New Clause 10 — The Commission for Health Improvement:amendment to section 20 of the Health Act 1999

Orders of the Day — National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:14 pm on 15th January 2002.

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'(1) Section 20 of the Health Act 1999 is amended as follows:—

(2) After paragraph (1) (e) there is inserted—

"(f) the function of conducting reviews of and making reports on the guidance on priorities for the NHS set out by the Secretary of State, regional directors of the health service, and Strategic Health Authorities"

(3) After subsection (1) there is inserted—

"(1A) in carrying out the functions set out in subsections 20(1)(a) to (e) the Commission shall, where appropriate, review, investigate and report on the guidance on priorities for the NHS set out by the Secretary of State, regional directors of the health service, and Strategic Health Authorities."

(4) Subsections (3) and (4) are repealed'.—[Dr. Evan Harris.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 52, Noes 326.

Division number 132 Orders of the Day — National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill — New Clause 10 — The Commission for Health Improvement:amendment to section 20 of the Health Act 1999

Aye: 52 MPs

No: 325 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.