Clause 242

Part of Health and Social Care Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 1:00 pm on 31st March 2011.

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Photo of Paul Burstow Paul Burstow The Minister of State, Department of Health 1:00 pm, 31st March 2011

The key test is whether a provider is providing NHS services. If it is providing such services, it is covered by the terms of the clause. It does not matter whether it is private, not-for-profit, a charity or a public body, such as a foundation trust. I hope that that answers the question.