Legislative Consent: Health and Care Bill

The Health and Care Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the House of Commons on 6 July 2021.


The long title to the Bill notes that it is a Bill “to make provision about health and social care.”


The Bill is subject to the legislative consent process under Standing Order 29. This is when the consent of the Welsh Parliament is sought by the UK Government to legislate on an issue which falls  within the competence of the Senedd.


The Welsh Government laid a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the Bill before the Senedd on 1 September 2021.


The Business Committee agreed (PDF 38KB), in accordance with Standing Order 29.4(i), to invite the Health and Social Care Committee and the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to consider and report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Health and Care Bill, to the Senedd, by 4 November 2021.


Further information on the Senedd’s consideration of the LCM, including relevant correspondence, can be found under ‘Related Meetings’.

Business type: Legislative Consent

First published: 01/09/2021