Secondary navigation

Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mr George Osborne
HM Treasury
Lord Sassoon
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
Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Act 2010 c.36 23.12.2010

Latest news on the Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Act 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 16 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

This Bill is known as a "Money Bill". The House of Lords cannot amend Money Bills so committee stage, report stage and third reading are just formalities.

Summary of the Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Act 2010

This Bill gives effect to decisions made as part of the initial review of public expenditure undertaken soon after the 2010 General Election.

Three schemes introduced by the previous Labour Government – the Child Trust Fund; the Saving Gateway; and the Health in Pregnancy Grant – are deemed to be unaffordable by the Coalition Government and will be brought to a close by the provisions of the Bill.

Stay up to date

Keep up to date with the progress of Bills going through Parliament. Sign up for email alerts or use our RSS feeds.

Related information

Guide to the passage of a Bill

Find out what happens at each stage of a Public Bill’s journey through Parliament with the Passage of a Bill guide.

When does a Bill become law?

Explanation of what happens after Bills have been passed, and when laws may change.

Human rights

Do you have expertise or a special interest in human rights? The Joint Committee on Human Rights scrutinises the human rights implications of Government Bills.