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National Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Support Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Dr Richard Taylor

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 25 09 - 10 (as introduced) 03.03.2010

Latest news on the National Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Support Bill 2009-10

This Bill was presented, through the ballot procedure, to Parliament on 16 December 2009. This is known as First Reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the National Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Support Bill 2009-10

The Bill would make provision for the appointment of independent Support Officers for NHS employees who wished to make disclosures in the public interest, and specifies the functions and powers of these Support Officers. It would place a duty on NHS trusts and others to co-operate with the Support Officers, and would also amend the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 to take account of the provisions.

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