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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 12th June 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE E


HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (COMMUNITY HEALTH AND STANDARDS) BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Orders of the Committee [13th and 22nd May].

   

Mr Stephen Pound

476

Clause     42,     page     14,     line     31,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

470

Clause     42,     page     14,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   CHAI shall prepare and publish statements of standards in relation to the provision of health care by and for cross-border SHAs.

    (1B)   CHAI shall prepare and publish statements of standards in relation to the provision of health care by and for SHAs for Northern Ireland when required.'.

   

Mr Stephen Pound

477

Clause     42,     page     14,     line     33,     leave out from 'may' to end of line 34 and insert 'amend the standards whenever it considers it appropriate. The National Assembly must publish amended statements'.

   

Mr Stephen Pound

478

Clause     42,     page     14,     line     35,     leave out from 'must' to end of line and insert 'publish proposals for consultation'.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns

Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

533

Clause     66,     page     24     line     41,     after 'conducting', insert ', where appropriate in conjunction with the CHAI,'.

   

Mr John Hutton

306

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     4,     leave out 'otherwise than by an NHS foundation trust'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

588

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     17,     at end insert—

      '(f) the impact of its decisions upon the provision of healthcare in English border areas.'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

589

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     19,     at end insert ', or in the case of NHS Trusts which provide services to both English and Welsh patients, to statements published under sections 41 and 42.'.

   

Mr John Hutton

445

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     20,     leave out 'subject to this Part, conduct' and insert 'carry out'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

590

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     23,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr John Hutton

307

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     23,     leave out 'other than an NHS foundation trust'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

591

Clause     66,     page     25,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   For the purposes of subsection (1) the Assembly may request CHAI to provide it with a report on the provision of healthcare by an English NHS body to a Welsh NHS body.'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

39

Page     24,     line     40,     leave out Clause 66.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns

Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

534

Clause     67,     page     25     line     29,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'CHAI'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

592

Clause     67,     page     25,     line     29,     leave out 'conducting' and insert 'receiving'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

40

Page     25,     line     28,     leave out Clause 67.


   

Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

593

Clause     68,     page     26,     line     9,     leave out 'or for'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

41

Page     26,     line     2,     leave out Clause 68.


   

Mr John Hutton

308

Clause     69,     page     26,     line     17,     leave out 'and take copies of' and insert ', take copies of and remove from the premises'.

   

Mr John Hutton

446

Clause     69,     page     26,     line     23,     at end insert 'and

      (d) make any other examination into the state and management of the premises and treatment of persons receiving health care there.'.

   

Mr John Hutton

309

Clause     69,     page     26,     line     34,     after 'enter', insert 'and inspect'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

42

Page     26,     line     14,     leave out Clause 69.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

43

Page     27,     line     1,     leave out Clause 70.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

44

Page     27,     line     22,     leave out Clause 71.


   

Mr John Hutton

449

Clause     91,     page     35,     line     38,      at end insert—

    '( )   The Assembly may by regulations require a local authority in Wales to pay a fee to the Assembly in respect of the exercise of the Assembly's function under this section in relation to the functions referred to in section 43(3)(a) and (b) of the Care Standards Act 2000 (adoption and fostering functions).

    ( )   A fee under this section shall be of such amount, and shall be payable at such a time, as may be specified in the regulations.

    ( )   A fee payable by virtue of this section may, without prejudice to any method of recovery, be recovered summarily as a civil debt.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

324

Clause     96,     page     37,     line     19,     leave out 'and take copies of' and insert ', take copies of and remove from the premises'.


   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

429

Clause     110,     page     45,     line     14,     at end insert 'including timescales for completion of each stage'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

430

Clause     110,     page     45,     line     23,     leave out 'and within the prescribed period'.


   

Mr John Hutton

331

Clause     132,     page     56,     line     40,     leave out from '2000' to end of line 42.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 2

Duty to have regard to government policy: CSCI

   

Mr John Hutton

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In exercising any of its functions the CSCI must have regard to such aspects of government policy as the Secretary of State may direct in writing.

    (2)   A direction given under this section may be varied or revoked by a further such direction.'.


Arrangements with the Isle of Man and Channel Islands: CHAI

   

Mr John Hutton

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The CHAI may make arrangements with—

      (a) the Government of the Isle of Man,

      (b) the States of Jersey, or

      (c) the States of Guernsey,

       for the CHAI to advise and assist that authority with respect to the provision of health care by them or on their behalf.

    (2)   The terms and conditions of arrangements under this section may include provision with respect to the making of payments to the CHAI in respect of the cost to it of performing or providing any functions, services or facilities under the arrangements.'.


Arrangements with the Isle of Man and Channel Islands: CSCI

   

Mr John Hutton

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The CSCI may make arrangements with—

      (a) the Government of the Isle of Man,

      (b) the States of Jersey, or

      (c) the States of Guernsey,

       for the CSCI to advise and assist that authority with respect to the provision of any services which are similar to English local authority social services.

    (2)   The terms and conditions of arrangements under this section may include provision with respect to the making of payments to the CSCI in respect of the cost to it of performing or providing any functions, services or facilities under the arrangements.'.


Provision of material

   

Mr John Hutton

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The CHAI must, on request, provide the Comptroller and Auditor General with any material relevant to a review or investigation under sections 51 to 53 or a study under section 56.

    (2)   The CHAI must, on request, provide the regulator with—

      (a) any material which is relevant to a review or investigation under sections 51 to 53 and relates to the provision of health care by or for an NHS foundation trust;

      (b) any material which is relevant to a study under section 56 and relates to an NHS foundation trust.'.


Boarding schools and colleges: reports

   

Mr John Hutton

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 87 of the Children Act 1989 (c.41), after subsection (9) insert—

          "(9A)   The Commission and the National Assembly for Wales must each publish such reports in relation to the exercise of its functions under this section as it considers appropriate.

          (9B)   The Commission and the National Assembly for Wales must each make copies of any report published by it under this section available for inspection at its offices by any person at any reasonable time.

          (9C)   Any person who requests a copy of a report published under this section is entitled to have one on payment of such reasonable fee (if any) as the Commission or the National Assembly for Wales (as the case may be) considers appropriate.".'.



 
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