Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill (HL Bill 54)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions,
will be published as HL Bill 54—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Baroness Stedman-Scott has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of
the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill are
compatible with the Convention rights.