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Bill documents — Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Act 2018

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Act 2018 (c. 31) 20.12.2018


Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 122 (as introduced) | PDF version, 94KB 09.07.2018
Commons Bill 94 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 93KB 18.10.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 122 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 457KB 09.07.2018
Commons Bill 94-EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 474KB 18.10.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 138KB) 09.07.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 June 2018 | PDF version, 92KB 06.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 June 2018 | PDF version, 101KB 05.06.2018

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration in Committe: Selection 1 (PDF, 424KB) 05.06.2018

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 6 July 2018 | PDF version, 82KB 09.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 June 2018 | PDF version, 97KB 07.06.2018

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 08.06.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 16.10.2018

Human rights memoranda

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

House Human rights memorandum Date
ECHR Memorandum (PDF) 26.10.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter from Lord O'Shaughnessy to Baroness Thornton regarding issues raised during the second reading about the definition of "health and adult social care data" and demographic data (PDF, 123KB) 21.11.2018

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