Public Bill Committees

Previously called Standing Committees, Public Bill Commitees study proposed legislation (Bills) in detail, debating each clause and reporting any amendments to the Commons for further debate.

There are at least 16 MPs on a Committee, and the proportion of parties reflects the House of Commons, so the government always has a majority.

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    1st sitting · Tuesday, 8 February 2011 · 113 speeches

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    2nd sitting · Tuesday, 8 February 2011 · 114 speeches

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    3rd sitting · Thursday, 10 February 2011 · 121 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 18 Mencap HS 19 National Children’s Bureau HS 20 Children’s Sector HS 21 Roger Rymer HS 22 General...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    4th sitting · Thursday, 10 February 2011 · 190 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    5th sitting · Tuesday, 15 February 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 30 TreeHouse HS 32 Malcolm Alexander and others HS 33 National Association of LINk Members HS 34 Asthma UK HS 35 Dr...

    • Clause 1

      193 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 31, in clause 1, page 1, line 9, afte r ‘has’, insert ‘and is accountable to Parliament for’. It is a pleasure to...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    6th sitting · Tuesday, 15 February 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 1

      144 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 35, in clause 1, page 2, line 8, at end insert— Thank you, Mr Hancock. I hope your decision does not exclude tea—a fine English...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    7th sitting · Thursday, 17 February 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 43 Moira Gommon HS 44 Dr Philip Howard HS 45 Breakthrough Breast Cancer HS 46 National Federation of Occupational...

    • Clause 2

      89 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 36, in clause 2, page 2, line 23, lea ve out ‘with a view to securing’ and insert ‘to secure’.

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    8th sitting · Thursday, 17 February 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Clause 2

      52 speeches

      Amendment proposed (this day): 36, in clause 2, page 2, line 23, leave out ‘with a view to securing’ and insert ‘to secure’.—(Liz Kendall.)

    • Clause 3

      107 speeches

      The Secretary of State’s duty as to reducing inequalities

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    9th sitting · Tuesday, 1 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 48 Medical Schools Council HS 49 Children’s Society HS 50 Medical Defence Union HS 51 Diabetes UK HS 52 Health...

    • Clause 4

      48 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 15, in clause 4, page 3, line 10, leave out ‘autonomy’ and insert ‘collaboration and integration’.

    • Clause 5

      28 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 43, in clause 5, page 3, line 36, at end add— Amendment 43 seeks to make two key points. First, the board, when discharging its duties,...

    • Schedule 1

      72 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 47, in schedule 1, page 221, line 13, leave out ‘Secretary of State’ and insert ‘Appointments Commission’. The aim of the amendment...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    10th sitting · Tuesday, 1 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Schedule 1

      23 speeches

      Amendment proposed (this day): 54, in schedule 1, page 222, line 11, at end insert—

    • Clause 6

      6 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 66, in clause 6, page 4, line 9, at end add— The amendment would replicate the duty that will be placed on the Secretary of State in...

    • Clause 7

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 20, in clause 7, page 4, line 15, leave out from ‘take’ to ‘for’ in line 16 and insert ‘appropriate steps’. This is...

    • Clause 8

      40 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 24, in clause 8, page 5, line 5, leav e out ‘such steps it considers appropriate’ and insert ‘appropriate steps’.

    • Clause 9

      27 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 68, in clause 9, page 6, line 4, at end insert ‘, reside in the area covered by the consortium or are visiting the area.’.

    • Clause 10

      1 speech

      I rise to speak to amendment 71, which would strengthen a requirement on commissioning consortia. The Bill states: “Each commissioning consortium may arrange for the provision of such...

    • Clause 11

      33 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 74, in clause 11, page 7, leave out line 7.

    • Clause 14

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 92, in clause 14, page 11, line 9, leave out ‘protection’ and insert ‘health’.—(Paul Burstow.)

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    11th sitting · Thursday, 3 March 2011 · 3 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 65 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists HS 66 Ruth Marsden HS 67 East Riding of Yorkshire LINk HS 68...

    • Clause 19

      78 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 111, in clause 19, page 14, line 37, at end insert ‘for approval by Parliament.’. The amendment would give Parliament a chance to approve the Secretary of...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    12th sitting · Thursday, 3 March 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 19

      86 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 113, in clause 19, page 17, line 21, at end insert—

    • Clause 20

      27 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 118, in clause 20, page 23, line 40, a t end insert— We now move to the financial arrangements and use of resources by the board....

    • Clause 21

      26 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 181, in clause 1, page 25, line 38, after ‘services’, insert ‘or personal medical services’. The clause is about the establishment of...

    • Schedule 2

      9 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 174, in schedule 2, page 227, line 11, at end insert—

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    13th sitting · Tuesday, 8 March 2011 · 2 speeches

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 74 Tina Read HS 75 L A Gilbert HS 76 Jane Schofield HS 77 Susan Ackroyd and Tess Harris HS 78 Janet Porthouse HS 79...

    • Schedule 2

      65 speeches

      Amendment proposed (3 March): 174, in schedule 2, page 227, line 11, at end insert—

    • Clause 22

      69 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 138, in clause 22, page 30, line 29, a t end insert—

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    14th sitting · Tuesday, 8 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Clause 22

      119 speeches

      Amendment proposed (this day): 94, in clause 22, page 32, line 20, after ‘grant’, insert ‘or loan’.— (Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 23

      30 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 216, in clause 23, page 39, line 29, a t end insert— The clause, as hon. Members know, deals with the financial arrangements for...

    • Clause 28

      0 speeches

      Question put,That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 29

      0 speeches

      Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 38

      16 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 43

      10 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 47

      5 speeches

      I would like to ask a question of the Minister. I seek to make a point of clarification, not a long speech.

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    15th sitting · Thursday, 10 March 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 87 Baj Mathur HS 88 Fiona Day HS 89 Fiona Duxbury HS 90 PharmaTrust UK Limited HS 91 British Society for Rheumatology

    • Clause 50

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 344, in clause 50, page 62, line 20, at end insert— This minor and technical amendment will ensure that clause 50 functions as intended. New...

    • Clause 192

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 345, in clause 192, page 163, line 3, leave out ‘by virtue of’ and insert ‘under’.

    • Clause 166

      61 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 415, in clause 166, page 139, line 2,  after ‘with’ insert ‘information and’.

    • Clause 167

      1 speech

      Amendments made: 420, in clause 167, page 140, line 24,  ;at end insert— Amendment 421, in clause 167, page 140, line 24,  ;at end...

    • Schedule 13

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 423, page 312, line 22, leave out paragraph (b).

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    16th sitting · Thursday, 10 March 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Schedule 13

      2 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the schedule, as amended, be the Thirteenth schedule to the Bill.

    • Clause 168

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 425, in clause 168, page 140, line 38,  ;at end insert— I apologise for the slight confusion just now. The amendment will ensure that...

    • Clause 169

      18 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 350, in clause 169, page 141, line 38,  ;at end insert—

    • Clause 170

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 426, in clause 170, page 142, line 40,  ;at end insert— Amendment 427, in clause 170, page 142, line 40,  ;at end...

    • Clause 171

      4 speeches

      Amendment made: 433, in clause 171, page 144, line 17,  ;at end insert—

    • Clause 172

      1 speech

      I tabled amendment 356, which would have replaced “and” with “or”, but in the light of what the Minister said about dissolution of local healthwatch, the importance of...

    • Clause 173

      4 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 434, in clause 173, page 146, line 7,  at end insert— The amendment amends section 227 of the 2007 Act to clarify reporting...

    • Clause 174

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 437, in clause 174, page 147, line 1,  at end insert— The amendment is minor, but technical and drafted in the spirit of good,...

    • Clause 175

      42 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 358, in clause 175, page 147, leave out lines 8 to 10. The clause is important because of the substantial worries about what the Government are doing...

    • Clause 176

      19 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 439, in clause 176, page 149, line 9,  leave out and insert

    • Clause 177

      19 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 220, in clause 177, page 150, line 19,  ;at end insert—

    • Clause 178

      17 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 368, in clause 178, page 151, line 14,  ;leave out ‘a representative’ and insert ‘representatives’.

    • Clause 179

      14 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 362, in clause 179, page 152, line 27,  ;leave out ‘encourage’ and insert ‘ensure’.

    • Clause 180

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 365, in clause 180, page 153, line 15,  ;at end insert ‘a Health and Wellbeing Board preparing to give an opinion in respect of this...

    • Clause 181

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 445, in clause 181, page 153, line 32, leave out ‘authority’s area’ and insert ‘area of the authority that established the Health and Wellbeing...

    • Clause 183

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 447, in clause 183, page 154, line 14, leave out ‘(9)’ and insert ‘(8)’. Amendment 448, in clause 183, page 154, line 16, ...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    17th sitting · Tuesday, 15 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 92 Dr Elisabeth Paul HS 93 Dr Claire Royston HS 94 Bradford People First HS 95 National Centre for Independent Living...

    • Clause 51

      11 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Schedule 7

      59 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 483, page 276, line 35, at end insert—

    • Clause 52

      81 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 479, in clause 52, page 62, leave out lines 34 and 35. Clause 52 sets out the general duties of Monitor. As I have said, we do not agree with the...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    18th sitting · Tuesday, 15 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Clause 52

      111 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 53

      10 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 54

      22 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 481, in clause 54, page 63, line 40, a t end insert— Clause 54 sets out the matters to which Monitor must have regard when exercising...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    19th sitting · Thursday, 17 March 2011 · 14 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 101 Office of the Children’s Commissioner HS 102 Royal College of Physicians HS 103 Managers in Partnership HS...

    • Clause 54

      79 speeches

      Question (15 March) again proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 55

      4 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 376, in clause 55, page 64, line 32, after ‘period)’ insert— I hope that we will move quickly on this extremely straightforward...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    20th sitting · Thursday, 17 March 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 55

      19 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 56

      4 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 57

      21 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 482, in clause 57, page 66, line 21, l eave out subsection (2).

    • Clause 59

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 495, in clause 59, page 67, line 24, a t end insert ‘and that the failure is significant’.

    • Clause 39

      34 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 222, in clause 39, page 54, line 44, l eave out ‘an NHS body’ and insert ‘a body within subsection (1A)(a) to (c)’.

    • Schedule 5

      7 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 255, in schedule 5, page 261, line 25, at end insert—

    • Schedule 6

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 342, in schedule 6, page 274, line 33, at end insert— These minor technical changes are necessary to clarify two points that are not made...

    • Clause 46

      7 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 343, in clause 46, page 60, line 5, at end insert—

    • Clause 60

      42 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 61

      8 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 62

      11 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 490, in clause 62, page 69, line 3, le ave out subsection (4). I do not know whether the amendment is probing or not. Subsection (4), which...

    • Clause 63

      9 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 498, in clause 63, page 69, line 42, a t end insert—

    • Clause 64

      12 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 493, in clause 64, page 70, leave out lines 23 to line 15 on pageusb 71.

    • Clause 65

      7 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 66

      12 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 67

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 381, in clause 67, page 72, line 43, a fter ‘considers’ insert ‘would or’. I can be very brief on this minor...

    • Clause 68

      1 speech

      Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    21st sitting · Tuesday, 22 March 2011

    [Mr Roger Gale in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 108 Alzheimer’s Society HS 109 Tunstall HS 110 John Kapp HS 111 Wish HS 112 million+

    • Clause 69

      140 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 474, in clause 69, page 73, line 21, l eave out from first ‘the’ to end of line 21 and insert ‘non-designation of the...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    22nd sitting · Tuesday, 22 March 2011

    [Dr William McCrea in the Chair]

    • Clause 69

      66 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 70

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 71

      26 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 510, in clause 71, page 75, line 10, l eave out ‘the relevant’ and insert ‘each review’.

    • Clause 76

      6 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 77

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 382, in clause 77, page 79, line 24, a t end insert ‘; () where the Secretary of State is proposing to give a direction under...

    • Clause 84

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 383, in clause 84, page 81, line 16, leave out ‘of 28 days mentioned in’ and insert ‘for bringing an appeal under’. Amendment...

    • Clause 89

      8 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 450, in clause 89, page 84, line 5, le ave out ‘or accountability’. Clause 89 will establish limits to Monitor’s ability to...

    • Clause 90

      18 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 451, in clause 90, page 84, line 23, l eave out from ‘things’ to second ‘in’ in line 24 and insert ‘or things...

    • Clause 91

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 386, in clause 91, page 86, line 31, l eave out ‘licences’ and insert ‘all licences or (as the case may be) licences of that...

    • Clause 92

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 387, in clause 92, page 87, line 37, after ‘applicant’ insert ‘or licence holder concerned’. Amendment 388, in...

    • Schedule 8

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 391, schedule 8, page 285, line 33, leave out paragraph (b).

    • Clause 93

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 395, page 89, line 6, leave out ‘licences’ and insert ‘all licences or (as the case may be) licences of that description’.— (Mr Simon...

    • Schedule 9

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 454, page 290, line 14, at end insert— ‘( ) explain the effect of section 96,’. Amendment 455, page 291, line 1, after...

    • Clause 99

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 396, page 92, line 7, leave out ‘licence holder’ and insert ‘person’.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 101

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 397, in clause 101, page 93, line 13, leave out ‘for the time being published’.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 102

      8 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 464, in clause 102, page 93, line 33,  leave out ‘within a specified period’ and insert— ‘(or to do, or not to do,...

    • Clause 103

      25 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 550, in clause 103, page 94, line 27,  leave out ‘the price’ and insert ‘(subject to sections 110 and 111) such price as is...

    • Clause 104

      61 speeches

      Amendments made: 551, in clause 104, page 94, line 40, after ‘determining’, insert ‘the national’. Amendment 188, in...

    • Clause 105

      11 speeches

      Amendments made: 565, in clause 105, page 95, line 40, after ‘determining’, insert ‘the national’. Amendment 194, in...

    • Schedule 10

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 403, schedule 10, page 296, line 32, leave out ‘(3)’ and insert ‘(4)’.

    • Clause 108

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 405, in clause 108, page 99, line 4, a fter ‘day’ insert ‘after that’.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 109

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 406, in clause 109, page 99, line 9, after ‘day’ insert ‘after that’.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 110

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 571, in clause 110, page 99, line 42, leave out ‘specified in’ and insert ‘determined in accordance with’. Amendment 200, in...

    • Clause 111

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 573, in clause 111, page 100, line 32, leave out ‘specified in’ and insert ‘determined in accordance with’. Amendment 202, in...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    23rd sitting · Thursday, 24 March 2011 · 3 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 113 General Medical Council HS 114 Association of Directors of Public Health

    • Clause 113

      57 speeches

      Amendment made:519, in clause 113, page 102, line 4, after ‘of’ insert ‘, and Schedule 9 to,’.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    24th sitting · Thursday, 24 March 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 113

      16 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 114

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 407, in clause 114, page 103, line 18, leave out ‘designated’. Amendment 408, in clause 114, page 103, line 20,  ;after...

    • Clause 115

      19 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 618, in clause 115, page 104, line 21,  ;leave out ‘licence holder’ and insert ‘foundation trust or the Secretary of...

    • Clause 116

      0 speeches

      Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 117

      9 speeches

      I am so sorry, Mr Hancock, but I need to go outside. May I get through the locked doors to get my notes?

    • Clause 128

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 410, in clause 128, page 112, line 35, leave out ‘and 5(6)’ and insert ‘, 5(6) and 6(6)’. Amendment 411, in...

    • Clause 129

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 622, in clause 129, page 113, line 35,  ;leave out ‘a financial year’ and insert ‘the two financial years...

    • Clause 130

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 413, in clause 130, page 114, line 33,  ;leave out ‘in its opinion’. I will be brief, because this is a minor and technical...

    • Clause 133

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 414, in clause 133, page 116, line 27,  ;at end insert— ‘( ) This section is subject to paragraph 4(3) of Schedule 7 (delivery of notice...

    • Clause 134

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 468, in clause 134, page 116, line 34, after ‘Monitor’, insert ‘or the Competition Commission’. Amendment 469, in...

    • Clause 136

      18 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 639, in clause 136, page 117, line 28,  ;at end insert ‘and instead insert— ‘(3) At least one member of the council must be...

    • Clause 137

      16 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 642, in clause 137, page 118, line 32,  ;after ‘maximise the’, insert ‘health and other’. The amendment is...

    • Clause 139

      23 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 643, in clause 139, page 120, line 11,  ;at end insert— ‘(1B) If the public benefit corporation is an NHS foundation trust, it...

    • Clause 143

      8 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 148

      3 speeches

      Amendment made: 525, in clause 148, page 126, line 20, after ‘capital)’ insert ‘— (a) in subsection (2), at the end insert “; and the reference to section 40 is a...

    • Clause 150

      77 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 624, in clause 150, page 128, leave out line 20. Mr Hancock, for the avoidance of any misunderstanding, we want a short clause stand part debate to...

    • Clause 151

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 625, in clause 151, page 128, line 31,  ;after ‘information’, insert ‘except patient information’. The amendment...

    • Clause 152

      5 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 631, in clause 152, page 129, line 12,  ;at end insert— ‘(4) The constitution of an NHS foundation trust shall specify significant...

    • Clause 153

      17 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 626, in clause 153, page 129, leave out line 24. The amendment would ensure that the application for merger must describe the goods and services that...

    • Clause 156

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 527, in clause 156, page 130, line 39,  ;at end insert— ‘( ) An application under this section may be made only with the approval of more...

    • Clause 157

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 528, in clause 157, page 131, line 17,  ;at end insert ‘, and (c) in paragraph (b), at the end insert “or...

    • Clause 161

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 576, in clause 161, page 134, line 24, leave out from ‘trust’ to ‘the’ in line 26 and insert ‘— (i) to another NHS foundation trust or the...

    • Clause 162

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 529, in clause 162, page 135, line 38, leave out paragraph (d) and insert— ‘(d) for “(5)” substitute “(7)”.’. Amendment 530, in...

    • Clause 163

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 531, in clause 163, page 136, line 29, leave out ‘(m)’ and insert ‘(n)’. Amendment 532, in clause 163, page 136, line 30, ...

    • Clause 164

      29 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 635, in clause 164, page 137, line 1,  after ‘arrangements’ insert ‘(“franchise arrangements”)’.

    • Schedule 12

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 577, in schedule 12, page 301, line 17, at end insert— In section 9 (NHS contracts), omit subsection (3).’. Amendment 534, in schedule...

    • Clause 165

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 543, in clause 165, page 137, line 20, after ‘Act’ insert ‘and the preceding cross-heading’.—(Paul Burstow.)

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    25th sitting · Tuesday, 29 March 2011 · 2 speeches

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 115 Professor Martin McKee and others HS 116 City of London Corporation HS 117 Turning Point HS 118 Chartered Institute...

    • Clause 184

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 193

      29 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 472, in clause 193, page 164, line 20,  ;after ‘England’, insert ‘and meets the international definition of Social Work as...

    • Clause 197

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 198

      5 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 547, in clause 198, page 169, leave out line 7 and insert— ‘(b) is to change its name to the Social Work and Health Professions Council.’.

    • Clause 199

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 200

      9 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 647, in clause 200, page 171, line 34,  ;leave out ‘High Court of Justice in England and Wales’ and insert ‘First Tier...

    • Clause 207

      1 speech

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 208

      5 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 649, in clause 208, page 178, line 20,  ;at end insert ‘and representatives of the professions’.

    • Clause 212

      21 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 655, in clause 212, page 182, line 36,  ;at end insert— ‘(2A) Subsection (2) does not apply to professions regulated under the...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    26th sitting · Tuesday, 29 March 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Clause 212

      2 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 215

      24 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Schedule 14

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 594, in schedule 14, page 318, line 35, leave out paragraph 47. Amendment 595, in schedule 14, page 321, line 37, at end insert—...

    • Clause 217

      62 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 665, in clause 217, page 189, line 16,  ;leave out ‘desirability of promoting’ and insert ‘Commissioning Board’s duty...

    • Clause 218

      29 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 666, in clause 218, page 189, line 33,  ;after ‘(c)’, insert ‘adult and children’s’. The clause sets out more...

    • Clause 221

      19 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 670, in clause 221, page 192, line 18,  ;leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘will’. The amendment relates to the point raised...

    • Clause 222

      5 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 223

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 604, in clause 223, page 193, line 24, after ‘provision’, insert ‘, or the facilitation of the provision,’.—(Paul Burstow.)

    • Clause 224

      14 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 671, in clause 224, page 193, line 34, leave out subsections (2), (3) and (4). The amendment seeks to ensure that NICE cannot impose blanket...

    • Clause 233

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 605, in clause 233, page 196, line 5,  at end insert— ‘(2) A statement of standards prepared and published by the Institute...

    • Schedule 16

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 606, in schedule 16, page 331, line 7, at end insert—

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    27th sitting · Thursday, 31 March 2011 · 9 speeches

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HS 125 Wendy Barker HS 126 Urology Trade Association HS 127 Save the NHS Now (Ealing) HS 128 The Bed Bug Foundation HS...

    • Clause 234

      12 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 656, in clause 234, page 196, line 20,  ;at end insert— ‘(4A) An information standard under subsection (1) must state the need for...

    • Clause 235

      5 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 657, in clause 235, page 197, line 19,  ;at end insert ‘including healthcare professionals and have regard to their advice’. The...

    • Clause 236

      17 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 237

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 658, in clause 237, page 197, line 34,  ;leave out subsections (b), (c) and (d). The amendment is clearly probing. We seek to generate a...

    • Clause 238

      5 speeches

      Amendment made: 674, in clause 238, page 198, line 37, after ‘section’ insert ‘7A or’.—(Paul Burstow.)

    • Clause 239

      23 speeches

      Amendment made: 676, in clause 239, page 199, line 9, at end insert— ‘( ) A request under subsection (1) may request the Information Centre to disseminate information (other than by...

    • Clause 241

      1 speech

      I beg to move amendment 678, in clause 241, page 200, line 31,  ;leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’. The amendment is a technical one to make...

    • Clause 242

      2 speeches

      Amendments made: 679, in clause 242, page 200, line 34, leave out ‘a health or social care body’ and insert ‘any person mentioned in subsection (1A)’. Amendment 680, in...

  • Health and Social Care Bill

    28th sitting · Thursday, 31 March 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 242

      9 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 652, in clause 242, page 200, line 41, leave out ‘such period’ and insert ‘a reasonable amount of time’. I entirely take...

    • Clause 243

      7 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 686, in clause 243, page 201, line 15,  ;leave out ‘—’ and insert ‘the information falls within subsection (1A); and,...

    • Clause 245

      9 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 699, in clause 245, page 202, line 24,  ;leave out from beginning to ‘about’ in line 26 and insert ‘The Secretary of State...

    • Clause 247

      2 speeches

      Question proposed,That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 249

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 251

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 252

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 254

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 702, in clause 254, page 205, line 18, leave out ‘functions’ and insert ‘of the information functions of any health or social care body’. Amendment 703,...

    • Schedule 18

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 704, in schedule 18, page 337, line 34, at end insert—

    • Clause 258

      6 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 259

      19 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 261

      24 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 262

      2 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 264

      28 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 726, in clause 264, page 209, line 25,  ;at end insert— ‘(3A) Nothing in this section shall have the effect of rendering lawful...

    • Clause 269

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 705, in clause 269, page 212, line 29,  ;at end insert— ‘ “Northern Ireland health service” means any of the health services...

    • Schedule 20

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 734, in schedule 20, page 341, line 5, at end insert— ‘( ) In subsection (1), in paragraph (b) for “(q)” substitute...

    • Clause 273

      4 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 274

      16 speeches

      Amendments made: 706, in clause 274, page 215, line 11, after ‘body’ insert ‘or other person’. Amendment 707, in clause 274, page 215, line 12, after ‘body’...

    • Schedule 21

      3 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 725, in schedule 21, page 350, leave out lines 5 to 7. Clauses 274 and 275 deal with the transfers of property, liabilities and staff that will take place as a...

    • Schedule 22

      0 speeches

      Amendment made: 749, in schedule 22, page 352, line 35, column 2 at end insert— “A Special Health Authority”.—(Mr Simon Burns.)

    • Clause 275

      4 speeches

      Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 276

      4 speeches

      Amendments made: 712, in clause 276, page 217, line 8, leave out from ‘amend’ to end of line 9 and insert ‘, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any enactment’. Amendment...

    • Clause 277

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 729, in clause 277, page 217, line 35,  ;after ‘State’, insert ‘, the Welsh Ministers’.

    • Clause 279

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 718, in clause 279, page 219, line 33, leave out from ‘as’ to end of line 34 and insert ‘is necessary for enabling the exercise on or after the day on which...

    • Clause 280

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 608, in clause 280, page 220, line 16, after ‘sections’, insert ‘46(1) and (3)’,. Amendment 720, in...

    • New Clause 2

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (notification, certification and registration of deaths) is amended as follows. (2) In section 19 (medical examiners)—...

    • New Clause 3

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Part 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (the Care Quality Commission) is amended as follows. (2) In section 48 (special reviews and investigations)— (a) in subsection (1)...

    • New Clause 4

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Section 245 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (joint overview and scrutiny committees) is amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (4). (2) In subsection (1) for the words...

    • New Clause 7

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Regulations under section 63 may confer on Monitor a power to accept an undertaking (referred to in this Chapter as a “section (Requirements under section 63: undertakings)...

    • New Clause 8

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Monitor must publish guidance about— (a) compliance with requirements imposed by regulations under section 63; (b) how it intends to exercise powers conferred on it by...

    • New Clause 9

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) The following provisions of Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 apply, with the modifications in subsections (2) to (8), for the purposes of the exercise by the Competition Commission of...

    • New Clause 10

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Where an application for the designation of a service under section 69 is granted, Monitor must, on a complaint by a provider mentioned in subsection (2), reconsider its decision to...

    • New Clause 11

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Where an application for the designation of a service under section 69 is refused, Monitor must, on a complaint by the commissioner who applied for the designation or by the provider...

    • New Clause 12

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Where an application for the removal of a designation under section 71(3) is granted, Monitor must, on a complaint by the provider of the service, reconsider its decision to grant the...

    • New Clause 13

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Where an application for the removal of a designation under section 71(3) is refused, Monitor must, on a complaint by the commissioner who applied for the removal of the designation or...

    • New Clause 14

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) This section applies in relation to a complaint under section (Complaint about grant of application for designation), (Complaint about refusal of application for designation),...

    • New Clause 16

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) The ways in which a health care service may be specified in the national tariff under section 104(1)(a) include in particular— (a) specifying it by reference to its components,...

    • New Clause 19

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Chapter 4 of Part 3 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (fluoridation), as amended by the Water Act 2003, is amended as follows. (2) In section 87 (fluoridation of water supplies at request...

    • New Clause 20

      0 speeches

      ‘After section 88A of the Water Industry Act 1991 insert— “88B Requirement for fluoridation proposal: England (1) The Secretary of State may not request a water undertaker to...

    • New Clause 21

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) In relation to any time on or after the commencement of section(Fluoridation of water supplies), any relevant arrangements which have effect immediately before its commencement are to...

    • New Clause 22

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Section 269 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (special notices of births and deaths) is amended as follows. (2) For subsection (2) substitute— “(2) Each registrar of...

    • New Clause 23

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Section 270 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (provision of information by Registrar General) is amended as follows. (2) In subsection (1) — (a) for “the Secretary of...

    • New Clause 24

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Section 201 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (provision of information by Registrar General) is amended as follows. (2) In subsection (1) — (a) for “the...

    • New Clause 25

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) Section 42 of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (information relating to births and deaths etc) is amended as follows. (2) For subsection (4) substitute—...

    • New Clause 5

      0 speeches

      ‘There will be a Chief Social Worker— (a) to report to and advise Ministers, (b) to make an annual report to Parliament on the state of social work in England, (c) to work in close...

    • New Clause 17

      0 speeches

      ‘In section 62 of the Health Act 1999 (regulation of health care professions etc.), after subsection (10), insert— “(10A) But if any provision made by an Order in Council under...

    • New Schedule 1

      0 speeches

      Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13) 1 In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc. subject to investigation)— (a) omit the entry for the Health...

    • New Schedule 2

      8 speeches

      Procedure 1 (1) Monitor must publish a procedure for entering into section (Requirements under section 63: undertakings) undertakings. (2) Monitor may revise the procedure and, if it does so,...

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    29th sitting · Tuesday, 28 June 2011 · 17 speeches

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Examination of Witnesses

      42 speeches

      Councillor Dr Barnard, Dr Bennett, Sue Slipman, Andrew Cozens and Sonia Brown gave evidence.

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    30th sitting · Tuesday, 28 June 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair]

    • Examination of Witnesses

      34 speeches

      Dr Hamish Meldrum, Dr Peter Carter, Sir Richard Thompson and Professor Sir Neil Douglas gave evidence.

    • Examination of Witnesses

      27 speeches

      Paul Jenkins, Jeremy Taylor, Ciarán Devane, Neil Churchill, Baroness Barbara Young and Joe Korner gave evidence.

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    31st sitting · Thursday, 30 June 2011 · 16 speeches

    [Mr Roger Gale in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 13 Action on Hearing Loss

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    32nd sitting · Thursday, 30 June 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Roger Gale in the Chair]

    • Clause 5 - The NHS Commissioning Board

      69 speeches

      Amendment proposed: 55, in clause 5, page 3, leave out lines 34 to 36 and insert— ‘(b) must exercise the functions conferred on it by this Act in relation to...

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    33rd sitting · Tuesday, 5 July 2011 · 1 speech

    [Dr William McCrea in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 14 Unison HSR 15 National Children's Bureau HSR 16 Specialised Healthcare Alliance HSR 17 Patients Association...

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    34th sitting · Tuesday, 5 July 2011

    [Dr William McCrea in the Chair]

    • Schedule 2 - Commissioning consortia

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 99, in schedule 2, page 255, line 11, at end insert— ‘( ) The name of the consortium must comply with such requirements as may be...

    • Clause 22

      0 speeches

      Commissioning consortia: general duties etc.

  • Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill

    35th sitting · Thursday, 7 July 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 22 Dr Lucy Reynolds HSR 23 Finance and Leasing Association HSR 24 National Voices HSR 25 National Association of Links...

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    36th sitting · Thursday, 7 July 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Roger Gale in the Chair]

    • Clause 55 - Monitor

      23 speeches

      Question (this day) again proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

    • Clause 56 - General duties

      90 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 148, in clause 56, page 74, line 37, leave out from ‘services’ to end of line 2 on page 75 and insert ‘by promoting provision of health care services...

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    37th sitting · Tuesday, 12 July 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 34 Council of Deans of Health HSR 35 Local Government Group HSR 36 Mrs H M Basson HSR 37 Association of North East...

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    38th sitting · Tuesday, 12 July 2011

    [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    • Clause 101 - Conditions: supplementary

      22 speeches

      Amendment made: 161, in clause 101, page 101, line 33, leave out from ‘to’ to end of line 34 and insert ‘prevent anti-competitive behaviour in the provision of health care...

    • Clause 115 - The national tariff

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 164, in clause 115, page 112, line 23, leave out paragraphs (d) and (e). Amendment 165 in clause 115, page 112, line 29,  ;leave out ‘must...

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    39th sitting · Thursday, 14 July 2011

    [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 39 Action against Medical Accidents HSR 40 Monitor HSR 41 Diabetes UK HSR 42 Institute of Commissioning Professionals...

    • Clause 149 - Directors

      51 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 192, in clause 149, page 138, line 3, at end insert— ‘( ) After paragraph 18D of that Schedule insert— 18E (1) The constitution...

    • Clause 156 - Authorisation

      38 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 193, in clause 156, page 141, line 34,  ;at end insert— ‘( ) After section 35(3) of that Act (things the regulator must consider...

    • Clause 165 - Mergers

      13 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 194, in clause 165, page 147, line 29,  ;after ‘applicant’, insert ‘(that is an NHS foundation trust)’.

  • Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill

    40th sitting · Thursday, 14 July 2011 · 1 speech

    [Mr Roger Gale in the Chair] Written evidence to be reported to the House HSR 48 All Party Parliamentary Group on Complex Needs and Dual Diagnosis HSR 49 Socialist Health Association HSR 50 UK...

    • Clause 165 - Mergers

      51 speeches

      Amendment proposed (this day): 194, in clause 165, page 147, line 29, after ‘applicant’, insert ‘(that is an NHS foundation trust)’.—(Paul Burstow.)

    • Clause 166 - Acquisitions

      0 speeches

      Amendments made: 196, in clause 166, page 148, line 12, after ‘applicant’, insert ‘(that is an NHS foundation trust)’. Amendment 197, in...

    • Clause 178 - Healthwatch England

      57 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 199, in clause 178, page 157, line 36,  ;at end insert ‘; and the Commission must inform the committee in writing of its response or...

    • Clause 297 - Commencement

      21 speeches

      Amendment made: 226, in clause 297, page 247, line 18, leave out subsection (2).—(Paul Burstow.)

    • New Clause 5 - General duties: supplementary

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) This section applies for the purposes of this Part. (2) “Anti-competitive behaviour” means behaviour which would (or would be likely to) prevent, restrict or distort...

    • New Clause 7 - Consultation: further provision

      0 speeches

      ‘(1) For the purpose of securing that the prices payable for the provision of health care services for the purposes of the NHS are such as to result in a fair level of pay for providers of...

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Committee membership and attendance (out of 40)

Chairpersons

  • Roger Gale (5)
  • Mike Hancock (16)
  • Jimmy Hood (16)
  • William McCrea (3)

Members

  • Kevin Barron (38)
  • Simon Burns (40)
  • Paul Burstow (40)
  • Derek Twigg (21)
  • John Pugh (40)
  • Emily Thornberry (40)
  • Stephen Crabb (40)
  • Jim Shannon (21)
  • Phil Wilson (39)
  • Grahame Morris (39)
  • Fiona O'Donnell (12)
  • Nicky Morgan (39)
  • Daniel Poulter (38)
  • Jeremy Lefroy (40)
  • Karl Turner (37)
  • Anna Soubry (39)
  • Owen Smith (38)
  • Liz Kendall (40)
  • Tom Blenkinsop (40)
  • Dan Byles (40)
  • Julian Sturdy (39)
  • Nick de Bois (40)
  • Margot James (39)
  • Steve Brine (39)
  • Debbie Abrahams (39)

[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]