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Income and poverty news from UK Parliament.

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Lords examines Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill at third reading
Lords completes final stage of scrutiny. Catch up
15 September 2021
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Lords debates private members’ bills
Members discuss elderly social care, organ tourism and environment education. Catch up
19 July 2021
Lords debates private members’ bills
Members discuss wellbeing, whistleblowing and cheating services for students. Learn more
28 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss human rights sanctions, housing developments on flood plains, Official Development Assistance and the Child Maintenance Service. Learn more
25 June 2021
Detailed check of Professional Qualifications Bill continues
Members press the government on the purpose and drafting of the bill. Find out more
23 June 2021
Lords debates levelling up of opportunities for children
Members debate the education and health of children of the UK affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Catch up
18 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
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Lords debates building an inclusive society after COVID-19
Members debate steps that national and local government will need to take to achieve an inclusive society in the UK. Find out more
15 April 2021
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Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Work and Pensions Committee to question academics and charities
Work and Pensions Committee hears from academics and charities
13 April 2021
New Report: Government has gathered momentum to act on food security, but must now find 'impetus'
Reaction to the pandemic has demonstrated the Government's ability to address insecurity, and should set a precedent, say EFRA Committee
07 April 2021
Lords debates housing
Members discuss the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy in a debate put forward by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Learn more
25 March 2021
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