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Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Mhairi Black

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 24.02.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 11 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 91KB 29.11.2016

Latest news on the Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill 2016-17

This Bill is expected to resume its second reading debate on Friday 24 January 2017.

The second reading debate was adjourned on Friday 2 December 2016.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on Wednesday 29 June 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Mhairi Black.

Summary of the Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to require assessment of a benefit claimant’s circumstances before the implementation of sanctions; and for connected purposes.

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