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Report Stage Proceedings: 13 June 2011                  

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Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

Not called  32

 

Page  52,  line  19  [Clause  68],  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

After subsection (7) insert—

 

“(7A)    

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 person has provided the relevant authority with

 

such certificates, documents, information or evidence as are sufficient to

 

satisfy the authority that the person is disabled and is living in a property

 

specially adapted or particularly suited to meet the needs of that

 

person.”’.

 

Jenny Willott

 

Ian Swales

 

Mr Alan Reid

 

Not selected  71

 

Page  52,  line  19  [Clause  68],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

Regulations under subsection (3) are to be made by statutory instrument.

 

(5)    

A statutory instrument containing (whether alone or with other provisions) the

 

first regulations under subsection (3) may not be made unless a draft of the

 

instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of

 

Parliament.’.

 

Jenny Willott

 

Ian Swales

 

Not called  72

 

Page  52,  line  19  [Clause  68],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report on the impact of

 

subsection (3) within 12 months of the coming into force of that subsection.’.

 

Bill to be further considered tomorrow.


 
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