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Thursday 23rd November 2006

      For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:
      1789-98 and 1799-1801 of session 2005-06

Welfare Reform Bill Committee


Social Security Advisory Committee consultation

John Robertson

NC15

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘In section 173 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (cases in which consultation is not required) subsection (5) ceases to have effect.’.

Local Housing Allowance: transitional arrangements

Danny Alexander
Mr David Laws

NC16

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘Regulations may make provision for those in receipt of Housing Benefit to be entitled to claim Local Housing Allowance from the coming into force of this Act.’.

Overpayment of benefits

Danny Alexander
Mr David Laws

NC17

    To move the following Clause:—

       

      (1) For the purposes of section 75(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 any amount of housing benefit paid in excess of entitlement may not be recovered if the overpayment was the fault of the Secretary of State.

       

      (2) For the purposes of section 76(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 any excess benefit may not be recovered if the payment of excess benefit was the fault of the Secretary of State.’.


 
 
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