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Superannuation Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Francis Maude
Cabinet Office
Lord Wallace of Saltaire

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
Superannuation Act 2010 c.37 23.12.2010

Latest news on the Superannuation Act 2010

Following consideration of Lords amendments in the Commons the Bill has returned to the Lords. Both Houses have agreed on the text of the Bill and it received Royal Assent on 16 December 2010. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Superannuation Act 2010

Clause 1 of this Bill would cap compensation payable under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme at a maximum of 12 months’ pay for compulsory redundancy and 15 months’ for voluntary exits. Clause 2 provides for clause 1 to expire after 12 months, unless repealed, extended or revived using order-making powers.

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government has invited the civil service unions to negotiate a “sustainable and practical long term successor scheme”.

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