Personal Care at Home Bill—
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After Clause 1

 

LORD BEST

 

EARL HOWE

44Insert the following new Clause—
"Report on costs
(1)  The Secretary of State shall commission an independent review and report annually to Parliament on, with respect to central government—
(a)  the costs of delivering personal care at home in that year;
(b)  the estimated costs of delivering personal care at home in the following five years;
(c)  the savings made from the reduction in the use of residential care in that year;
(d)  the estimated savings of reducing the use of residential care in the following five years.
(2)  The Secretary of State shall commission an independent review and report annually to Parliament on, with respect to local government—
(a)  the costs of delivering personal care at home in that year;
(b)  the estimated costs of delivering personal care at home in the following five years;
(c)  the savings made from the reduction in the use of residential care in that year;
(d)  the estimated savings of reducing the use of residential care in the following five years."
 

Clause 2

 

LORD WARNER

 

LORD LIPSEY

 

BARONESS MURPHY

45Page 2, line 31, at end insert—
"(   )  This Act shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has commissioned an independent review of the affordability of the provisions contained within this Act and has laid the report of that review before both Houses of Parliament."
 

LORD WARNER

 

LORD LIPSEY

 

BARONESS MURPHY

 

EARL HOWE

46Page 2, line 31, at end insert—
"(3)  This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
(4)  A statutory instrument containing an order made under subsection (3) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament."
 

BARONESS BARKER

47Page 2, line 31, at end insert—
"(   )  Within six months of the commencement of this Act, the Secretary of State must commission an independent review of the expenditure made under provisions of this Act and lay a copy of its report before both Houses of Parliament."

 
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