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Health and Social Care Bill 2007-08

Government Bill - Introduced by Secretary Alan Johnson, Department of Health

Progress of Bill including links to debates Session 2007-08

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
15.11.07 26.11.07                  

Related Business Papers

27 Nov 07AmendmentsNotices of Amendments given on 27 November 2007
15 Nov 07 Bill 9 07-08PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
15 Nov 07 Bill 9 07-08 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

to establish and make provision in connection with a Care Quality Commission; to make provision about health care (including provision about the National Health Service) and about social care; to make provision about reviews and investigations under the Mental Health Act 1983; to establish and make provision in connection with an Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator and make other provision about the regulation of the health care professions; to confer power to modify the regulation of social care workers; to amend the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984; to provide for the payment of a grant to women in connection with pregnancy; to amend the functions of the Hleath Protection Agency; and for connected purposes.

Explanatory Notes

About Parliament: Government Bills

This is a term for a type of Public Bill, introduced by government ministers.

Public Bills change the law as it applies to the general population and are the most common type of Bill introduced in Parliament. Government Ministers propose many Public Bills - those put forward by other MPs or peers are known as Private Members' Bills

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