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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 15 September 2015

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Welfare Reform and Work Bill


 

[Third and Fourth Sittings]


 

Angus Robertson

 

Mike Weir

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Natalie McGarry

 

Mhairi Black

 

Ian Blackford

 

Hannah Bardell

 

Corri Wilson

 

Negatived on division  22

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  leave out “Parliament” and insert “the House of

 

Commons, the Scottish Parliament, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the National

 

Assembly for Wales”

 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Negatived on division  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out from “and” to end of subsection and insert “for

 

the purposes of this report “full employment” is defined as 80% of the working age

 

population.”

 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Negatived on division  2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

In this report the Secretary of State must also set out the progress that has been

 

made toward halving the disability employment gap.”


 
 

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Welfare Reform and Work Bill, continued

 
 

Angus Robertson

 

Mike Weir

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Natalie McGarry

 

Mhairi Black

 

Ian Blackford

 

Hannah Bardell

 

Corri Wilson

 

Negatived on division  23

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State will appear before a Committee in each of the Scottish

 

Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly and the National Assembly for Wales to

 

answer questions about the report.”

 

Hannah Bardell

 

Corri Wilson

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Negatived on division  106

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The report in subsection (1) must include information about:

 

(a)    

the job quality of new jobs created, as set out in section [Definition of job

 

quality] of this Act;

 

(b)    

the distribution of the quality of jobs by occupation, industry, sector and

 

region; and

 

(c)    

the distribution of the quality of jobs by sex, race, disability and age.”

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mike Weir

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Natalie McGarry

 

Mhairi Black

 

Ian Blackford

 

Hannah Bardell

 

Corri Wilson

 

Negatived on division  24

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  leave out subsection (2)

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Withdrawn  75

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

information about the uptake of apprenticeships broken down by region,

 

gender, age, ethnicity, disability, sector, qualification and level,

 

(ab)    

a report by the UK Commission on Employment and Skills on the quality

 

of apprenticeship being provided, and”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 15 September 2015      

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Welfare Reform and Work Bill, continued

 
 

Neil Coyle

 

Not called  102

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

information about the number of people with special educational needs and

 

disabilities entering into apprenticeships; and

 

(ab)    

information about the number of people with Education Health and Care plans

 

entering into apprenticeships.”

 

Jess Phillips

 

Withdrawn  99

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  5,  at end insert “and that 20,000 of these apprenticeships are

 

taken up by children and young persons leaving care.”

 

Neil Coyle

 

Not called  103

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  5,  at end insert “and that a specified proportion of the three

 

million apprenticeships are entered into by people with special educational needs or

 

disabilities.

 

(2A)    

For the purpose of subsection (2) the Secretary of State shall, by regulation,

 

specify the proportion of apprenticeships that must be entered into by people with

 

special educational needs or disabilities for the target to be met.

 

(2B)    

The Secretary of State must lay before Parliament in each reporting period a

 

report setting out how they plan to meet the apprenticeship target as it relates to

 

people with special educational needs or disabilities.”

 

Jess Phillips

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“(5)    

In this section “children and young persons leaving care” has the same meaning

 

as in the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Withdrawn  4

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

The matters by which the progress made by a household that receives relevant

 

support shall be measured under subsection (1)(b) include whether a member of

 

the household is in employment.”

 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

A report prepared under this section must include information about the number

 

of households receiving support where a member of the household, who had not


 
 

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Welfare Reform and Work Bill, continued

 
 

previously been in employment during the last 12 month, has entered

 

employment.”

 

Stephen Timms

 

Kate Green

 

Chris Leslie

 

Withdrawn  6

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

A report prepared under this section must include information about the total

 

value of expenditure directed at supporting relevant households by—

 

(a)    

local government,

 

(b)    

central government, and

 

(c)    

government agencies.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30am


 

 

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