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Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill

Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Before Clause 53
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("The Verification Project under section 19 of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 shall not be applied to the partners of asylum-seekers.")Requirement to state national insurance number: partners of asylum-seekers.
  
Clause 55
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 61, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  This section is subject to section 84(1A).")
 
  
Clause 57
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 67, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(2)  This section is subject to section 84(4A).")
 
  
Clause 62
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 71, line 37, leave out from ("to") to ("notwithstanding") in line 39 and insert ("incapacity benefit shall, in prescribed circumstances, be entitled to short-term incapacity benefit under subsection (1)(b) above") 
  
Clause 80
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 84, line 12, at end insert (", or under section 31(7B) of that Act if the marriage was dissolved by a decree granted in proceedings so begun.") 
  
Clause 84
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 85, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  The following provisions shall be brought into force by order of the Secretary of State at such time as average full-time female earnings shall have reached 90% of average full-time male earnings--
    (a)  section 54;
    (b)  section 55(2) so far as relates to section 39B and 39C(2) and (5) of the Contributions and Benefits Act.")
 
     Page 85, line 30, leave out ("57,") 
     Page 85, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  Section 57 shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has properly evaluated pilot schemes on work-focused interviews and published the results of such evaluation.
 
    (4B)  The evaluation under subsection (4A) shall include an assessment of the experience of those disentitled whether they be--
    (a)  employed,
    (b)  in hospital,
    (c)  in prison, or
    (d)  unemployed,
information on whether they are disentitled to all or part of their benefits, and an assessment of the means of subsistence available to them and their resultant situation.")
 
  
Schedule 12
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
     Page 145, leave out lines 18 and 19 and insert--
 
    ("25.--(1) Section 155A is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1)(a)(i), after "retirement pension" there is inserted "or shared additional pension".
 
    (3)  In subsection (2), after "retirement pension" there is inserted ", a shared additional pension".")
 
     Page 147, line 16, after ("1973") insert (", section 12A of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985")1985 c. 37.
     Page 155, line 37, at end insert ("the") 
     Page 159, line 15, at end insert ("the") 
 
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