National Health Service Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 13 July, 2016 | 13.07.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 24.03.2017
|HC Bill 51 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 171KB||28.10.2016|
Latest news on the National Health Service Bill 2016-17
This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 24 March 2017.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 13 July 2016 under the Ten Minute Rule procedure. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Margaret Greenwood.
Summary of the National Health Service Bill 2016-17A Bill to re-establish the Secretary of State’s legal duty as to the National Health Service in England and to make provision about the other duties of the Secretary of State in that regard; to make provision about the administration and accountability of the National Health Service in England; to repeal section 1 of the National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997, sections 38 and 39 of the Immigration Act 2014 and Part 9 of the Health and Social Care Information Act 2012; to make provision about the application of international law in relation to health services in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.
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