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Notices of Amendments


given on


Wednesday 4 February 2009


For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:


Welfare Reform Bill Committee 1-6 and 7


Public Bill Committee


Welfare Reform 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 Wednesday 4 February (Standing Order


No. 83C):





the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 am on Tuesday


10 February) meet—



at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 10 February;



at 9.00 am on Thursday 12 February;



at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 24 February;



at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 26 February;



at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 3 March;



the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following








Tuesday 10 February

Until no later than

The Royal Association


12.15 pm

for Disability and


Rehabilitation (RADAR)


and Oldham


Metropolitan Borough




Tuesday 10 February

Unitl no later than



1.00 pm


Tuesday 10 February

Until no later than

Barnardo’s, the Child


5.30 pm

Poverty Action Group


and Gingerbread


Tuesday 10 February

Until no later than

Professor Paul Gregg


6.20 pm

(Bristol University)


Thursday 12 February

Until no later than

Department for Work and


10.25 am




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proceeding on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the


following order: Clauses 1 to 3; Schedule 1; Clauses 4 to 7; Schedule 2;


Clauses 8 and 9; Schedule 3; Clauses 10 to 19; Schedule 4; Clauses 20 to 40;


Schedule 5; Clauses 41 to 44; Schedule 6; Clauses 45 and 46; Schedule 7;


Clauses 47 to 50; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the





the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 3 March.


Mr Tony McNulty has given notice of his intention to move a Motion in the terms of


the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C(9)].


Tony McNulty


That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the


Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.


Tony McNulty


That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the


Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.



Disability living allowance: mobility component


John Robertson




To move the following Clause:—



Section 73 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4) (the


mobility component) is amended as follows.



In subsection (1), after paragraph (b) insert—



he falls within subsection (2A); or”.



In subsection (1A)(a), after “(b)”, insert “, (ba)”.



After subsection (2), insert—



A person falls within this subsection if—



he is blind; and



he satisfies such other conditions as may be prescribed.”.



In subsection (5), after “(2)(a)”, insert “or subsection (2A)(a)”.


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Welfare Reform Bill, continued



In subsection (11)(a), after “(b)”, insert “, (ba)”.’.


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