Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

110 Section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998 requires the Minister in charge of a Bill in either House of Parliament to make a statement about the compatibility of the provisions of the Bill with the Convention rights (as defined in section 1 of that Act).

111 In the opinion of the Minister for Work and Pensions (Lords), Baroness Buscombe, the provisions of the Bill are compatible with the Convention rights and she has made a statement to that effect.


Prepared 22nd June 2017