Welfare Reform Bill

THIRD
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Order of 5th December 2011, as follows—

Schedule 3
Clause 34
Schedule 4
Clause 35
Schedule 5
Clause 36
Schedule 6
Clauses 37 to 48
Schedule 7
Clauses 49 to 69
Schedule 8
Clauses 70 to 89
Schedule 9
Clauses 90 and 91
Schedule 10
Clauses 92 to 100
Schedule 11
Clause 101
Schedule 12
Clauses 102 to 140
Schedule 13
Clause 141
Schedule 14
Clauses 142 to 145

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Schedule 3

LORD FREUD

33

Page 126, line 3, leave out “and (2)” and insert “(2), (2A), (3) and (4)”

34

Page 126, line 3, at end insert—

“( ) section 1B(1) (as inserted by section (Further entitlement after time-limiting) of this Act;”

Clause 40

BARONESS HOLLINS

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

34A

Page 18, line 10, at end insert—

““Capital” means all categories of holdings which have a clear monetary value, other than any payments made as criminal injuries compensation;”

Clause 44

THE EARL OF LISTOWEL

35

Page 22, line 13, at end insert—

“( ) A claimant shall not be invited to accept a claimant commitment by an employment officer unless the employment officer has taken steps to ensure, and is satisfied, that the claimant will have the necessary type and level of personalised support, and access to localised support, to enable them to comply with the claimant commitment and to obtain employment, or to undertake work or work related activity.”

Clause 46

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

36

Page 24, line 33, at end insert—

“(2A) Sanctions may not be applied under subsection (2)(a) in cases where the employee disputes that dismissal was fair and has instituted proceedings accordingly.”

Clause 51

THE EARL OF LISTOWEL

BARONESS MEACHER

36A

Page 36, line 31, after “2007” insert “, and subject to section 52,”

LORD FREUD

37

Page 36, line 33, at end insert “by virtue of the first and second conditions set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1”

LORD PATEL

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

BARONESS HOLLINS

38

Page 36, line 34, leave out “365 days” and insert “a prescribed number of days which must be at least 730”

LORD PATEL

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

38A*

Page 36, line 36, at end insert “except—

(a) where a person is receiving treatment for cancer when entitlement shall continue for so long as the person has (or is treated as having) limited capacity for work; or

(b) the person has (or is treated as having) limited capacity for work as a consequence of a cancer diagnosis.”

LORD FREUD

39

Page 37, line 4, at end insert—

“(2A) The period for which a person is entitled to a contributory allowance by virtue of the third condition set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 (youth) shall not exceed 365 days.”

LORD PATEL

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

[As an amendment to Amendment 397]

39A*

Line 4, leave out “365 days” and insert “a prescribed number of days which must be at least 730”

LORD FREUD

40

Page 37, line 5, after “(1)” insert “or (2A)”

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

40A

Page 37, line 13, at end insert—

“(d) does not include any days in which a claim in respect to ESA is in the assessment phase.”

LORD PATEL

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

40B

Page 37, leave out lines 14 to 17 and insert—

“(d) any days occurring before the coming into force of this section.”

LORD FREUD

41

Page 37, line 14, after “(1)” insert “or (2A)”

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

41A

Page 37, line 17, at end insert—

“(5) The period of days referred to in subsection (1) shall restart following any period in which a person is a member of the support group.”

LORD PATEL

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

42

Page 37, line 22, at end insert—

“( ) Where a person has, within the previous 5 years of the date of the claim, ceased to be entitled to a contributory employment and support allowance by virtue of section 1A(1) of the Welfare Reform Act 2007 and—

(a) has limited capability for work-related activity, and

(b) since he or she last ceased to be entitled to a contributory employment support allowance, has had limited capability for work for the purposes of Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act,

they shall be entitled to the contributory allowance.”

After Clause 51

LORD FREUD

BARONESS MEACHER

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

43

Insert the following new Clause—

“Further entitlement after time-limiting

(1) After section 1A of the Welfare Reform Act 2007 (as inserted by section 51 above) there is inserted—

“1B Further entitlement after time-limiting

(1) Where a person’s entitlement to a contributory allowance has ceased as a result of section 1A(1) or (2A) but—

(a) the person has not at any subsequent time ceased to have (or to be treated as having) limited capability for work,

(b) the person satisfies the basic conditions, and

(c) the person has (or is treated as having) limited capability for work-related activity,

the claimant is entitled to an employment and support allowance by virtue of this section.

(2) An employment and support allowance entitlement to which is based on this section is to be regarded as a contributory allowance for the purposes of this Part.”

(2) In section 1 of that Act (employment and support allowance), in the definition of “contributory allowance” in subsection (7), after “subsection (2)(a)” there is inserted “(and see section 1B(2))”.”

Clause 52

44

[Retabled as Amendment 45A]

LORD PATEL

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF

45

Leave out Clause 52

LORD FREUD

45A

Leave out Clause 52 and insert the following new Clause—

“Condition relating to youth

In section 1 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007 (employment and support allowance), after subsection (3) there is inserted—

“(3A) After the coming into force of this subsection no claim may be made for an employment and support allowance by virtue of the third condition set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 (youth).””

THE EARL OF LISTOWEL

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

BARONESS MEACHER

46

Leave out Clause 52 and insert the following new Clause—

“Condition relating to youth

In paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 to the Welfare Reform Act 2007 (condition relating to youth), after sub-paragraph (1)(d) insert—

“(e) after the assessment phase has ended, the claimant has limited capacity for work-related activity.””

Clause 56

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

47

Page 41, line 46, at end insert—

“(e) the claimant is receiving specified treatment for cancer, is recovering from that treatment or is likely to receive such treatment within 6 months”

Clause 68

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

48

Page 53, line 25, at end insert—

“(7) These provisions are subject to the provisions relating to under-occupancy in section 11(3A) of the Welfare Reform Act 2011.”

LORD BEST

49

Page 53, line 25, at end insert—

“(4) After subsection (7) insert—

“( ) In relation to a dwelling of which the landlord is a local housing authority or a registered provider of social housing, regulations under this section shall not permit the AMHB to be less than the actual amount of the liability in a case where a household has no more than one spare bedroom.””

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

[As an amendment to Amendment 49]

49A

Line 4, after “housing” insert “, and no suitable alternative accommodation (as defined in regulations to be made under this section, and provided by any such provider) is available”

Clause 69

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

LORD KIRKWOOD OF KIRKHOPE

50

Page 54, line 8, at end insert “providing those amounts are ring-fenced for the purpose set out in that Act”

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

50ZA

Page 54, line 8, at end insert—

“( ) Where amounts are re-allocated to local authorities as described in subsection (5), the Secretary of State must publish the following information annually for five years following the first re-allocation—

(a) the amount of money which has been re-allocated from the Consolidated Fund in each local authority; and

(b) an annual report accounting for the expenditure of these amounts in each local authority area.”

50ZB

Page 54, line 8, at end insert—

“( ) Where amounts are re-allocated to local authorities in accordance with subsection (5), the Secretary of State shall first publish local connection eligibility rules, which must provide that persons falling into the following categories are not made ineligible for support on the basis of any test of local residence or local connections—

(a) people fleeing domestic violence;

(b) young people leaving local authority care;

(c) people who are homeless, or they have been homeless within the last 12 months; or

(d) people leaving institutional or residential care, including hospital, prison or young offenders’ institution.”

BARONESS MEACHER

50ZC

Page 54, line 19, at end insert—

“( ) This section shall not take effect until migration of relevant existing benefits to universal credit as prescribed in Schedule 8 is complete.”

Clause 74

BARONESS DRAKE

50ZD

Page 55, line 23, at end insert “after having regard to the provisions of section 15(6)(b) and (d)”

Clause 76

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

50ZE

Page 56, line 8, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

50ZF

Page 56, line 10, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

50ZG

Page 56, line 15, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 77

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

50ZH

Page 56, line 21, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

50ZJ

Page 56, line 25, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

Clause 78

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

50ZK

Page 57, line 6, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

50ZL

Page 57, line 12, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

Clause 79

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

50ZM

Page 57, line 35, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

50ZN

Page 57, line 37, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

50ZP

Page 57, line 39, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

50ZQ

Page 57, line 41, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

LORD TOUHIG

BARONESS HEALY OF PRIMROSE HILL

LORD WIGLEY

50A

Page 58, line 6, at end insert—

“(d) must provide that a suitable person, as defined under regulations, may attend the consultation alongside the claimant in order to assist the claimant in comprehending the meaning of the assessor’s questions, in completing the consultation effectively, and in explaining the needs resulting from claimant’s condition, where the claimant is unable to do so independently;

(e) must provide that claimants are informed of their right to be accompanied to the consultation by a suitable person as defined in paragraph (a).”

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

50AA

Page 58, line 6, at end insert—

“( ) must provide for a minimum one year trial period for the assessment process to be implemented on new applicants and a formal independent review of the trial period before the assessment process is used to transfer existing DLA recipients;

( ) must provide for disabled people’s organisations to be involved in the assessment process; and

( ) must provide for people with significant costs of living as a result of an impairment or health condition or both, who are unlikely to experience a change in any or all of the health conditioning impairment or costs of living over a five year period, to not undergo more than five yearly assessments.”

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

50AB

Page 58, line 6, at end insert—

“(d) shall not take into account aids, appliances or adaptations used by the person.”

LORD ADDINGTON

LORD TOUHIG

BARONESS HEALY OF PRIMROSE HILL

LORD WIGLEY

50B

Page 58, line 6, at end insert—

“( ) The regulations must provide that—

(a) persons approved by the Secretary of State to undertake assessments have specific training in all mental, intellectual and cognitive disorders;

(b) training should make specific reference to the circumstances in which an assessor should request additional advice and support from a person or persons designated as having specific expertise in mental, intellectual and cognitive disorders, as defined in the regulations;

(c) persons approved by the Secretary of State to undertake assessments will have access to advice from a person or persons designated as having specific expertise in the mental, intellectual and cognitive disorders, as defined in the regulations.”

LORD TOUHIG

BARONESS HEALY OF PRIMROSE HILL

LORD WIGLEY

50C

Page 58, line 11, after “consultation” insert “except persons exempted under subsection (4)(d)”

50D

Page 58, line 14, at end insert—

“(d) exempting certain categories of people from any requirement made under section 79(4)(c) to participate in such a consultation, where sufficient medical and other expert evidence from a relevant care professional is available to determine the questions set out in subsections (1) and (2).”

Clause 80

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

BARONESS WILKINS

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

51

Page 58, line 30, leave out “6” and insert “3”

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

51A

Page 58, line 33, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

BARONESS WILKINS

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

52

Page 58, line 34, leave out “6” and insert “9”

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

52A

Page 58, line 37, after “condition” insert “and the social, practical and environmental barriers they face as a disabled person living with that condition”

BARONESS THOMAS OF WINCHESTER

BARONESS WILKINS

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

53

Page 58, line 46, leave out “6 months” means the 6” and insert “3 months” means the 3”

54

Page 59, line 1, leave out “6 months” means the 6” and insert “9 months” means the 9”

Clause 81

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

54A

Page 59, line 14, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

54B

Page 59, line 25, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 82

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

54C

Page 59, line 34, at end insert “other than by virtue of an award made before the person reaches the relevant age”

After Clause 83

BARONESS HOLLINS

54D*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Carer’s allowance

In section 70 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (invalid care allowance), for subsection (2) substitute—

“(2) In this section, “severely disabled person” means a person in respect of whom there is payable either—

(a) an attendance allowance;

(b) a disability living allowance by virtue of entitlement to the care component at the middle or higher rate; or

(c) a personal independence payment by virtue of entitlement to a rate of the daily living component which will be prescribed in regulations, or such other payment out of public funds on account of his need for attendance as may be prescribed.””

54E*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Carer’s allowance (No. 2)

In section 70 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (invalid care allowance), for subsection (2) substitute—

“(2) In this section, “severely disabled person” means a person in respect of whom there is payable either—

(a) an attendance allowance;

(b) a disability living allowance by virtue of entitlement to the care component at the middle or higher rate; or

(c) a personal independence payment by virtue of entitlement to the daily living component at the standard or enhanced rate or such other payment out of public funds on account of his need for attendance as may be prescribed.””

Clause 84

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

54F

Page 60, line 17, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

54G

Page 60, line 21, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 85

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

54H

Page 61, line 3, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 86

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

54J

Page 61, line 8, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

54K

Page 61, line 11, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

LORD RIX

55

Page 61, line 14, leave out subsection (3) and insert—

“( ) Regulations will prescribe what considerations must be taken into account in deciding whether a fixed term award would be appropriate.”

56

Page 61, line 15, at end insert—

“( ) Regulations must provide that a fixed term award would not be deemed appropriate where sufficient medical or other expert evidence from a relevant care professional indicates that a claimant has a lifelong condition or disability of a degenerative nature that means that the claimant is likely to continue to meet the requirements of section 76(1) or section 78(1) (or both), as appropriate, indefinitely.”

Schedule 9

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

56A

Page 137, line 9, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56B

Page 137, line 14, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56C

Page 137, line 20, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56D

Page 137, line 28, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56E

Page 137, line 32, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56F

Page 138, line 2, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56G

Page 138, line 6, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56H

Page 138, line 9, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56J

Page 138, line 11, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56K

Page 138, line 14, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56L

Page 138, line 18, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56M

Page 139, line 2, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56N

Page 139, line 6, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56P

Page 139, line 9, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56Q

Page 139, line 12, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56R

Page 139, line 16, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56S

Page 139, line 20, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56T

Page 139, line 25, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56U

Page 139, line 28, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56V

Page 140, line 9, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56W

Page 140, line 13, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56X

Page 140, line 17, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56Y

Page 140, line 20, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56Z

Page 140, line 26, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZA

Page 140, line 32, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZB

Page 140, line 35, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZC

Page 141, line 2, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZD

Page 141, line 12, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZE

Page 141, line 27, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZF

Page 141, line 36, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZG

Page 141, line 41, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZH

Page 142, line 3, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZJ

Page 142, line 9, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 91

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

56ZK

Page 62, line 17, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Schedule 10

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

56ZL

Page 142, line 21, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZM

Page 142, line 26, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZN

Page 142, line 28, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZP

Page 142, line 32, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZQ

Page 142, line 35, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZR

Page 143, line 6, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZS

Page 143, line 11, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZT

Page 143, line 13, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZU

Page 143, line 15, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZV

Page 143, line 19, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZW

Page 143, line 21, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZX

Page 143, line 29, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

56ZY

Page 143, line 42, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 92

LORD PATEL

BARONESS FINLAY OF LLANDAFF

57

Page 62, line 32, at end insert “including those aged 16 to 24”

58

Page 62, line 40, at end insert “and those aged 16 to 24”

Clause 93

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

58A

Page 63, line 11, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

58B

Page 63, line 14, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 94

BARONESS DONAGHY

58C

Page 63, line 22, at end insert “except for industrial injuries benefit awards”

THE LORD BISHOP OF RIPON AND LEEDS

59

Page 63, line 25, after “benefits” insert “with the exclusion of child benefit”

LORD BEST

60

Page 64, line 5, at end insert—

“( ) Regulations under this section shall provide that the benefit cap shall not be applied for the first 26 weeks from the date on which the claimant’s total entitlement to welfare benefits exceeds the relevant amount.”

BARONESS HOLLINS

60A*

Page 64, line 5, at end insert—

“( ) Regulations under this section must not impose a benefit cap to the welfare benefits of claimants with entitlement to carer’s allowance or additional amounts within universal credit for claimants with regular and substantial caring responsibilities.”

LORD BEST

61

Page 64, line 6, at end insert—

“( ) Regulations under this section must provide for an exemption from the application of the benefit cap for individuals or couples owed a duty to be provided with interim or temporary accommodation under section 188, 190, 193 or 200 of the Housing Act 1996.”

After Clause 99

LORD RAMSBOTHAM

62

Insert the following new Clause—

“Benefits payments to prisoners

(1) Regulations shall provide that a person undergoing imprisonment or detention in legal custody who, at the time that imprisonment or custody commences, is in receipt of any of the qualifying benefits, shall be assessed, during his time in imprisonment or custody, for eligibility for those benefits at the time of his release from imprisonment or custody.

(2) For the purposes of this section, the qualifying benefits are—

(a) universal credit;

(b) jobseeker’s allowance;

(c) employment and support allowance;

(d) income support;

(e) personal independence payment, to the extent provided for in regulations made under section 84 (prisoners) above; and

(f) any other benefits provided for in regulations made under this section.

(3) Regulations made under this section shall provide that the assessment required under subsection (1) shall commence as soon as a person is received into imprisonment or custody.

(4) Regulations shall in particular provide that a person appointed by the Secretary of State shall record, at the time a person is received into imprisonment or custody, details of any qualifying benefits which are in payment at that time, together with any personal information needed to establish the person’s identity, including but not limited to their national insurance number.

(5) An assessment of eligibility under subsection (1) shall be completed in such time as to ensure that the person assessed receives payment of any benefits for which he is assessed as being eligible no later than one week after his release from imprisonment or custody.

(6) Regulations under this section shall be made by the Secretary of State and shall be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.”

After Clause 113

LORD RAMSBOTHAM

62A

Insert the following new Clause—

“Guidelines to be followed by officials of jobcentres and local authorities when imposing sanctions, penalties or overpayments

(1) The Secretary of State shall issue guidelines applying to claimants which must, when imposing sanctions or penalties, be followed by officials of jobcentres and local authorities.

(2) When drafting the guidelines referred to in subsection (1) the Secretary of State will have regard to guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council covering the determination of fines.

(3) Officials of jobcentres and local authorities shall take into account all the relevant factors and circumstances of welfare claimants before deciding to impose any sanction or any penalty and before deciding to recover any overpayment.

(4) It shall be the duty of the decision makers in jobcentres or local authorities to give reasons for any decision in any case where any sanction or penalty is imposed upon a welfare claimant and where any decision is made that an overpayment is recoverable.”

Schedule 14

LORD FREUD

63

Page 165, line 19, at end insert “and “that Part of””

64

Page 165, line 23, at end insert—

“( ) in subsection (3A), “Part 1 of”;”

65

Page 165, line 29, leave out “and (2)” and insert “(in both places), (2) and (2A)”

66

Page 165, line 29, at end insert—

“Section 1B(2).”

67

Page 166, line 51, at end insert—

“Section (Further entitlement after time-limiting)(2).”

Clause 143

BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON

BARONESS WILKINS

68

Page 108, line 3, leave out “personal independence payment” and insert “personal disability costs payment”

Clause 144

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

69

Page 108, line 41, at end insert—

“(2A) Section 57 (entitlement of lone parents to income support etc) will come into force no earlier than 1 April 2013, and not before the implementation of universal credit.”

Prepared 10th January 2012