Welfare Reform Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

Clause 11

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

 

Page 5, line 21, at end insert—

“(3A) In the case of alleged under-occupancy regulations may provide—

(a) in the case of a disabled person, relocation shall not be required nor shall benefit be reduced, where adaptation has occurred and local services are provided, in order to deal with the disability;

(b) in the case of a person capable of work-related activity, reduction of benefit or relocation shall not be proposed unless suitable employment is available within easy access of alternative accommodation.

(3B) Relocations may only proceed on the basis of agreement with the claimants concerned.”

Clause 15

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

 

Page 7, line 13, at end insert “but a claimant unable to comply with the requirement to attend for interview may provide evidence to the effect from a health care professional as defined by section 16 (6)”

Clause 24

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

 

Page 11, line 34, leave out “for a period of 13 weeks” and insert “while the threat of domestic violence exists”

Clause 46

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

 

Page 24, line 33, at end insert—

“(2A) Sanctions may not be applied under subsection (2)(a) in cases where the employee disputes that dismissal was fair and has instituted proceedings accordingly.”

Clause 68

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

 

Page 53, line 25, at end insert—

“(3A) These provisions are subject to the provisions relating to under-occupancy in section 11(3A)”

Prepared 6th December 2011