are required by section 61(1) of that Act to carry out a child’s

 

carer’s assessment in relation to a carer of the child.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

9

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  1,  leave out ‘requested’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

10

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  3,  after ‘60(6)’ insert ‘, 62(5A)’.


 
 

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Norman Lamb

 

11

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  7,  leave out ‘requested’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

12

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  9,  after ‘60(6)’ insert ‘, 62(5A)’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

13

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  15,  leave out ‘decide to comply with the request but’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

14

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Subsection (5) applies where a local authority in England providing

 

services for a child in need in the exercise of functions conferred by

 

section 17—

 

(a)    

receive a request for a child’s needs assessment or young carer’s

 

assessment to be carried out in relation to the child or for a

 

child’s carer’s assessment to be carried out in relation to a carer

 

of the child, but

 

(b)    

have yet to be required by section 59(1), 61(1) or 64(1) of the

 

Care Act 2014 to carry out the assessment.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

15

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  38,  after first ‘assessment”,’ insert ‘“child’s carer’s

 

assessment”,’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

16

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  leave out lines 11 to 13 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

Subsections (2) to (4) apply where a local authority in England making

 

arrangements for a disabled child under section 2 are required by section

 

59(1) of the Care Act 2014 to carry out a child’s needs assessment in

 

relation to the child.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

17

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  14,  leave out ‘requested’

 

Norman Lamb

 

18

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  20,  leave out ‘requested’

 

Norman Lamb

 

19

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  27,  leave out ‘decide to comply with the request but’


 
 

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Norman Lamb

 

20

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Subsection (5) applies where a local authority in England making

 

arrangements for a disabled child under section 2—

 

(a)    

receive a request for a child’s needs assessment to be carried out

 

in relation to the child, but

 

(b)    

have yet to be required by section 59(1) of the Care Act 2014 to

 

carry out the assessment.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

21

 

Clause  67,  page  59,  line  6,  leave out subsection (4).

 


 

Grahame M. Morris

 

131

 

Clause  74,  page  65,  leave out lines 35 and 36.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

147

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  76,  page  68,  line  45,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

148

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  4,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

149

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  9,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

150

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  11,  after ‘an adult’, insert ‘or child’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

121

 

Clause  77,  page  69,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

The Secretary of State must take reasonable steps to ensure that all guidance

 

issued under regulations made under this Part is made easily available in a range

 

of formats and kept up to date.’.


 
 

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Grahame M. Morris

 

125

 

Clause  77,  page  69,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

A local authority, and NHS bodies, must continue to act under general guidance

 

previously issued by the Secretary of State until a declaration of intent has been

 

made by the Secretary of State in relation to new general guidance.

 

(5)    

Any general guidance issued by the Secretary of State relating to the exercise of

 

functions as defined in subsection (1) will, unless otherwise specified, use the

 

definition of an NHS body set out in this Act.’.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

22

 

Clause  79,  page  71,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘Child’s carer’s assessment

Section 61(2)

 
 

Child’s needs assessment

Section 59(2)’.

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

23

 

Clause  79,  page  71,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘Parent

Section 59(6)’.

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

24

 

Clause  79,  page  72,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

“Young carer

Section 64(6)

 
 

Young carer’s assessment

Section 64(2)”

 
 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

139

 

Clause  80,  page  72,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The duty of candour specified in regulations made under this section shall

 

require—

 

(a)    

healthcare service providers who believe or suspect that treatment or care

 

provided by their service has caused or contributed to death or serious

 

injury to that patient to inform that patient, their representative or other

 

authorised person as soon as is practicable of that fact and thereafter to

 

provide such information and explanation as the patient or other person

 

mentioned may reasonably request, and


 
 

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(b)    

registered medical practitioners and registered nurses and other

 

registered professionals who believe or suspect that treatment or care

 

provided to a patient by or on behalf of any healthcare provider by which

 

they are employed has caused death or serious injury to the patient to

 

report their belief or suspicion to their employer as soon as is reasonably

 

practicable.’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

48

 

Clause  81,  page  72,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Regulations must make provision for—

 

(a)    

the definition of “significant improvement”, and

 

(b)    

the assessment of progress towards the improvements so specified.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

140

 

Clause  81,  page  73,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The Commission must publish the criteria that the trust must satisfy in order to be

 

judged as making a significant improvement.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

141

 

Clause  81,  page  73,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Where a warning notice under this section imposes more than one requirement to

 

improve the quality of health care under subsection (2)(e), the Commission must

 

publish the criteria to be satisfied for each requirement.’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

146

 

Clause  83,  page  74,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Relevant Local Authorities.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

142

 

Clause  83,  page  75,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Upon the appointment of the Trust Special Administrator in line with the

 

provisions set out in this section, the Secretary of State must prepare and lay

 

before each House of Parliament a report which sets out the requirement for the


 
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