Skip to main content

Language: English / Gàidhlig

Loading…

Bills and Laws

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Overview

Some people have paid private healthcare costs to have their transvaginal mesh implant removed.

This Bill would allow the Government to set up a scheme which could pay back those costs to people. This could include travel costs and hotel accommodation paid for in relation to the surgery.

The scheme could also cover other details, such as:

  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • time limits on applying

The Bill was passed on 25 January 2022 and became an Act on 03 March 2022


Contents


Stage 3 - Final changes and vote

MSPs can propose further “amendments” (changes) to the Bill. MSPs decide on each of these. Finally, they debate and vote on whether to pass the Bill.

The Bill ended Stage 3 on 25 January 2022

Debate on the proposed amendments

MSPs can propose further “amendments” (changes) to the Bill. Amendments are “selected” (chosen for debate) by the Presiding Officer. MSPs then debate and decide on the amendments.

25 January 2022

Video Thumbnail Preview PNG

Final version of the Bill

There is no Bill as Passed for the Bill as no amendments were agreed to at Stage 3. The Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2 is the final print of the Bill.

Final debate on the Bill

Once MSPs have debated and decided on the amendments, they debate whether to pass the Bill.

25 January 2022

Minutes of proceedings

Video Thumbnail Preview PNG

Final vote on the Bill

After the debate, MSPs vote on whether to pass the Bill.

25 January 2022

Video Thumbnail Preview PNG

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote Vote Passed

The Bill was passed on 25 January 2022