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“The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission”.

 

      (2)  

In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act

 

1975 (bodies of which all members are disqualified)—

 

(a)    

the entry relating to the Child Poverty Commission is repealed;

 

(b)    

at the appropriate place there is inserted—

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“The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission”.

 

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In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (other public

 

bodies and offices: general)—

 

(a)    

the entry relating to the Child Poverty Commission is repealed;

 

(b)    

at the appropriate place there is inserted—

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“The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission”.’.

 

As Amendments to Chris Grayling’s proposed New Schedule (Social Mobility and

 

Child Poverty Commission) (NS1):—

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

(a)

 

Line  42,  leave out ‘recent’ and insert ‘effective’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

(b)

 

Line  67,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

A Minister of the Crown must have regard to the desirability of securing that the

 

Commission (taken as a whole) has experience in or knowledge of—

 

(a)    

the formulation, implementation and evaluation of policy relating to

 

child poverty and social mobility;

 

(b)    

research in connection with child poverty and social mobility;

 

(c)    

work with children and families experiencing poverty.’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

(c)

 

Line  67,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

Before appointing a member under subsection (1)(e) a Minister of the Crown

 

must consult—

 

(a)    

the chair, the deputy chair, and

 

(b)    

the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers and the relevant Northern

 

Ireland Department.’.


 
 

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Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

(d)

 

Line  97,  at end insert—

 

‘8A(1)  

The Commission may at any time request the Minister of the Crown to carry

 

out, or commission others to carry out, such research on behalf of the

 

Commission for the purpose of the carrying out of the Commission’s functions

 

as the Commission may specify in the request.

 

      (2)  

If the Minister of the Crown decides not to comply with the request, the

 

Minister of the Crown must notify the Commission of the reasons for the

 

decision.’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Stephen Timms

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Margaret Curran

 

(e)

 

Line  139,  leave out sub-paragraph (2).

 


 

Chris Grayling

 

Maria Miller

 

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Title,  line  4,  after ‘jobcentres;’ insert ‘to establish the Social Mobility and Child Poverty

 

Commission;’.

 

 

Order of the House [9 march 2011]

 

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 24 May 2011.

 

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.


 
 

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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.

 

 

ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [22 March 2011], AS AMENDED [31 MARCH

 

2011 and 17 may 2011]

 

That—

 

(1)  

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

 

22 March) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 22 March;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 24 March;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 29 March;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 31 March;

 

(e)  

at 9.00 am and 1.30 pm on Tuesday 5 April;

 

(f)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 26 April;

 

(g)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 28 April;

 

(h)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 3 May;

 

(i)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 10 May;

 

(j)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 12 May;

 

(k)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 17 May;

 

(l)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 19 May;

 

(m)  

at 9.30 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 24 May;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

Policy Exchange; Centre for

 
  

12 noon

Social Justice; Institute for

 
   

Fiscal Studies; Professor Roy

 
   

Sainsbury (University of

 
   

York); Reform

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

Joseph Rowntree Foundation;

 
  

1.00 pm

Centre for Economic and

 
   

Social Inclusion; Oxfam;

 
   

Personal Independence

 
   

Payment Objective

 
   

Assessment Development

 
   

Group (and Equality 2025);

 
   

Mind

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

Anne Spaight, former Chair of

 
  

4.45 pm

Disability Living Allowance

 
   

Advisory Board; Essex

 
   

Coalition of Disabled People

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

People First; National Centre

 
  

5.15 pm

for Independent Living

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

MacMillan; Scope;

 
  

6.15 pm

Community Links; TUC

 
 

Tuesday 22 March

Until no later than

Low Incomes Tax Reform

 
  

6.45 pm

Group; Citizen’s Advice

 
   

Bureau

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Social Security Advisory

 
  

9.30 am

Committee

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Carers UK

 
  

9.50 am

  
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Professor Paul Gregg (Bristol

 
  

10.10 am

University)

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Child Poverty Action Group;

 
  

2.00 pm

Gingerbread; Fatherhood

 
   

Institute; Working Families

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Women’s Budget Group;

 
  

2.45 pm

Centre for Separated Families;

 
   

Family Action

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Local Government

 
  

3.15 pm

Association; London Councils

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Shelter; National Housing

 
  

4.15 pm

Federation; National

 
   

Landlords Association; Crisis

 
 

Thursday 24 March

Until no later than

Department for Work and

 
  

5.00 pm

Pensions

 

 
 

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(3)  

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

 

following order; Clauses 1 to 31; Schedule 1; Clause 32; Schedule 2; Clauses

 

33 and 34; Schedule 3; Clause 35; Schedule 4; Clause 36; Schedule 5; Clause

 

37; Schedule 6; Clauses 38 to 48; Schedule 7; Clauses 49 to 69; Schedule 8;

 

Clauses 70 to 88; Schedule 9; Clauses 89 and 90; Schedule 10; Clauses 91 to

 

99; Schedule 11; Clause 100; Schedule 12; Clauses 101 to 133; Schedule 13;

 

Clauses 134 to 137; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on

 

the Bill;

 

(4)  

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

 

conclusion at 6.00 pm on Tuesday 24 May.

 


 
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