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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 16 January 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Care Bill [Lords]


 

[Fifth and Sixth Sittings]


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  95

 

Clause  17,  page  17,  line  15,  at end add—

 

‘(14)    

The regulations in subsection (7) are subject to the affirmative resolution

 

procedure.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  40

 

Clause  18,  page  17,  line  32,  after the first ‘adult’, insert ‘(or someone acting on the

 

adult’s behalf if the adult lacks capacity to arrange for the provision of care)’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Sarah Newton

 

Withdrawn  53

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Sarah Newton

 

Not called  54

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Clauses 20 and 21 Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  41

 

Clause  22,  page  20,  line  32,  after ‘is’ insert ‘authorised or’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Grahame M. Morris

 

Withdrawn  90

 

Clause  23,  page  22,  line  2,  at end add—

 

‘(2A)    

Where a local authority is unable to meet the adult’s needs for care and support

 

without the provision of housing of a specified nature or location, subsection (1)

 

does not apply.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Withdrawn  113

 

Clause  24,  page  22,  line  26,  at end add—

 

‘(3A)    

The Secretary of State after consultation must establish by regulation a specified

 

timeframe for the conclusion of the steps required of local authorities by virtue of

 

this section.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  108

 

Clause  25,  page  24,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(14)    

The regulations may in particular specify that the paragraphs in question do not

 

apply as regards specified needs or matters.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  88

 

Clause  26,  page  24,  line  40,  at end insert—


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

‘(4)    

Where the needs are to be met through a direct payment, the costs to the local

 

authority must mean the costs to the adult of meeting those needs.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  103

 

Clause  26,  page  24,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

A personal budget for an adult must be set at a level that would be sufficient to

 

meet all of that adult’s eligible needs as assessed by regulations referred to in

 

section 13(6).’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Withdrawn  114

 

Clause  27,  page  24,  line  4,  leave out ‘keep under review generally’ and insert

 

‘review regularly’.

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Not called  115

 

Clause  27,  page  25,  line  33,  at end add—

 

‘(5A)    

The Secretary of State after consultation must establish by regulation appropriate

 

arrangements and timetable for the regular review of care and support plans and

 

of support plans by local authorities provided for in subsection (a).’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  89

 

Clause  28,  page  25,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The specified costs to the local authority must mean the costs to the adult of the

 

meeting their eligible needs.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 29 to 32 Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  109

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(da)    

cases or circumstances in which an adult who lacks capacity to request

 

the making of direct payments must or may nonetheless be regarded for

 

the purposes of this Part or the regulations as having capacity to do so;’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  110

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  24,  leave out ‘request the making of direct payments’ and

 

insert ‘make such a request’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  111

 

Clause  33,  page  29,  line  25,  leave out ‘the purposes of this Part or the regulations’

 

and insert ‘any of those purposes’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  104

 

Clause  34,  page  30,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(9)    

The Secretary of State shall make available to all local authorities a model

 

deferred payment scheme and all local authorities must follow this model unless

 

they can show due cause not to.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  105

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The regulations must require any interest incurred on an adult’s deferred amount

 

or interest on an amount charged under subsection (1)(b) to count towards the set

 

level above which an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of

 

their care.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  106

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The regulations may not specify any threshold of other assets above which a

 

person is not eligible to receive a deferred payment loan.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  107

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Regulations under this section must provide that—

 

(a)    

a local authority shall direct anyone considering a deferred payment

 

arrangement to an appropriately qualified financial adviser or to

 

appropriately qualified financial advisers; and


 
 

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(b)    

any loan under this scheme shall be sufficient to pay for advice under

 

paragraph (a) above.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Not called  96

 

Clause  35,  page  32,  line  12,  at end add—

 

‘(11)    

The regulations in subsection (1) are subject to the affirmative resolution

 

procedure.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 36 to 38 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 21 January at 8.55 am


 
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