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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 25th May 2004

STANDING COMMITTEE D


AGE-RELATED PAYMENTS BILL

RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Thursday 20th May (Sessional Order C relating to Programming):

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Age-Related Payments Bill, in addition to its first meeting on Tuesday 25th May at 9.25 a.m., the Standing Committee shall meet on Tuesday 25th May at 2.30 p.m.;

    (2)   consideration of the Bill by the Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 25th May;

    (3)   it be a recommendation of the Standing Committee that proceedings on consideration and Third Reading should (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion three hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration or, if earlier, at the moment of interruption.

Malcolm Wicks has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Sessional Order C (9) relating to Programming].


   

Steve Webb
Paul Holmes

10

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     6,     leave out from 'attains' to end and insert 'was born on or before 31st March 1935.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     6,     leave out '70' and insert '60'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

9

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     6,     leave out 'relevant week' and insert '31st March 2005'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

2

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     18,     at end insert 'and'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

3

Clause     2,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out from 'credit' to end of line 20.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

4

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     12,     leave out paragraph (a).


   

Steve Webb
Paul Holmes

11

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State shall send information about claiming council tax benefit to every person to whom he makes a payment.'.

   

Steve Webb
Paul Holmes

12

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     36,     leave out subsection (b).

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

5

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     36,     leave out '31st March' and insert '30th June'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

6

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     42,     leave out from 'Britain' to end.

   

Steve Webb
Paul Holmes

13

Clause     5,     page     4,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(6)   The Secretary of State will take steps to ensure that a person who needs to make a claim under sections 2 or 3 is informed about his entitlement to the payment, and will encourage him to make a claim under subsection (3).'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

7

Clause     7,     page     4,     line     15,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Steve Webb
Paul Holmes

14

Page     4,     line     14,     leave out Clause 7.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr George Osborne
Mr Peter Atkinson
Gregory Barker

8

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     17,     leave out subsection (2).


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [12th MAY 2004]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Age-Related Payments Bill:

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 27th May 2004.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

Programming Committee

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Programming of proceedings

    7.   All other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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