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Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  34,  leave out “shall be entitled to” and insert “must”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  34,  after “delegate”, insert “all or any part of”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  44,  leave out subsection (5)

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The Secretary of State may only give directions to a clinical commissioning

 

group under subsection (5) where the Secretary of State considers that the group

 

is failing, or has failed to perform, any duty delegated to the group under

 

subsection (4) and that the failure is significant.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“(6)    

Subsection (7) applies if the Secretary of State is satisfied that—

 

(a)    

a clinical commissioning group is failing or has failed to discharge any

 

function conferred on the group by virtue of subsection (4), or

 

(b)    

there is a significant risk that a clinical commissioning group will fail to

 

do so.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may direct the clinical commissioning group to discharge

 

any such function, and in such manner and within such period or periods, as may

 

be specified in the direction.

 

(8)    

The Secretary of State may direct—

 

(a)    

the clinical commissioning group, or

 

(b)    

the accountable officer of the group,

 

    

to cease to perform any such function for such period or periods as may be

 

specified in the direction.

 

(9)    

For the purposes of this section—

 

(a)    

a failure to discharge a function includes a failure to discharge it

 

properly, and

 

(b)    

a failure to discharge a function properly includes a failure to discharge

 

it consistently with what the Secretary of State considers to be the

 

interests of the health service.”


 
 

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Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  4,  line  1,  leave out Clause 4

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 4 stand part of the Bill

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

High security psychiatric services may be provided—

 

(a)    

only at hospital premises at which services are provided only for the

 

persons mentioned in subsection (1), and

 

(b)    

only by a person approved by the Secretary of State for the purposes of

 

this subsection.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  12,  leave out “to the Board”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  13,  after “may”, insert—

 

“(a)    

give directions to a person who provides high security psychiatric

 

services about the provision by that person of those services;

 

(b)    

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  13,  leave out “to the Board” and insert “to those to whom he

 

has delegated anything under subsection (2) above”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The amendment made by subsection (1) does not have effect until the date

 

specified for the purposes of this subsection in regulations made by the Secretary

 

of State by statutory instrument.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

“Hospital premises” means—

 

(a)    

a hospital, or

 

(b)    

any part of a hospital which is treated as a separate unit.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  17,  at end insert—


 
 

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“(5)    

The services under this section must be provided in such a way that it is not

 

necessary to hold people who need such servics in police cells.”

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  4,  line  18,  leave out Clause 5

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 5 stand part of the Bill.

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  leave out lines 24 and 25

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

A direction under subsection (1) may only be given to a clinical commissioning

 

group or the Board where the Secretary of State considers that the group or the

 

Board (as the case may be) is failing, or has failed, to exercise any of its functions

 

and that the failure is significant.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“(dA)    

a Local Health Board;

 

(dB)    

the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service;

 

(dC)    

the Care Quality Commission;

 

(dD)    

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence;

 

(dE)    

the Health and Social Care Information Centre;

 

(dF)    

the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety; and

 

(dG)    

a local authority exercising functions under this Act.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

Such directions as mentioned in subsection (1) must be given in writing.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

“(2B)    

Directions under subsection (1) must be contained within an order laid before

 

each House of Parliament under the negative resolution procedure.”


 
 

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Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  28,  at beginning insert “Subject to subsection (2A),”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The Secretary of State must, after the end of each calendar year, lay before

 

Parliament a report that—

 

(a)    

lists all the directions given under this section during that year, and

 

(b)    

states the reasons for the directions.”

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  4,  line  30,  leave out Clause 6

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 6 stand part of the Bill.

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  44,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

When making an arrangement that will take effect as an NHS contract, a

 

commissioner must act with a view to—

 

(a)    

securing the needs of the people for whom the goods or services to which

 

the arrangement relates are to be provided,

 

(b)    

improving the quality of those goods or services, and

 

(c)    

improving efficiency in the provision of those goods or services,

 

    

including through the goods or services being provided in an integrated way.

 

(5B)    

The reference in subsection (5A) to goods or services being provided in an

 

integrated way includes a reference to their being provided together with—

 

(a)    

other health care services (as defined by section 64(3) of the Health and

 

Social Care Act 2012), or

 

(b)    

health-related services or social care services (as defined by section

 

62(11) of that Act).”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  6,  page  6,  line  47,  leave out “10 years” and insert—

 

“(a)    

5 years, or

 

(b)    

if the commissioner is satisfied that a longer period is in the interests of

 

people using the services to which the contract relates, 7 years.”


 
 

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Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  7,  line  33,  leave out Clause 7

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 7 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  9,  line  7,  leave out Clause 8

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 8 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  9,  line  37,  leave out Clause 9

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 9 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  10,  line  5,  leave out Clause 10

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 10 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  10,  line  8,  leave out Clause 11

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 11 stand part of the Bill.


 
 

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Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  10,  line  20,  leave out Clause 12

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 12 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  10,  line  25,  leave out Clause 13

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 13 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  11,  line  5,  leave out Clause 14

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 14 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  11,  line  20,  leave out Clause 15

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 15 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Clause  15,  page  11,  line  26,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

“( )    

The provisions of this Act come into force on such day or days as the Secretary

 

of State may appoint by regulations made by statutory instrument.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment allows the Secretary of State to make regulations about when the provisions of

 

the Bill are to come into force.

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  15,  page  11,  line  26,  leave out subsection (4) and add—

 

“(4)    

Sections 1 to 5 of this Act may only come into force after—

 

(a)    

the report of an independent review, commissioned by the Secretary of

 

State, of changes to ministerial powers and duties contained in sections 1

 

to 5 of this Act has so recommended;


 
 

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(b)    

any such report has been laid before each House of Parliament and

 

approved under affirmative resolution procedure; and

 

(c)    

subject to subsections (5) and (6).

 

(5)    

This Act shall not come into force before 1 April 2016 and thereafter only as

 

provided for under subsection (6).

 

(6)    

Subject always to subsections (4) and (5), this Act shall come into force upon an

 

order made by the Secretary of State under the affirmative resolution procedure.”

 

new clause

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Power to make consequential provision

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision in consequence of this

 

Act.

 

(2)    

Regulations under this section may, in particular—

 

(a)    

amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any enactment;

 

(b)    

include transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the

 

commencement of provision made by the regulations.

 

(3)    

Transitory provision by virtue of subsection (2)(b) may, in particular, modify the

 

application of provision made by the regulations pending the commencement

 

of—

 

(a)    

another provision of the regulations,

 

(b)    

a provision of this Act,

 

(c)    

any other enactment.

 

(4)    

Before making regulations under this section which contain provision which

 

would, if included in an Act of the Scottish Parliament, fall within the legislative

 

competence of that Parliament, the Secretary of State must consult the Scottish

 

Ministers.

 

(5)    

The power conferred by this section is not restricted by any other provision of this

 

Act.

 

(6)    

In this section, “enactment” includes—

 

(a)    

an enactment contained in subordinate legislation (within the meaning of

 

the Interpretation Act 1978), and

 

(b)    

an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, as Act of the

 

Scottish Parliament, an Act or Measure of the National Assembly for

 

Wales or Northern Ireland legislation,

 

and references to an enactment include a reference to an enactment passed or

 

made after the passing of this Act.”

 


 
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