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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 27 January 2009

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Welfare Reform Bill

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  after ‘Regulations’, insert ‘which shall be published

 

before this Act comes into effect’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  after ‘regulations’, insert ‘to be agreed by Parliament

 

before this Act comes into force’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out paragraphs (e) and (f).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

4

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(8A)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Secretary of State

 

under subsection (8) shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been

 

laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 27 January 2009                  

2

 

Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

5

 

Clause  2,  page  4,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(A1)    

This section does not apply in the case of a single parent with a child under seven

 

years of age.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

6

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  12,  leave out paragraph (e).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

7

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Minister under

 

subsection (4) shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid

 

before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

8

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Minister under

 

subsection (5) shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid

 

before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

9

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  38,  leave out subsection (7).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

10

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  49,  at end insert ‘, including activity which enables the

 

person to improve his or her skills for work.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

11

 

Clause  2,  page  6,  line  12,  leave out ‘in prescribed circumstances’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 27 January 2009                  

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Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

12

 

Clause  2,  page  7,  line  10,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

13

 

Clause  2,  page  8,  leave out lines 27 to 30.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

14

 

Clause  3,  page  10,  line  24,  leave out subsections (2) and (3).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

15

 

Clause  7,  page  13,  line  37,  leave out subsection (9) and insert—

 

‘(9)    

A statutory instrument containing an order under this section shall not be made

 

unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before Parliament and approved by

 

a resolution of each House.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

16

 

Clause  13,  page  17,  leave out line 38.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

17

 

Clause  13,  page  18,  line  38,  at end insert ‘which shall include the number and value

 

of the loans made by each lender, the total amount of interest paid to the lender in respect

 

of them and the total value of loans repaid.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

18

 

Clause  16,  page  21,  line  7,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

 

(a)    

the Secretary of State shall prepare an Annual report on the operation of

 

the arrangements relating to the community care grants and shall include

 

in that report details of the number and value of the community care

 

grants awarded,

 

(b)    

a copy of every such report shall be laid before each House of

 

Parliament.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 27 January 2009                  

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Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

19

 

Clause  19,  page  25,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(10A)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Secretary of State

 

under subsections (6), (7), (8), (9) or (10) shall not be made unless a draft of the

 

instrument has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each

 

House.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

20

 

Clause  21,  page  31,  line  10,  at end add—

 

‘(3A)    

Within six months of the expiry of the specified period referred to in subsection

 

(1), the Secretary of State shall lay before each House of Parliament a report on

 

the operation of the state pension credit pilot schemes established under these

 

provisions.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

21

 

Clause  23,  page  33,  leave out lines 11 to 13.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

22

 

Schedule  1,  page  66,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

‘23A      

A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Minister under Part

 

1 of Schedule 1 shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid

 

before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

23

 

Clause  28,  page  36,  line  37,  leave out ‘aged 18 or over’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

24

 

Clause  29,  page  37,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

the provision of care services and community care for P.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

25

 

Clause  29,  page  37,  line  20,  leave out subsections (5) and (6).


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 27 January 2009                  

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Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

26

 

Clause  31,  page  38,  line  23,  after ‘person’, insert ‘, including a person with a

 

disability caused by mental health problems,’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

27

 

Clause  31,  page  38,  line  23,  leave out ‘in prescribed circumstances’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

28

 

Clause  32,  page  39,  line  44,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

29

 

Clause  32,  page  39,  line  48,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Direct payments legislation must include a prescription for any providing

 

authority to take account of potential long term and multi-agency savings when

 

considering what represents an unreasonable cost under subsection (3).’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

30

 

Clause  34,  page  41,  line  15,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

31

 

Clause  34,  page  41,  line  20,  leave out subsection (6).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

32

 

Clause  35,  page  41,  line  37,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

33

 

Clause  40,  page  43,  line  39,  leave out subsection (7).


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 27 January 2009                  

6

 

Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

34

 

Clause  40,  page  44,  line  10,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

35

 

Clause  40,  page  47,  line  4,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

36

 

Schedule  6,  page  91,  line  42,  leave out paragraph (d).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

37

 

Schedule  6,  page  91,  line  46,  leave out ‘reason’ and insert ‘reasonable grounds’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Mr John Baron

 

38

 

Schedule  6,  page  94,  line  19,  leave out subsection (3).

 


 
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