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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 1 October 2012 Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Official Report - 1 October 2012
     
Second Stage 9 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)

Committee report on the Welfare Reform Bill

     
Consideration Stage 10 and 11 February 2015

Notice of Amendments - 8 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 10 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 23 April 2013
Notice of Amendments - 22 May 2013

Notice of Withdrawal of Amendments - 2 February 2015
Notice of Amendments - 2 February 2015
Notice of Withdrawal of Amendments - 4 February 2015
Notice of Withdrawal of Amendments - 5 February 2015
Notice of Amendments - 5 February 2015

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 5 February 2015
Grouping List of Amendments - 5 February 2015

Official Report - 10 February 2015
Official Report - 11 February 2015

Bill as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum as Ameded at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

     
Further Consideration Stage 24 February 2015

Notice of Amendments - 18 February 2015

Notice of Amendments - 19 February 2015

Marshalled List of Amendments - 19 February 2015

Grouping List of Amendments - 19 February 2015

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 24 February 2015

Official Report - 24 February 2015

Bill as Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)  

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum as Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

     
Final Stage

Bill failed to pass Final Stage 26 May 2015

Official Report - 9 March 2015
     
Royal Assent    

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