Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:02 pm on 6th November 2003.

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Photo of Lord Warner Lord Warner Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 1:02 pm, 6th November 2003

moved Amendment No. 4:

Page 109, line 12, leave out sub-paragraph (1) and insert—

"(1) The persons who may become or continue as members of a public benefit corporation are—

(a) individuals who live in any area specified in the constitution as the area for a public constituency,

(b) individuals employed by the corporation under a contract of employment and, if the constitution so provides, individuals who exercise functions for the purposes of the corporation otherwise than under a contract of employment with the corporation,

(c) if the constitution so provides, individuals who have attended any of the corporation's hospitals as either a patient or the carer of a patient."