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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 25 June 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Pensions Bill


 

[FIRST AND SECOND SITTINGS]


 

Steve Webb

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 25

 

June) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.45 pm on Tuesday 25 June;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 27 June;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 2 July;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 4 July;

 

(e)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 9 July;

 

(f)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 11 July;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

      TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

Age UK

 
  

than 10.15 am

  
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

Trades Union Congress

 
  

than 11.00 am

  
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

Cruse Bereavement Care;

 
  

than 11.25 am

Childhood Bereavement Network

 
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

National Association of Pension

 
  

than 3.15 pm

Funds; Association of British

 
   

Insurers

 
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

The Pensions Regulator

 
  

than 3.45 pm

  
 

Tuesday 25 June

Until no later

Dr Ros Altmann; Dr Hari Mann

 
  

than 4.45 pm

  
 

Thursday 27 June

Until no later

Pensions Policy Institute;

 
  

than 12.30 pm

Confederation of British Industry;

 
   

Which?

 
 

Thursday 27 June

Until no later

The 700,000 Group

 
  

than 1.00 pm

  
 

Thursday 27 June

Until no later

Union Pension Services Limited;

 
  

than 2.45 pm

Pensions Institute

 
 

Thursday 27 June

Until no later

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

 
  

than 3.15 pm

  
 

Thursday 27 June

Until no later

Department for Work and Pensions

 
  

than 4.00 pm

  

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 June 2013            

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Pensions Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 5; Schedules 1 and 2; Clauses 6 and 7;

 

Schedules 3 and 4; Clauses 8 and 9; Schedule 5; Clauses 10 and 11; Schedule

 

6; Clause 12; Schedule 7; Clause 13; Schedule 8 and 9; Clause 14; Schedule

 

10; Clause 15; Schedule 11; Clauses 16 to 23; Schedule 12; Clause 24;

 

Schedules 13 and 14; Clauses 25 to 28; Schedule 15; Clause 29; Schedule 16;

 

Clauses 30 to 40; Schedule 17; Clauses 41 to 48; new Clauses; new

 

Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 11 July.

 


 

Steve Webb

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Steve Webb

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 June 2013            

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Pensions Bill, continued

 
 

Karen Bradley

 

That the Programming Order agreed to by the Committee on 25 June be amended to

 

permit evidence from Dr Ros Altmann and Dr Hari Mann to be heard until no later than

 

4.45 pm.

 

Agreed to

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Jane Vass, Head of Public Policy and Sally West, Strategy Adviser, Age UK;

 

Craig Berry, Pensions Policy Officer and Phil McEvoy, National Pensions Officer (GMB), TUC;

 

Debbie Kerslake, Chief Executive, Cruse Bereavement Care, and Dr Stubbs, Network Develop­

 

ment Officer, Childhood Bereavement Network;

 

Darren Phelp, Director of Policy, National Association of Pensions Funds;

 

Dr Yvonne Braun, Head of Savings, Retirement and Social Care, Association of British Insurers;

 

Bill Galvin, Chief Executive and Stephen Soper, Executive Director, Defined Benefit Regulation,

 

The Pensions Regulator;

 

Dr Ros Altmann, Dr Hari Mann.

 

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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