Legislative Consent: Medical Innovation Bill

The Medical Innovation Bill, a private Member’s Bill introduced by Lord Saatchi.  Its stated purpose is to encourage responsible innovation in medical treatment. The provisions in the Bill will apply in relation to Wales.


The Welsh Government tabled a Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the Medical Innovation Bill (PDF, 772KB) on 10 December 2014.  The Health and Social Care Committee consulted on the Legislative Consent Memorandum between 16 December 2014 and 9 January 2015.


The Legislative Consent Memorandum was referred to the Health and Social Care Committee by the Business Committee on 13 January 2015 with a reporting deadline of 29 January 2015.




The Committee held a consultation to gather evidence on this topic.


The Committee’s report

The Committee reported (PDF, 420KB) in January 2015.


The Legislative Consent Motion was debated in Plenary on 3 February 2015

The Minister for Health and Social Services issued a Written Statement on 31 March 2015 on the response from the UK Government to the vote on the Legislative Consent Motion.

Business type: Legislative Consent

Status: Complete

First published: 17/12/2014