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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015-16

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016.

Committee members and staff

Chairs: Mr Gary Streeter and Albert Owen

Clerks: Marek Kubala, Ben Williams

Committee Membership:


Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate: 11th sitting | PDF version, 142KB 20.10.2015
Committee Debate: 10th sitting | PDF version, 181KB 15.10.2015
Committee Debate: 9th sitting | PDF version, 120KB 15.10.2015
Committee Debate: 8th sitting | PDF version, 212KB 13.10.2015
Committee Debate: 7th sitting | PDF version, 139KB 13.10.2015
Committee Debate: 6th sitting | PDF version, 232KB 17.09.2015
Committee Debate: 5th sitting | PDF version, 128KB 17.09.2015
Committee Debate: 4th sitting | PDF version, 204KB 15.09.2015
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting | PDF version, 176KB 15.09.2015
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting | PDF version, 216KB 10.09.2015
Committee Debate: 1st sitting | PDF version, 118KB 10.09.2015

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence Date
Written Evidence: Consolidated pdf version (PDF, 4MB) 04.11.2015
Written Evidence: Bournemouth Churches Housing Association (BCHA) (WRW75) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: DisabledViewUk (WRW76) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Framework Housing Association (WRW77) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Sovereign Housing (WRW78) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Camden Council (WRW79) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Your Housing Group, Devonshires Business Advisory Services (DBAS) (WRW80) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Citizens Advice Scotland (WRW81) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Liverpool City Council (WRW82) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: The Children's Society - further submission (WRW83) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Cllr Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Co-operatives and Housing, Plymouth CityCouncil (WRW84) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Equality and Human Rights Commission (WRW85) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence: Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) (WRW86) 20.10.2015
Written Evidence - ENABLE Scotland (WRW65) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Plymouth City Council Cabinet Advisory Group on Child Poverty (WRW66) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (WRW67) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Southampton City Council (WRW68) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Gingerbread (WRW69) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - UNISON (WRW70) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - David Hall (WRW71) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Disability Rights UK (WRW73) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Knowsley Council (WRW74) 16.10.2015
Written Evidence - Interlink Foundation, Agudas Israel of Great Britain and the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (WRW44) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - End Child Poverty Coalition (WRW45) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Chartered Institute of Housing (WRW46) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Gipton Supported Independent Living (GIPSIL) (WRW47) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Chwarae Teg (WRW48) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Oxfam (WRW49) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Remploy (WRW50) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Money Advice Trust (WRW51) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - PCS Union (WRW52) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - The Almshouse Association (WRW53) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Equity (WRW54) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Radian (WRW55) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Council of Mortgage Lenders (WRW56) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Harry Warner (WRW57) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Trades Union Congress (WRW58) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Emma Hauxwell (WRW59) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Capsticks LLP (WRW60) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Kinship Care Alliance (WRW61) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Wigan Council, and Wigan and Leigh Homes (WRW62) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Cllr Gary Porter, Chair, LGA (WRW63) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Parkinsons' UK (WRW64) 14.10.2015
Written Evidence - Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (WRW34) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - Shelter (WRW35) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence -Barnardo’s (WRW36) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - Action for Children (WRW37) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - Inclusion London (WRW38) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - RNIB (WRW39) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - The Children's Society (WRW40) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - Association of Retained Council Housing (WRW41) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - 4Children (WRW42) 18.09.2015
Written Evidence - The Riverside Group Ltd (Riverside) (WRW24) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - TPAS (WRW25) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - Carers UK (WRW26) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - National Autistic Society (WRW27) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - The Abbeyfield Society (WRW28) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - StepChange (WRW29) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - Motor Neurone Disease Association (WRW30) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - Le Personne Benevolent Trust (WRW31) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - St Mungo’s Broadway (WRW32) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - Residential Landlords Association (WRW33) 16.09.2015
Written Evidence - Homeless Link (WRW01) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Taxpayers Against Poverty (WRW02) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Elina Rigler (WRW03) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Disability Benefits Consortium (WRW04) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Manchester and Warrington Area Quaker Meeting Social Justice Group (WRW05) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Local Government Association (WRW06) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - NAT (National AIDS Trust) and HIV Scotland (WRW07) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K) (WRW08) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Melissa Ball (WRW09) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Macmillan Cancer Support (WRW10) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Leonard Cheshire Disability (WRW11) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Timewise Foundation (WRW12) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Association of Colleges (WRW13) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Professor Jonathan Bradshaw (WRW14) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Joseph Rowntree Foundation (WRW15) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Action for M.E. (WRW16) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Mencap (WRW17) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Quakers in Britain (WRW18) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Scope (WRW19) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Unite (WRW20) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Crisis (WRW21) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - Centre for Mental Health, Hafal, the Mental Health Foundation, Mind, Rethink Mental Illness, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Scottish Association for Mental Health (WRW22) 11.09.2015
Written Evidence - National Housing Federation (WRW23) 11.09.2015

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