Welfare Reform Bill

Bill Number: Bill 13/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Social Development

The Welfare Reform Bill is a Bill to:

Make provision for universal credit and personal independence payment; to make other provision about social security; to make provision about child support maintenance and the use of jobcentres; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
First Stage 01 October 2012
Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Official Report - 1 October 2012
Second Stage 09 October 2012
Official Report - 9 October 2012
Official Report - 9 October 2012 (continued)
Committee Stage
14 February 2013
Official Report - 20 November 2012 (Establishment of Ad Hoc Committee on Conformity with Equality Requirements)
Consideration Stage To be scheduled
Notice of Amendments - 8 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 10 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 23 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 22 May 2013
Further Consideration Stage
Final Stage
Royal Assent

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