Results 2581–2590 of 2590 for ccgs

Public Bill Committee: Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill: Clause 20 - Financial arrangements for the Board ( 5 Jul 2011)

Simon Burns: I can be extremely brief. The hon. Lady raised two issues. One of them was the funding of the administrative costs of the commissioning board and the CCGs. We have always made it plain that a global figure will be allocated by the commissioning board, for its own use and for the CCGs. That has not changed. We have also made it clear that the figure we have in mind for the CCGs for their...

Public Bill Committee: Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill: Clause 9 - Duties of consortia as to commissioning certain health services (30 Jun 2011)

Simon Burns: the Bill were the powers, when she was discussing coterminosity, and they are in clause 21, new section 14C(2)(c) of the 2006 Act. She just asked another question, and she will be aware that CCGs cannot arbitrarily exclude services; they must base their decisions on clinical need, among other factors. The Secretary of State and the NHS commissioning board are under a duty to promote a...

Public Bill Committee: Health and Social Care(Re-Committed) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (28 Jun 2011)

Dr Dixon: On whether the Bill helps, there is a risk on the commissioning side that CCGs will be pretty inert, apart from in one or two go-ahead areas. Remember the phrase about practice-based commissioning—it is a corpse in need of resuscitation, or not. The big risk is that commissioning will not fire, so what is in the Bill to fire up the provider side, which should be integrating to...

Remembrance Day (Bank Holiday): Clause 69 — Ending of discretionary payments (15 Jun 2011)

John Martin McDonnell: ...of applications demonstrate their importance. In 2009-10, there were 640,000 applications for community care grants, 3.64 million for crisis loans and 1.69 million for budgeting loans. Some 263,000 CCGs were awarded, 2.7 million crisis loans were awarded, and 1.2 million budgeting loans were awarded, so the expenditure was significant. They have a significant impact on individuals’ lives...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Fund ( 7 Jun 2011)

Steve Webb: ...10 2008-09 178.2 40 218.20 2007-08 178.2 50 228.20 2006-07 178.2 120 298.20 Allocation between elements of the discretionary social fund £ million Amount allocated to CCGs Amount allocated to Contingency reserve Amount allocated to loans 2010-11 141 1 177.7 2009-10 141 1 158.1 2008-09 141 1 76.2 2007-08 141 1 86.2 2006-07 141 1...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Fund ( 1 Mar 2005)

Mr Chris Pond: Information is only available on the number of Social Fund claim applications received. The available information is in the table. Numbers of applications for Social Fund Community Care Grants (CCGs), Crisis Loans (CLs) and Budgeting Loans (BLs) received in Scotland since January 2002 CCGs CLs BLs January 2002 6,700 29,290 17,100 February 2002 8,060 27,810 19,730 March...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Fund (21 Feb 2005)

Mr Chris Pond: The information is in the table. Actual average clearance times for Social Fund community care grants (CCGs), crisis loans (CLs) and budgeting loans (BLs) for the period April to December 2004 Government office region CCGs CLs BLs East of England 9.1 1.4 2.6 East Midlands 9.3 1.3 3.5 London 10.8 1.3 3.7 North East 6.1 1.2 3.2 North West 7.3 1.3 2.5 ...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Fund (31 Jan 2005)

Malcolm Wicks: ...trigger event for lone parents. We can guarantee a Budgeting Loan payment to help people in these circumstances, provided the applicant satisfies the eligibility criteria. Community Care Grants (CCGs) are also available to help people with the cost of setting up home. In particular it is available to people leaving institutional care, families under exceptional pressure, and people taking...

Specialised Health Services ( 8 Apr 2003)

Baroness Andrews:, clinical and financial risk-assessment procedures and service-specific commissioning consortia. Those are the pillars of good practice. They are spelled out in the guidance and CCGs that follow the guidance will be well on their way to intelligent and successful commissioning. We envisage the regional groups as fulfilling an extremely important role—as they have—and...

War Situation. (19 May 1942)

Rear-Admiral Tufton Beamish: There appears to be one present who has been in the wars at the Chichester by-election. I note with real sorrow the undercurrent of attacks against the Prime Minister. I think it is a thing which ought to be brought to the surface. I was glad that the hon. Member for Kidderminster was ready to say what his views really were and why he was making his statement—with which, in certain...

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