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Amended Motion by Lord Owen on the Health and Social Care Bill

The following motion on the Health and Social Care Bill has been tabled by Lord Owen replacing the earlier motion tabled last week.

It arises from a long discussion which Lord Owen and Lord Hennessy had with Earl Howe, representatives from the Department of Health and Chief Parliamentary Counsel, on Wednesday and further discussions which took place this afternoon with Earl Howe and Lord Strathclyde.…

Way With Words Speech: Coalition

Speech by Lord Owen at the `Way With Words’ Festival

Dartington, Sunday 10 July 2011


The present Coalition Government that emerged after a few days negotiation owed almost everything to the openness and generosity of the speech that David Cameron made on the Friday once he realised he had lost the General Election.  It was the surprising nature of his words that made it possible for Liberal Democrats …

Health and Social Care Bill


Lord Owen continues campaign against present Health and Social Care Bill

26 May 2011

Following on from my paper “Fatally Flawed” I thought it might be of interest to readers to upload three papers prepared by Peter Roderick, a public interest lawyer. The first, NHS duty, summary, is a summary of his legal analysis, the second,  NHS duty, statutory provisions, covers the present legal situation covering the …