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Westminster Hall debate: Under-occupancy Penalty

Posted on 23 Feb 2016

Jo Stevens (Cardiff Central) (Lab): I beg to move, That this House has considered the regional effects of the under-occupancy penalty. It is a pleasure to serve under your ...Read More Read More

MPs debate amendments made by the House of Lords to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Posted on 23 Feb 2016

Priti Patel: The Bill is a vital part of the Government’s reforms that are moving this country to a high wage, low tax, low welfare economy. It is fundamental ...Read More Read More

House of Commons Library briefing paper: Fuel Poverty

Posted on 19 Feb 2016

This briefing paper provides an overview of how fuel poverty is defined and measured and current policy initiatives designed to counter it. The term ‘fuel poverty’ is used to ...Read More Read More

Lords Select Committee: Short-sighted Government housing policy will not meet objectives

Posted on 19 Feb 2016

The House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee today asserts the importance of delivering a better built environment and criticises current government policy as unlikely to meet ...Read More Read More

Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015-16: Lords amendments on child poverty and ESA

Posted on 18 Feb 2016

The Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015-16 had its Third Reading in the House of Lords on 9 February, and the Commons is due to consider Lords amendments on ...Read More Read More

Infrastructure Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments – in the House of Lords at 4:05 pm on 9th February 2015

Posted on 17 Feb 2015

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green  6:30 pm, 9th February 2015 My Lords, I thank everyone who took part in the debate, even those who did not agree with me. There were ...Read More Read More

Topical Questions Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 10th February 2015

Posted on 17 Feb 2015

Nicholas Clegg The Deputy Prime Minister It is—how can I put this politely?—brave of Labour to select jobs as the subject of its Oppositionday debate. It is the party that crashed ...Read More Read More

Introduction of a Maximum Wage — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] – in Westminster Hall at 2:30 pm on 10th February 2015

Posted on 17 Feb 2015

Iain Wright Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills)  3:00 pm, 10th February 2015 May I begin by saying how good it is to see you in the Chair, Mr Streeter? I ...Read More Read More

Welfare Assistance Schemes — Question for Short Debate – in the House of Lords at 7:30 pm on 10th February 2015

Posted on 17 Feb 2015

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Conservative  8:12 pm, 10th February 2015 My Lords, first, I join other noble Lords in thanking the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Truro for securing this ...Read More Read More

Compulsory Jobs Guarantee Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:57 pm on 11th February 2015.

Posted on 17 Feb 2015

Kate Green Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)  4:10 pm, 11th February 2015 This has been a good debate and I thank all hon. and right hon. Members for their contributions. Our ...Read More Read More