Baroness Cumberlege

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Health and Care Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued) 26 Jan 2022

    My Lords, before the Minister goes on—just so I do not lose the thread here— could he tell us why the Independent Reconfiguration Panel has to go? What are the problems with it? Why do we have to move it off in order to bring in a politicised system with the Secretary of State making the decisions?
  • Health and Care Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued) 26 Jan 2022

    So that presents a problem. What does the Secretary of State do, and what does the independent panel do? Is it a question of the scale of the change that is being proposed? Where are the boundaries?
  • Health and Care Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued) 26 Jan 2022

    My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 179 and the other amendments in my name. I thank the noble Lords who put their names to these amendments: the noble Lords, Lord Shipley, Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and Lord Patel. We are told that the driving force of the Bill is to ensure that health and care services are delivered at place; and to empower local leaders—leaders who know what their local...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1990

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)

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