Welfare Reform Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Fourth Marshalled List]

Clause 38

BARONESS GARDNER OF PARKES

 

Page 17, line 32, at end insert—

“(6A) Regulations under this section must provide that, for a claimant to be treated as not having limited capability for work, the claimant must be able to—

(a) reliably perform their work on a sustainable basis, for at least 26 weeks, without requiring excessive leave or absences;

(b) work in open unsupported employment without requiring excessive support to perform their work.

(6B) For the purposes of regulations made under this section—

“work” means work—

(a) that is for at least 16 hours per week on wages that are at or above the relevant minimum wage; and

(b) that exists in the United Kingdom;

“excessive support” means more than what is usually considered to be reasonable adjustments or normal supervision (or both).”

Clause 78

BARONESS GARDNER OF PARKES

 

Page 57, line 9, after “consultation” insert “except persons exempted under section 78(4)(d)”

 

Page 57, line 10, at end insert—

(d) exempting certain categories of people from any requirement made under Section 78(4)(c) to participate in such a consultation, where sufficient medical and other expert evidence from a relevant care professional is available to determine the questions set out in subsections (1) and (2).”

Prepared 14th October 2011