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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Friday 30 January 2015

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill Committee 1

 

Public Bill Committee


 

National Health Service (Amended Duties and


 

Powers) Bill


 

Mr Greg Knight

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Clive Efford

 

That the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill Committee do

 

meet on Wednesdays at 9.25am and 2.00pm when the House is sitting.

 

As Amendments to the Sittings Motion

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

                                                                   (a)

 

Line  2,  leave out from “on” to “when” and insert “Tuesday 10th February at

 

10.00am, and thereafter on Tuesdays at 10.00am”.

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

                                                                   (b)

 

Line  2,  leave out from “meet” to end and insert “at 9.25am on the following days—

 

 

      (a) Tuesday 10 February 2015;

 

      (b) Tuesday 24 February 2015;

 

      (c) Tuesday 3 March 2015; and

 

      (d) Tuesday 10 March 2015”.

 


 
 

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, continued

 
 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  leave out lines 1 to 8

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  18,  after “efficient”, insert “, effective and economical”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Before publishing any guidance under subsection (2), the Secretary of State must

 

consult—

 

(a)    

the Board,

 

(b)    

the regulator, and

 

(c)    

such other persons, including clinical commissioning groups, NHS

 

foundation trusts and NHS trusts, as the Secretary of State considers

 

appropriate.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  leave out lines 41 to 42 and insert—

 

“(4)    

The Secretary of State may for the purposes of subsection (1) make regulations

 

imposing requirements on persons concerned in commissioning or providing

 

health services for the purposes of the health service.

 

(4A)    

Regulations under subsection (4) may in particular enable the regulator—

 

(a)    

to investigate a complaint that the Board or a clinical commissioning

 

group has failed to comply with the regulations;

 

(b)    

to investigate, on the regulator’s initiative, whether the Board or a clinical

 

commissioning group has failed to comply with the regulations;

 

(c)    

to require a person to provide such information as the regulator may

 

specify for the purposes of an investigation.

 

(4B)    

Before making regulations under subsection (4), the Secretary of State must

 

consult such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  leave out lines 32 and 33

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  leave out lines 34 to 45

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

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.”


 
 

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, continued

 
 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

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

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

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  1,  line  4,  leave out Clause 1

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 1 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  2,  line  14,  leave out Clause 2

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 2 stand part of the Bill.

 

Dr Daniel Poulter

 

Page  3,  line  9,  leave out Clause 3

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The Government intends to oppose the Question that clause 3 stand part of the Bill.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.


 
 

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, continued

 
 

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.

 

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—


 
 

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, continued

 
 

“( )    

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

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  33,  leave out “shall be entitled to” and insert “must”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  35,  leave out “and where such guidance is published” and

 

insert “, and must review the guidance each year, and”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  43,  leave out from beginning to end of line 8 on page 3

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  4,  leave out from “State” to end of line 6 and insert “must

 

appoint an independent person to adjudicate on the complaint”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  7,  leave out from “section” to end of line 8 and insert “may

 

be subject to review in proceedings brought by an application for judicial review”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The Secretary of State may only give directions under subsection (3) where the

 

Secretary of State considers that the Board is failing, or has failed to perform, any

 

duty delegated to the Board under subsection (2) and that the failure is

 

significant.”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

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

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

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.”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

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


 
 

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, continued

 
 

“(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.”

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

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

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  at end add “save that it is licit to negotiate with the

 

devolved authorities a means of recompense for residents of the other parts of the United

 

Kingdom and to levy charges on all foreign nationals for any treatment.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  at end add “as far as is compatible with the liberties of the

 

people of England and without any additional regulatory burden.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  leave out “social solidarity” and insert “medical

 

necessity”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  3,  leave out “social solidarity” and insert “medical necessity”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  16,  at end add—

 

“(c)    

nothing in this section shall be interpreted as entitling or requiring the

 

Secretary of State to direct people in their personal conduct, nor provide

 

unsolicited advice on diet or behaviour, nor to spend public funds on

 

propaganda, nor to discriminate against specific foodstuffs, nor

 

detrimentally to affect any lawful industry;”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  2,  leave out “general economic interest” and insert “that

 

ensures value for money”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  8,  at end add “subject to consultation with relevant local

 

government bodies”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  after “retains”, insert “full”


 
 

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, continued

 
 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  16,  at end add—

 

“(d)    

it shall not be a duty of the Secretary of State to establish a nanny state.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  after “to”, insert “the Queen in”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  11,  after “England”, insert “to the English”

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

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;

 

(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.”

 


 
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