Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Explanatory Notes

Annex A - Territorial extent and application

Provision

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Extends to E & W and applies to England?

Extends to E & W and applies to Wales?

Legislative Consent Motion required?

Extends to Scotland?

Legislative Consent Motion required?

Extends to Northern Ireland?

Legislative Consent Motion required?

1 Full Employment: reporting obligations

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

2 Apprenticeships reporting obligation

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

3 Support for troubled families: reporting obligation

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

4 Workless households and educational attainment: reporting obligations

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

5 Social mobility commission

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

6 Other amendments to Child Poverty Act

Yes

Yes - in part

No

Yes - in part

No

Yes - in part

No

7 Benefit cap

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

8 Review of benefit cap

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

9 freeze of certain social security benefits for four tax years

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No - social security benefits

Yes - Child Benefit

No

10 freeze of certain tax credit amounts for four tax years

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

11 Changes to child tax credit

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

12 Changes to child element of universal credit

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

13 Employment and support allowance: work-related activity component

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

14 Universal credit: limited capability for work element

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

15 Universal Credit: Work-related requirements

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

17-20 Loans for mortgage interest

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

19-22 Social housing rents

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Prepared 16th July 2015