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Carers (Identification and Support) Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by Barbara Keeley

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
24.04.07                      

Related Business Papers

Commons
24 April 07 Bill 92 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
24 April 07 Bill 92 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Require health bodies to identify patients who are carers or who have a carer; to require identified carers to be referred to sources of help and support and to make further provision in relation to such arrangements; to make provision in relation to the responsibilities of local authorities and schools for the needs of young carers and their families; and for connected purposes.

About Private Members' Bills

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