Liability for NHS Charges (Treatment of Industrial Disease) (Scotland) Bill

 

About the Bill

The Liability for NHS Charges (Treatment of Industrial Disease) (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on the 9 March 2020 by Stuart McMillan MSP.  The Bill was referred to the Health and Sport Committee on 18 March 2020.

The Bill would amend the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 to include industrial diseases within its scope. 

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Liability for NHS Charges (Treatment of Industrial Disease) (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1

The Committee's current timetable for consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 is:  

Date  Evidence session 
3 November 2020  Expert witnesses
10 November 2020  Scottish Government and Member in charge

Evidence

The Committee published a call for views to support their scrutiny at Stage 1 which ran from 12 August 2020 to 30 September 2020.

Please use this link to view the responses sent in through Citizen Space.

Correspondence

Following our evidence session on 3 November 2020, Alan Rogerson, Chair, Forum of Scottish Claims Managers, provided supplementary evidence as requested by the Committee:

Following our evidence session on 10 November, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing wrote to the Convener regarding the position of the Department of Work and Pensions Cost Recovery Unit on the Bill. 

 
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