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Health (Wales) Bill


AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE


 

After Clause 1

 

THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
THE LORD LUKE

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Membership of Community Health Councils
  After section 20 of the National Health Service 1977 (c. 49) insert—
    "20BMembership of Community Health Councils
      The membership of Community Health Councils shall be constituted as follows—
    (a)  at least one member of the Council shall be appointed by each local authority of which the area or part of it is included in the Council's district, and at least half of the members of the Council consist of persons appointed by those local authorities;
    (b)  at least one third of the members shall be appointed in a prescribed manner by bodies (other than public or local authorities) of which the activities are carried on otherwise than for profit;
    (c)  the other members of the Council shall be appointed by such bodies, and in such manner and after such consultations as may be prescribed; and
    (d)  no member of the Council shall also be a member of a Health Authority, a Local Health Board, a Strategic Health Authority, a Primary Care Trust or an NHS trust.""

 
 
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