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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 37
 
  
BY THE BARONESS CASTLE OF BLACKBURN
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The weekly rate of the basic retirement pension shall be increased in April each year in line with--
    (a)  the percentage increase in the general level of earnings during the preceding year; or
    (b)  the percentage increase in the retail prices index during the preceding year;
whichever is the greater.")
Increase of basic retirement pension.
  
Clause 50
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 52, line 3, at end insert ("or
    (c)  the Authority has made an order under section 11")
 
  
Schedule 5
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 119, line 29, leave out (""other benefits" there shall be inserted") and insert (""payment of " there shall be inserted "all of his pension or other benefits") 
  
After Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
 
     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 shall ensure that payment of benefits may continue to be made in cash from post offices.".")Payments of benefits in cash from post offices.
 
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