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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 24 March 2011

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Health and Social Care Bill


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Orders of the

 

Committee [8 February and 8 March].

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

519

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  4,  after ‘of’ insert ‘, and Schedule 9 to,’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

615

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  12,  at end insert ‘if Monitor so decides.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

160

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Schedule 9 makes provision for the transfer of employees.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

616

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  35,  leave out ‘Before’ and insert ‘Whilst’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

617

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  36,  after ‘must’, insert ‘have regard to the need for early

 

intervention procedures and’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

520

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  39,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

In section 57 of that Act (mergers etc: supplementary) (as amended by section

 

157 of this Act)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (3)(a), for “the persons mentioned in section 54(4)”

 

substitute “another NHS foundation trust, an NHS trust or the Secretary

 

of State”,

 

(b)    

omit subsection (3)(b), and

 

(c)    

in subsection (4), for “any of the bodies mentioned in section 54(4)(a) or

 

(c)” substitute “another NHS foundation trust or an NHS trust”.

 

( )    

In section 64 of that Act (procedure for orders and regulations under Chapter 5 of

 

Part 2 of that Act) (as amended by section 157 of this Act), in subsection (4), omit

 

paragraph (b).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

521

 

Clause  113,  page  102,  line  43,  leave out subsection (4).

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

407

 

Clause  114,  page  103,  line  18,  leave out ‘designated’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

408

 

Clause  114,  page  103,  line  20,  after ‘imposed’ insert ‘in respect of that activity’.

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

618

 

Clause  115,  page  104,  line  21,  leave out ‘licence holder’ and insert ‘foundation

 

trust or the Secretary of State’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

619

 

Clause  115,  page  104,  line  24,  leave out ‘licence holders’ and insert ‘foundation

 

trusts or the Secretary of State’.

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

620

 

Clause  117,  page  106,  line  15,  leave out ‘to another licence holder’ and insert ‘to

 

either another NHS foundation trust or the Secretary of State’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

621

 

Clause  117,  page  106,  line  19,  at end insert ‘to another NHS foundation trust or the

 

Secretary of State’.


 
 

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Emily Thornberry

 

161

 

Clause  117,  page  106,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

for the transfer of staff from an NHS foundation trust or company subject

 

to a health special administration order to another licence holder.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

162

 

Clause  117,  page  106,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

Any regulations made under this section for staff transfer schemes shall make

 

provision which is the same or similar to the TUPE regulations.

 

(5)    

In this section, “TUPE regulations” means the Transfer of Undertakings

 

(Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (S2006/246).’.

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

410

 

Clause  128,  page  112,  line  35,  leave out ‘and 5(6)’ and insert ‘, 5(6) and 6(6)’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

411

 

Clause  128,  page  112,  line  38,  leave out paragraph (b).

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

622

 

Clause  129,  page  113,  line  35,  leave out ‘a financial year’ and insert ‘the two

 

financial years immediately’.

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

413

 

Clause  130,  page  114,  line  33,  leave out ‘in its opinion’.

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

414

 

Clause  133,  page  116,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

This section is subject to paragraph 4(3) of Schedule 7 (delivery of notice from

 

Secretary of State of suspension of non-executive member of Monitor).’.

 



 
 

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Mr Simon Burns

 

468

 

Clause  134,  page  116,  line  34,  after ‘Monitor’, insert ‘or the Competition

 

Commission’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

469

 

Clause  134,  page  116,  line  36,  after ‘Monitor’, insert ‘or (as the case may be) the

 

Commission’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

470

 

Clause  134,  page  116,  line  41,  after first ‘Monitor’, insert ‘or the Competition

 

Commission’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

471

 

Clause  134,  page  116,  line  44,  after ‘Monitor’, insert ‘or (as the case may be) the

 

Competition Commission’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

639

 

Clause  136,  page  117,  line  28,  at end insert ‘and instead insert—

 

    “(3)  

At least one member of the council must be appointed by a Commissioning

 

Consortium for which the corporation provides goods or services.

 

    (3A)  

At least one member of the council must be appointed by the appropriate local

 

Health and Wellbeing Board.”.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

163

 

Clause  136,  page  117,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

to consult with the staff of the NHS foundation trust and their

 

representatives on transfers of staff, implementation of new contracts or

 

other changes that could affect working practices.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

640

 

Clause  136,  page  118,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

The Care Quality Commission must make provisions to ensure that the governors

 

of a public benefit corporation are equipped with the skills and knowledge they

 

require in their capacity as such.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

522

 

Clause  136,  page  118,  line  10,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

In paragraph 23(4) of that Schedule (persons eligible for appointment as auditor

 

by governors), in sub-paragraph (c), for “the regulator” substitute “the Secretary

 

of State”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

523

 

Clause  136,  page  118,  line  17,  after ‘33(4)(a)’ insert ‘(in each place it appears)’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

524

 

Clause  136,  page  118,  line  19,  after ‘in’ insert ‘section 60(2) and (3) and’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

642

 

Clause  137,  page  118,  line  32,  after ‘maximise the’, insert ‘health and other’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

164

 

Clause  137,  page  118,  line  33,  at end insert ‘The board of directors must consult

 

with the staff of the NHS foundation trust and their representatives on transfers of staff,

 

implementation of new contracts, or other changes that could affect working practices.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

641

 

Clause  137,  page  119,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘18D (1)  

The board of directors must meet in public.’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

643

 

Clause  139,  page  120,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(1B)    

If the public benefit corporation is an NHS foundation trust, it must keep separate

 

accounts for —

 

(a)    

income derived from private charges, and

 

(b)    

income derived from services provided for the purposes of the NHS.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

575

 

Clause  139,  page  120,  line  29,  leave out from ‘paragraph’ to end of line 33 and

 

insert ‘, in paragraph (b)—

 

(a)    

omit “once it has done so,”, and


 
 

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(b)    

at the end insert “within such period as the regulator may direct”.’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

644

 

Clause  141,  page  121,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘(ad)    

if the public benefit corporation is an NHS foundation trust—

 

(i)    

a breakdown of the total income derived from private charges

 

and from services provided for the purposes of the NHS, and

 

(ii)    

information on how the level of income derived from private

 

charges impacted the services provided for the purposes of the

 

NHS.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

645

 

Clause  141,  page  121,  line  37,  leave out subsection (3).

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

646

 

Page  122,  line  38,  leave out Clause 143.

 


 

Mr Simon Burns

 

525

 

Clause  148,  page  126,  line  20,  after ‘capital)’ insert ‘—

 

(a)    

in subsection (2), at the end insert “; and the reference to section 40 is a

 

reference to that section as it had effect until the commencement of

 

section 148(2) of the Health and Social Care Act 2011 (which repealed

 

subsection (2) of that section)”, and

 

(b)    

’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

623

 

Clause  148,  page  127,  leave out line 26.

 



 
 

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Derek Twigg

 

624

 

Clause  150,  page  128,  leave out line 20.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

526

 

Clause  150,  page  128,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In consequence of subsection (1)(b) and (c), omit section 33 of the Health Act

 

2009.’.

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

625

 

Clause  151,  page  128,  line  31,  after ‘information’, insert ‘except patient

 

information’.

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

631

 

Clause  152,  page  129,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The constitution of an NHS foundation trust shall specify significant disposals of

 

property as significant transactions. Significant disposals of property are

 

disposals of property that—

 

(a)    

was designated as protected in the foundation trust’s authorisation, or

 

(b)    

the council of governors considers necessary for the foundation trust to

 

fulfil its principal purpose.’.

 


 

Derek Twigg

 

626

 

Clause  153,  page  129,  leave out line 24.

 

Derek Twigg

 

627

 

Clause  153,  page  129,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(8)    

National terms and conditions of NHS staff will be preserved.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

632

 

Clause  153,  page  129,  line  33,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

After subsection (11) of that section insert—


 
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