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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 14 January 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Care Bill [Lords]


 

[Third and Fourth Sittings]


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  80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.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  81

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Sarah Newton

 

Withdrawn  34

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  48,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Regulations may make provision for arrangements for the independent arbitration

 

of disputes between local authorities and providers concerning the fees paid by

 

local authorities, the regulations shall prescribe the matters that are material to

 

making a determination and the circumstances in which the arbitrator’s

 

determination is binding on relevant parties.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Sarah Newton

 

Not called  35

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  38,  after ‘housing’, insert ‘or other provider of housing for

 

vulnerable or older people’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Paul Burstow

 

Sarah Newton

 

Not called  36

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  45,  after ‘housing’, insert ‘and town planning’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  82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

 

Not called  83

 

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

 

‘(i)    

housing providers.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  1

 

Clause  7,  page  8,  line  23,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 8 and 9 Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  84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

 

Not called  85

 

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

 

child’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  92

 

Clause  10,  page  10,  line  38,  at end insert—

 

‘(10A)    

Where an adult is being assessed for NHS Continuing Care and this is to be

 

provided in whole or in part in the community, and that person has a carer who is

 

providing or about to provide care, the local authority must ensure that a carer’s


 
 

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assessment under this section and section 12 is carried out of the carer’s ability to

 

provide or continue to provide care.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 11 Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  86

 

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

 

‘( )    

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

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  87

 

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

 

‘( )    

require joint working with organisations with appropriate expertise in

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Heather Wheeler

 

Sarah Newton

 

Grahame M. Morris

 

Dr Sarah Wollaston

 

Mr David Ward

 

Withdrawn  37

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  31,  leave out subsection (7) and insert—

 

‘(7)    

Needs meet the eligibility criteria when—

 

(a)    

 

(i)    

there is, or will be, an inability to carry out several personal care

 

or domestic routines and/or

 

(ii)    

the individual will be unable to maintain control over several

 

aspects of their day-to-day life or;

 

(iii)    

involvement in several aspects of work, education, training or

 

recreation cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

 

(iv)    

several domestic, family and personal relationships cannot or

 

will not be sustained; and/or

 

(v)    

there is a risk of abuse or neglect,

 

(b)    

they form part of a combination of needs described in paragraph (a).’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Negatived on division  94

 

Clause  13,  page  13,  line  36,  at end add—


 
 

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‘(9)    

The regulations in subsection (6) are subject to the affirmative resolution

 

procedure.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  97

 

Clause  14,  page  14,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Services of an intimate nature can only be provided to the disabled person.

 

(3B)    

Regulations may make provision about what is, or is not, of an intimate nature for

 

the purposes of subsection (3).’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  38

 

Clause  14,  page  14,  line  9,  at end insert ‘and in assessing the cost a local authority

 

incurs, it must (unless either Condition 2 in section 18, or either Condition 2 or Condition

 

4 in section 20, is met) ignore the cost it incurs (directly or indirectly) in assessing that

 

need under sections 9 or 10.’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  39

 

Clause  14,  page  14,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Where a local authority that meets an individual’s needs under sections 18 to 20

 

is satisfied that the individual’s means are insufficient for it to be reasonably

 

practicable for the individual to pay the amount which would otherwise be

 

charged, the authority shall not require the individual to pay more for it than it

 

appears to them that is it reasonably practicable to be paid.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  98

 

Clause  14,  page  14,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(9)    

A local authority should publish on its website the current cost that the local

 

authority incurs for particular services for which it may make a charge.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  99

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  33,  leave out ‘cap on care costs’ and insert ‘set level above

 

which an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of their care’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  6,  leave out ‘cap on care costs’ and insert ‘the set level

 

above which an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of their care’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Negatived on division  102

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  22,  at end add—

 

‘(9)    

The Secretary of State must report to Parliament—

 

(a)    

in advance of this section coming into force with the Government’s

 

assessment of the likely impact of the set level above which an adult

 

starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of their care; and

 

(b)    

annually once the section is in effect, with the Government’s assessment

 

of the impact of the set level above which an adult starts receiving

 

financial assistance with the cost of their care, in particular its

 

distributional impact across different levels of income.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  101

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  27,  leave out ‘cap on care costs’ and insert ‘the set level

 

above which an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of their care’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 16 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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