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Saving Gateway Accounts Act 2009

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Alistair Darling
HM Treasury
Lord Myners
HM Treasury

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Saving Gateway Accounts Act 2009 c.8 | PDF version, 1MB 02.07.2009

Latest news on the Saving Gateway Accounts Act 2009

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 2 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament.

Summary of the Saving Gateway Accounts Act 2009

This short Bill establishes a Government-subsidised savings scheme for people of working age on low incomes and in receipt of specified benefits. The scheme is voluntary and eligibility is on an individual basis.  The Saving Gateway has been trialled in several regions of the UK; the Bill establishes a scheme for the whole country.

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