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Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill

Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 11
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Social Security and Child Support Commissioner shall each year report to Parliament its number of appeals which have been completed within 6, 12, 18 months or more of their being lodged.")Report on number of appeals completed.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Social Security and Child Support Commissioner shall publish each year all their key decisions.")Publication of key decisions.
  
Clause 63
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     Leave out Clause 63 
  
Clause 64
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     Leave out Clause 64 
  
Clause 65
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     Leave out Clause 65 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     Leave out Clause 66 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     Leave out Clause 67 
  
After Clause 67
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("PAYMENT OF BENEFIt 
     .  In section 5(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992, at the end of paragraph (i) there is inserted ", but the regulations may not require automated credit transfer to be the only manner of paying a benefit.".")Manner of payment of benefit not restricted to automated credit transfer.
  
After Clause 72
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Regulations 3, 4 and 5 of the Housing Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1996 (the "amending regulations") are hereby revoked, and in consequence thereof Regulations 10, 11 and 12A of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987 shall have effect as if the amendments contained in the amending regulations had not been made.")Benefits payable to certain single claimants under the age of 25.
  
After Clause 74
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("PART IIIA 
 PENSIONS AND BENEFITS: MINIMUM LEVEL OF INCOMe 
     .  When determining the level of social security pensions and benefits the Secretary of State shall have regard to the minimum level of income necessary to maintain good health and cover essential needs.")Level of pensions and benefits.
  
Clause 87
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Page 96, line 22, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  But no order may be made to appoint a day for sections 63 to 67 to come into force nationwide until pilot studies have reported the conviction rate among those so disentitled to benefit, the means of subsistence available to those so disentitled and to their families, and the incidence of homelessness and serious illness among those so disentitled, and compared them with those of a control group not so disentitled; and when such information is available, an order appointing a day for those sections to come into force nationwide shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.")
 
 
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