Immigration Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on report

After Clause 38

BARONESS MASHAM OF ILTON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Exemption of charging for primary medical services where charging is not cost-
effective or poses a risk to public health

(1)     Section 182 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (remission and
payment of charges) is amended as follows.

(2)     After subsection (1) insert—

“(2)     Insofar as any regulations under section 175 provide for charges to
be made for the provision of primary medical services, they shall
include provision for the remission in full of any charge that falls
below the minimum threshold of service cost.

(3)     In subsection (2), the “minimum threshold of service cost” shall be
the cost to the provider of primary medical services below which no
charge is to be made for the provision of those services.

(4)     Where regulations under section 175 provide for a charge to be
made for the provision of primary medical services, the provider of
those services may waive the charge where he or she considers that
the cost of recovering the charge is not economical or where the
consequences of charging may put the public health at risk.””

Before Clause 43

LORD ROSSER

LORD MONKS

BARONESS SMITH OF BASILDON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Recruitment agencies: local workforce

In section 5 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (general regulations),
after subsection (2) insert—

“(2A)    The Secretary of State may by order prohibit United Kingdom
based agencies, as defined in this section, from including only
people not ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom as their
clients.””

Prepared 25th March 2014