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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 10 November 2009

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

Welfare Reform Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Welfare Reform Bill

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 2

 

Secretary Yvette Cooper

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

Secretary Yvette Cooper

 

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

 

(a)

 

Page  12,  line  45,  at end insert the following new Clause:—

 

         

‘Parliamentary procedure: regulations imposing work-related activity

 

requirements on lone parents of children under 7

 

(1)    

This section applies to regulations made under any relevant provision which

 

impose a requirement on any lone parent of a child under the age of 7 to undertake

 

work-related activity (within the meaning of the regulations).

 

(2)    

In subsection (1) “relevant provision” means—

 

(a)    

section 2D(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992,

 

(b)    

section 18B of the Jobseekers Act 1995, or

 

(c)    

section 13 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007.

 

(3)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations to which this section applies

 

(whether alone or with other provision) may not be made at any time during the

 

period of 5 years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed unless a draft

 

of the statutory instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of,

 

each House of Parliament.

 

(4)    

If subsection (3) applies to any regulations, any provision of an Act under which

 

a statutory instrument containing the regulations would be subject to annulment

 

in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament does not apply.’.


 
 

Consideration of Lords Amendments: 10 November 2009        

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Welfare Reform Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Yvette Cooper

 

To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—

 

(b)

 

Page  51,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘section [Parliamentary procedure: regulations imposing work-related

 

activity requirements on lone parents of children under 7];’.

 

 

 

Order of the House [27 January 2009]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Welfare Reform Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 3 March 2009.

 

3.    

The Public Bill 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.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 


 
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