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This note provides a summary of the key amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill made during the House of Lords Committee and Report stages, and an account of debates on other clauses where the House divided. This note also provides information on calls for the release of the Department of Health’s “risk registers” on the health reforms, and links to briefings on earlier stages of the Bill’s parliamentary scrutiny.


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