Amendments proposed to the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

191

Clause     21,     page     26,     leave out line 21.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

192

Clause     21,     page     26,     leave out lines 23 to 25.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

193

Clause     21,     page     26,     line     29,     leave out 'one or more NHS bodies and by'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

194

Clause     21,     page     26,     line     32,     leave out from first 'of' to 'prescribed' in line 33.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

195

Clause     21,     page     26,     line     39,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

196

Clause     21,     page     26,     line     44,     leave out 'or (c)'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

197

Clause     21,     page     27,     line     1,     leave out paragraph (f).


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 1

Duty of primary care trusts in respect of teaching and research
   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'Primary Care Trusts shall have a duty to foster and safeguard teaching and research.'.


Duty of overview and scrutiny committee to review and scrutinise
   

Dr Evan Harris

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

       'In section 21 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22) (overview and scrutiny committees), leave out paragraph (2)(f) and insert—

      "(2A) Executive arrangements by a local authority must ensure that the overview and scrutiny committee or committees of an authority to which section 7 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 applies, has a duty to review and scrutinise, in accordance with regulations under that section, matters relating to the health service (within the meaning of that section) in the authority's area, and to make reports and recommendations on such matters in accordance with the regulations.".'.


Functions of overview and scrutiny committees: supplementary provisions
   

Dr Evan Harris

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In line 1 of section 7(3) of the Health and Social Care Act 2001, leave out "may" and insert "shall".

    (2)   In section 7(3) of the Health and Social Care Act 2001, there is inserted—

      "(aa) as to matters relating to the health service in the authority's area which it must refer to the Secretary of State".'.


Patient Forum representation on overview and scrutiny committees
   

Dr Evan Harris

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

       'In section 21 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22) (overview and scrutiny committees), there is inserted—

      "(10A) When fulfilling its duty under subsection (2A) above, the overview and scrutiny committee of a local authority, or any sub-committee of such a committee, shall include at least one member of each Patients' Forum established for each NHS Trust and Primary Care Trust which provides services to the area of the local authority concerned.".'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

224

*Clause     23,     page     28,     line     31,     leave out from 'bodies' to end of line 33.

   

Mr John Hutton

198

Clause     23,     page     28,     line     41,     at end insert—

      '( ) subject to section 24(5A), the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland,'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

225

*Clause     23,     page     29,     line     15,     after 'sections', insert 'save that the reference to the provision of general dental services in subparagraph 2(d) of paragraph 11(2) of Schedule 3 of the 1999 Act includes the performance of personal dental services,'.


   

Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

188

Schedule     7,     page     73,     line     6,     after 'appointed', insert 'on the recommendation of the NHS Appointments Commission.'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

189

Schedule     7,     page     73,     line     12,     leave out 'one fewer than' and insert 'equal to'.

   

Mr John Hutton

203

Schedule     7,     page     73,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '4A (1) The Secretary of State may direct a Special Health Authority to exercise his function of appointing members of the Council under paragraph 4(1)(e).

    (2) If he does so, the 1977 Act has effect as if—

            (a)   the directions were directions of the Secretary of State under section 16D of that Act, and, accordingly,

            (b)   the function were exercisable by the Special Health Authority under section 16D.'.

   

Mr John Hutton

204

Schedule     7,     page     73,     line     16,     leave out from 'including' to 'any' in line 17.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

226

*Schedule     7,     page     73,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(2)   The power to make regulations in this paragraph shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

    (3)   A statutory instrument containing regulations under this paragraph shall not be made unless a draft has been laid and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr John Hutton

205

Schedule     7,     page     74,     line     6,     leave out 'Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3),'.

   

Mr John Hutton
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

187

Schedule     7,     page     74,     leave out lines 9 to 13.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

227

*Schedule     7,     page     74,     leave out line 16.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

228

*Schedule     7,     page     74,     line     30,     leave out 'on such conditions (if any)'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

229

*Schedule     7,     page     74,     line     32,     leave out sub-paragraph (2).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

230

*Schedule     7,     page     74,     line     37,     leave out sub-paragraph (4).

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

231

*Schedule     7,     page     74,     line     41,     leave out 'and (4)'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

232

*Schedule     7,     page     75,     line     1,     leave out sub-paragraphs (7), (8) and (9).

   

Mr John Hutton

207

Schedule     7,     page     75,     line     34,     leave out '14' and insert '15'.

   

Mr John Hutton

208

Schedule     7,     page     76,     line     7,     leave out from 'matters' to end of line 9 and insert 'concerning Northern Ireland ("transferred matters" having the meaning given by section 4(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c.47)).'.


   

Mr John Hutton

199

Clause     24,     page     29,     line     19,     leave out '(5)' and insert '(5A)'.

   

Mr John Hutton

200

Clause     24,     page     29,     line     40,     leave out from 'ended' to end of line 42.

   

Mr John Hutton

201

Clause     24,     page     30,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   The Council may not do anything in relation to the functions of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (or its Council, or an officer or committee of the Society) unless those functions are—

      (a) conferred on the Society (or its Council, or an officer or committee of the Society) by or by virtue of any provision of the Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (S.I. 1976/1213 (N.I. 22)), other than Article 3(3)(e) (the benevolent functions),

      (b) conferred as mentioned in paragraph (a) by, or by virtue of, an Order in Council under section 60 of the 1999 Act or an order under section 56 of the Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 (c. 3) (which makes provision corresponding to section 60 of the 1999 Act), or

      (c) otherwise conferred as mentioned in paragraph (a) and relate to the regulation of the profession regulated by the Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

233

*Clause     24,     page     30,     line     12,     after 'must', insert 'consult with the profession and'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

234

*Clause     24,     page     30,     leave out lines 21 to 23.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

235

*Clause     24,     page     30,     line     33,     leave out from second 'profession' to 'which' in line 34.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

236

*Clause     24,     page     30,     line     34,     leave out '(wholly or partly)'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

238

*Clause     25,     page     30,     line     37,     after 'functions', insert 'take all reasonable steps to'.

   

Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

186

Clause     25,     page     30,     line     39,     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '(2)   If, after consulting the regulatory body concerned, the Council concludes that—

      (a) it is necessary for the protection of members of the public for a regulatory body to make or amend a rule (under any power the body has to do so); and

      (b) the regulatory body has not made or amended the rule and will not do so

    the Council may if it thinks fit lay a special report before each House of Parliament.'.

 
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