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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 23 January 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Care Bill [Lords]


 

[Ninth and Tenth Sittings]


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  130

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  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

 

Not called  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.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 57 to 59 Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  2

 

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

 

‘”Carer” has’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 January 2014        

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  43

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  44

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  45

 

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

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  46

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  3

 

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

 

section 59’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  47

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

(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.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 January 2014        

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  5

 

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

 

‘(4)    

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

 

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  6

 

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

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  7

 

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

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 66 Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

Agreed to  9

 

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


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 January 2014        

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  10

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  11

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  12

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  13

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

Agreed to  15

 

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

 

assessment”,’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

Agreed to  17

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  18

 

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


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 January 2014        

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  19

 

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

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

Agreed to  21

 

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

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 68 to 73 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Grahame M. Morris

 

Withdrawn  131

 

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 75 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 4 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Not selected  147

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Not selected  148

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Not selected  149

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 January 2014        

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Not selected  150

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  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.’.

 

Grahame M. Morris

 

Not called  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.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 78 Agreed to.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  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

 

Agreed to  23

 

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

 

‘Parent

Section 59(6)’.

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  24

 

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


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords] , continued

 
 

“Young carer

Section 64(6)

 
 

Young carer’s assessment

Section 64(2)”

 
 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Withdrawn  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

 

(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.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 28 January at 8.55 am


 
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