Welfare Reform and Work Bill (HC Bill 51)
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions, are
published separately as Bill 51—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a)
of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill are compatible with
the Convention rights.
Loans for mortgage interest
Social housing rents