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House of Commons


Thursday 17 February 2011


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Health and Social Care Bill


[seventh and eighth sittings]


Liz Kendall


Emily Thornberry


Derek Twigg


Negatived on division  36


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  23,  leave out ‘with a view to securing’ and insert ‘to secure’.


Liz Kendall


Emily Thornberry


Derek Twigg


Not called  37


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  29,  leave out ‘with a view to securing’ and insert ‘to secure’.


Liz Kendall


Emily Thornberry


Derek Twigg


Negatived on division  38


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  33,  leave out from ‘show’ to end of line 36 and insert—



the effectiveness of services,



the safety of services,



that services are patient-centred,



the timeliness of services,



the efficiency of services, and



the equity of services.’.


Liz Kendall


Emily Thornberry


Derek Twigg


Not called  39


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  38,  leave out ‘have regard to’ and insert ‘seek to deliver’.


Liz Kendall


Emily Thornberry


Derek Twigg


Withdrawn  40


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  39,  at end insert—


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 17 February 2011        



Health and Social Care Bill, continued



In discharging the duty under subsection (1), the Secretary of State must ensure


the people in a local area are consulted before significant changes to their health




Clause Agreed to.



Emily Thornberry


Negatived on division  5


Clause  3,  page  3,  line  4,  leave out from beginning to end of line 7 and insert—



In exercising functions in relation to the health service, the Secretary of State





act to reduce inequalities between all the people of England with respect





their health,



the benefits and quality of care they can obtain from the health


service, and



their access to health services, and



report annually to Parliament on his Department’s progress in reducing





For the purposes of this Act “inequalities” shall refer to differences between


people based on—



age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership,


pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual





geographical variation; and



socio-economic variation.’.


Emily Thornberry


Negatived on division  6


Clause  3,  page  3,  line  5,  leave out ‘must have regard to the need’ and insert ‘has a




[Adjourned until Tuesday 1 March at 10.30 am


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