Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — 10 Nov 2003 at 15:25

Schedule 3 [Transfer of staff]:

[Amendment No. 232 not moved.]

Clause 26 [Sections 23 to 25: supplementary]:

moved Amendment No. 233:

Page 11, line 20, leave out subsections (3) and (4).

On Question, amendment agreed to.

[Amendment No. 234 not moved.]

Clause 27 [Mergers]:

moved Amendments Nos. 235 to 239:

Page 12, line 16, leave out "he" and insert "the regulator".
Page 12, line 20, leave out from beginning to "will" in line 21 and insert "the applicant has taken steps to secure that (taken as a whole) the actual membership of any public constituency, and (if there is one) of the patients' constituency".
Page 12, line 25, leave out "he" and insert "the regulator".
Page 12, line 25, at end insert-

"( ) In deciding whether it is satisfied as to the matters referred to in subsection (5)(c), the regulator is to consider (among other things)-

(a) any report or recommendation in respect of either of the applicants made by the Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection,

(b) the financial position of the applicants." Page 12, line 26, leave out from beginning to "the" in line 27 and insert-

"( ) The applicants must consult about the application in accordance with regulations.

( ) In the course of the consultation the applicants must seek the views of-

(a) any Patients' Forum for an applicant,

(b) the staff employed by the applicants,

(c) individuals who live in any area specified in the proposed constitution as the area for a public constituency,

(d) any local authority that would be authorised by the proposed constitution to appoint a member of the board of governors,

(e) if the proposed constitution provides for a patients' constituency, individuals who would be able apply to become members of that constituency,

(f) any persons prescribed by regulations.

( )" Page 12, line 28, leave out "he" and insert "it".

On Question, amendments agreed to.

[Amendment No. 240 not moved.]

Clause 28 [Section 27: supplementary]:

moved Amendment No. 241:

Page 13, line 2, leave out subsection (4).

On Question, amendment agreed to.

[Amendment No. 242 not moved.]

Clause 29 [Co-operation between NHS bodies]:

[Amendment No. 243 not moved.]

Clause 30 [Public involvement and consultation]:

[Amendment No. 244 not moved.]

Clause 31 [Patients' Forums]:

moved Amendment No. 245:

Page 13, line 21, at end insert-

"( ) In section 15 (establishment of Patients Forums), after subsection (2) there is inserted-

"(1A) The Secretary of State shall also establish a Patients' Forum for each NHS foundation trust, unless a resolution of the board of governors of the trust under section 18A has had effect.

(1B) In relation to a Patients' Forum established by virtue of subsection (1A) references in this Part to the trust, or NHS trust, for which it is established shall be read as references to the NHS foundation trust.""

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 245) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 106; Not-Contents, 127.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.0%
Con81 (+1 tell) 138.8%
Crossbench11 1112.9%
Independent Socialist0 1100.0%
Lab1 89 (+2 tell)47.7%
LDem32 (+1 tell) 051.6%
Total:125 10334.7%

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Lord Lucas Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Jeger Labno

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