Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions, are
published separately as HL Bill 91—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Lord Freud has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human
Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill are
compatible with the Convention rights.