Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill—
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lordscontinued

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Clause 216

 

BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
BARONESS HAMWEE

238GAPage 151, line 13, leave out "a particular entity, or"
238GBPage 151, line 14, leave out "the trustees of a particular trust, or of"
 

Clause 217

 

BARONESS ANDREWS

238HPage 151, line 38, leave out from "by" to end of line 40 and insert "a relevant document identified by such provision.
(5)  In subsection (4) "relevant document"—
(a)  means a document that (at the time the power under subsection (4) is exercised) is a document identified for the purposes of section 21(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 2003 by regulations made under that provision; and
(b)  includes a document so identified by virtue of section 21(5) of that Act (documents not yet existing)."
 

Clause 218

 

BARONESS ANDREWS

238JPage 152, line 37, leave out from "by" to end of line 39 and insert "a relevant document identified by the order.
(4)  In subsection (3) "relevant document"—
(a)  means a document that (at the time the power under subsection (3) is exercised) is a document identified for the purposes of section 21(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 2003 by regulations made under that provision; and
(b)  includes a document so identified by virtue of section 21(5) of that Act (documents not yet existing)."
 

Clause 219

 

BARONESS ANDREWS

238KPage 153, line 25, leave out from "by" to end of line 27 and insert "a relevant document identified by the order.
(4)  In subsection (3) "relevant document"—
(a)  means a document that (at the time the power under subsection (3) is exercised) is a document identified for the purposes of section 21(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 2003 by regulations made under that provision; and
(b)  includes a document so identified by virtue of section 21(5) of that Act (documents not yet existing)."
 

Schedule 15

 

BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
BARONESS HAMWEE

238KA*Page 217, line 17, leave out "are" and insert "include"
238KB*Page 218, line 7, at beginning insert "with the consent of the President,"
 

Clause 222

 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

238LPage 154, line 42, after "persons" insert "or bodies"
 

Clause 223

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

238MPage 155, line 24, at end insert "nor a provider of local care services"
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

238NPage 155, line 34, leave out subsection (5)
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

238PPage 155, line 34, at end insert—
"(5A)  The Secretary of State shall by regulations specify conditions upon which payments under subsection (5) may be made.
(5B)  The conditions in subsection (5A) shall, in particular, relate to—
(a)  governance arrangements, and
(b)  arrangements for dealing with potential conflicts of interest,
 within a local involvement network."
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

238QPage 155, line 34, at end insert—
"(   )  A may not attempt to influence the activities of H in pursuance of the arrangements under section 222(1), except as laid out within the contract."
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

238RPage 155, line 36, at end insert—
"(   )  Nothing in the arrangements shall prevent a local involvement network from—
(a)  making collaborative arrangements with another local involvement network; or
(b)  utilising monies received from H for such a purpose."
238SPage 155, line 36, at end insert—
"(   )  A local involvement network shall have the power to direct the actions of H in pursuance of the arrangements under section 222(1)."
 

After Clause 223

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER

238SA*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Employment Duty: local involvement networks
(   )  A local involvement network may appoint such employees (in addition to the chief executive) as it thinks appropriate.
(   )  The terms of employment of employees so appointed are for the local involvement network to determine.
(   )  The local involvement network will determine all terms of employment relating to—
(a)  remuneration, fees or expenses, and
(b)  pensions, allowances or gratuities."
 

Clause 224

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

238TPage 155, line 42, leave out "dealing with" and insert "responding to"
238UPage 156, line 1, leave out "dealing with" and insert "responding to"
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

238VPage 156, line 9, after "authority;" insert—
"(   )  a person or body providing services to or on behalf of the National Health Service or of a local authority;"
 

Clause 225

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

238WPage 156, line 26, leave out paragraph (a)
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

238XPage 156, line 33, leave out subsection (3)
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

238YPage 157, line 14, after "authority;" insert—
"(   )  a person or body providing services to or on behalf of the National Health Service or of a local authority;"
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

238ZPage 157, line 15, leave out paragraph (e)
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 225 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 226

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

238AAPage 157, line 32, leave out subsection (6)
 

Clause 227

 

BARONESS ANDREWS

239Page 158, line 42, after "State" insert "that may be in force at the time"
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

239APage 158, line 47, leave out paragaph (a)
 

BARONESS ANDREWS

240Page 160, line 3, leave out ", or issue guidance,"
241Page 160, leave out line 4
242Page 160, line 5, leave out ", or guidance issued,"
 

Clause 229

 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 229 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 230

 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 230 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 231

 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 231 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 232

 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

242APage 162, line 35, after "representatives," insert "involved in and"
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

242BPage 162, leave out lines 36 to 38
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

242CPage 162, line 37, leave out "significant"
242DPage 162, line 39, leave out "significant"
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

242EPage 162, line 41, leave out from beginning to end of line 12 on page 163
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS MEACHER

242FPage 163, line 11, leave out "received by users" and insert "supplied by providers"
 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS MEACHER

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 232 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 233

 

EARL HOWE
BARONESS NEUBERGER
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

242GPage 163, line 36, after "the" insert "public"
 

BARONESS NEUBERGER
EARL HOWE
BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

242HPage 163, line 41, leave out "(subject to any directions under subsection (3)(e))"
242JPage 164, leave out lines 4 to 6
 

Clause 235

 

BARONESS ANDREWS

242KPage 164, line 16, leave out "any member of a local" and insert "a member of the"
 

BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
BARONESS HAMWEE

243Page 164, line 19, leave out subsection (2)
244Page 164, line 21, leave out "senior executive member" and insert "local authority"
245Page 164, line 26, leave out "In any other case"
245APage 164, line 27, leave out subsection (4)
246[Withdrawn]
 

After Clause 238

 

LORD BRUCE-LOCKHART

246AInsert the following new Clause—
  "Secretary of State to report on local government targets and plans
(1)  The Secretary of State must prepare an annual report on progress during the previous 12 months to reduce the administrative burden for local government of compliance with duties under Part 5 of this Act and section 4 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22) (strategies for promoting well-being) and any other duties of a similar nature that require local authorities to have regard to guidance, provide information to the Secretary of State or to a body acting on the Secretary of State's behalf or obtain the approval of a Secretary of State in relation to the discharge of a function of the authority.
(2)  The Secretary of State must annually lay before each House of Parliament the report he prepares under this section, the first report being laid before the Houses of Parliament on the anniversary of the commencement of this section."
 

LORD BOSTON OF FAVERSHAM

246BInsert the following new Clause—
  "Honorary freemen
(1)  Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) (honorary aldermen and freemen) is amended as follows.
(2)  For subsection (5) substitute—
"(5)  The council or charter trustees for the areas listed in subsection (5A) may, by a resolution passed by not less than two-thirds of the members of charter trustees voting thereon at a meeting of the council or charter trustees specially convened for the purpose with notice of the object, admit to be honorary freemen of the City, borough, royal borough, parish, community or area (as appropriate) persons of distinction and persons who have, in the opinion of the council or charter trustees, rendered eminent services to the City, borough, royal borough, parish, community or area, but the admission of a person to be an honorary freeman shall not confer on him any such rights as are referred to in section 248(4) above.
(5A)  The areas to which subsection (5) applies are—
(a)  a London borough;
(b)  a district having the status of a city, borough or royal borough;
(c)  any parish or community having by grant under the royal prerogative the status of city;
(d)  any parish or community entitled by grant under the royal prerogative to be called and styled a royal town;
(e)  a port, ancient town or corporate limb of the Confederation of the Cinque Ports.".
(3)  For subsection (6) substitute—
"(6)  The council or charter trustees for an area to which this section applies may spend such reasonable sum as they think fit for the purpose of presenting an address or a casket containing an address to a person upon whom they have conferred the title of honorary alderman or admitted to be an honorary freeman of the city, borough, royal borough, parish, community or area."."
 

BARONESS HANHAM
LORD HANNINGFIELD

246CInsert the following new Clause—
  "Abolition of statutory codes of recommended practice as regards publicity
  Section 4 of the Local Government Act 1986 (c. 10) (codes of recommended practice as regards publicity) is repealed."

 
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18 July 2007