Apr 25th, 2014
Hospital Closure Clause: briefing for Lords
By Rachel Oliver
Baroness Finlay, a well-respected crossbench peer and doctor, has proposed an amendment to “clause 119” of the Care Bill. If enough Lords support her amendment, then it could be enough to stop Jeremy Hunt’s dangerous hospital closure clause from becoming law.
Earlier this week, 38 Degrees members chipped in enough money to fund a briefing which every Lord will receive. They’ll also be invited to a meeting where Baroness Finlay, along with legal experts, which will make the case for the amendment.
You can read the full briefing here: Download File