Lords starts detailed check of Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill
12 October 2021
Members of the Lords began detailed examination of the Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill in committee stage on Monday 11 October.
The Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill aims to address discrimination in public service pension schemes and ensure access to high quality defined benefit schemes on a fair and equal basis.
Line by line examination
Committee stage is the first chance to check the bill in detail and make changes.
Members speaking discussed changes on a wide range of subjects. For example pension scheme regulations and voluntary contributions.
Watch and read the debate
Explore further information
Read background on the bill in the Lords Library Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill briefing.
Report stage, an opportunity to closely scrutinise elements of the bill and make changes, is yet to be scheduled.
What's happened so far
Second reading: Tuesday 7 September
Members discussed key areas of the bill during the second reading, including rising longevity of the population and increasing the pension age, differential treatment of judges and the Cost Control Mechanism.
Image: copyright House of Lords 2021 / photography by Roger Harris