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Welfare Reform and Work Bill

commons REASONS

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 69, the bill as first printed for the Lords.]

LORDS AMENDMENT 8

Clause 13

8

Leave out Clause 13

 

COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON

 

The Commons disagree to Lords Amendment No. 8 for the following reason—

8A

Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the

 

Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be

 

deemed sufficient.

 

LORDS NON-INSISTENCE AND AMENDMENTS IN LIEU

 

The Lords do not insist on their Amendment 8, but do propose Amendments 8B

 

and 8C in lieu—

8B

Page 14, line 24, at end insert—

 

“(8)    

Subsections (2) and (3) shall not come into force until the Secretary of State

 

has laid before both Houses of Parliament a report giving his or her

 

estimate of the impact of the provisions in those subsections on the—

 

(a)    

physical and mental health,

 

(b)    

financial situation, and

 

(c)    

ability to return to work,

 

    

of persons who would otherwise be entitled to start claiming the work-

 

related activity component of employment and support allowance.

 
 
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(9)    

Regulations bringing subsections (2) and (3) into force shall not be made

 

unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

Clause 31

8C

Page 28, line 2, at end insert “, subject to section 13(8) and (9)”

 

COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON

 

The Commons disagree with the Lords in their Amendments 8B and 8C to the Bill

 

in lieu of Lords Amendment 8 for the following reason—

8D

Because they would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and

 

the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be

 

deemed sufficient.

 

LORDS AMENDMENT 9

Clause 14

9

Leave out Clause 14

 

COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON

 

The Commons disagree to Lords Amendment No. 9 for the following reason—

9A

Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the

 

Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be

 

deemed sufficient.

 

LORDS NON-INSISTENCE AND AMENDMENTS IN LIEU

 

The Lords do not insist on their Amendment 9, but do propose Amendments 9B

 

and 9C in lieu—

9B

Page 14, line 27, at end insert—

 

“(2)    

This section shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has laid

 

before both Houses of Parliament a report giving his or her estimate of the

 

impact of the provision in this section on the—

 

(a)    

physical and mental health,

 

(b)    

financial situation, and

 

(c)    

ability to return to work,

 

    

of persons who would otherwise be entitled to start claiming the limited

 

capability for work element of universal credit.

 

(3)    

Regulations bringing this section into force shall not be made unless a draft

 

of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of,

 

each House of Parliament.”

 
 

 
 

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Clause 31

9C

Page 28, line 2, at end insert “and subject to section 14(2) and (3)”

 

COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON

 

The Commons disagree with the Lords in their Amendments 9B and 9C to the Bill

 

in lieu of Lords Amendment 9 for the following reason—

9D

Because they would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and

 

the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be

 

deemed sufficient.

 
 

 
 

 

COMMONS REASONS

 

2nd March 2016

 
 

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