Care Bill [HL]

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

Clause 87

LORD RIX

 

Page 73, line 17, after “must” insert “consult on and”

Clause 17

LORD LIPSEY

 

Page 15, line 23, at end insert—

“( )   The regulations must provide that where the financial resources of a carer
who has needs for support or of the adult needing care (whether in terms
of income, capital or a combination of both) as calculated in accordance
with the regulations exceed the financial limit, payments by the local
authority shall be tapered in such a way that each complete increase of £500
in resources held by the carer or adult over and above the financial limit
shall result in a reduction of annual payments of £1.”

 

Page 15, line 23, at end insert—

“(10A)   The regulations must provide that where the financial resources of a carer
who has needs for support or of the adult needing care (whether in terms
of income, capital or a combination of both) as calculated in accordance
with the regulations exceed the financial limit, a reduction of annual
payments of £1 shall be made for each complete increase by a sum that the
Secretary of State may from time to time specify in resources held by the
carer or adult over and above the financial limit.

(10B)   When specifying a sum for the purposes of subsection (10A), the Secretary
of State must ensure that any such sum is greater than £250.”

Prepared 28th May 2013