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S.C.A.Standing Committee Proceedings: 31st October 2006          



Welfare Reform Bill, continued


Earnings disregard level


Mr David Ruffley


Mr Tim Boswell


Mr Jeremy Hunt


Negatived on division  nc13


To move the following Clause:—



The Secretary of State may make regulations that the level of earnings disregard


for claimants of Employment and Support Allowance shall be set at a level that


he shall by determine.



In determining the level of earnings disregard under subsection (1) the Secretary


of State shall have regard to labour market conditions including the National


Minimum Wage as defined under section 1 of the National Minimum Wage Act


1998 (c. 39).’.



Part-time work and employment and support allowance


Mr Jeremy Hunt


Withdrawn  nc14


To move the following Clause:—


‘The Secretary of State shall be required to introduce a pilot to assess the impact


of permitting a claimant who is a member of the support group to continue to


receive a fixed proportion of their employment and support allowance in


circumstances where their part-time work exceeds the maximum permitted





Danny Alexander


Mr David Laws


Withdrawn  257


Clause  27,  page  19,  line  15,  at end insert ‘and those categories of tenants to whom


it applies’.


[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.10 a.m.

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