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Incomes and poverty news from UK Parliament.

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Lords examines Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill
Government accepts amendment on use of 'mother or expectant mother' in the bill
26 February 2021
Welfare in Scotland: Committee to question Social service providers on accessing social security and experience of poverty
Questions will focus on poverty reduction measures, the £20 uplift in Universal Credit and joint UK-Scotland working on social security
08 February 2021
HMRC has not made enough progress on the Loan Charge
The Finance Bill Sub-Committee has written a letter to the Government on the follow-up inquiry into the Loan Charge.
22 January 2021
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Lords debates Spending Review
Members discuss Chancellor's statement on 25 November
04 December 2020
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Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
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Report on Universal Credit will publish this Friday
The Economic Affairs Committee report on Universal Credit will publish on Friday 31 July
27 July 2020
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Lords debates economic lessons of Covid-19
Members consider measures to repair UK economy
05 June 2020
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Lords Oral Questions to government on 2 June
Universal Credit and TV Licence on the agenda
01 June 2020
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Will Universal Credit change in light of Covid-19?
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on Tuesday 2 June at 3.00pm
29 May 2020
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Rishi Sunak on the economy and lessons learnt from the Covid-19 crisis
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence from the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 19 May 3.00pm
15 May 2020
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Lords debates food supply and security
Availability of provisions during Covid-19 pandemic on agenda
15 May 2020
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Lords debates increasing income equality and sustainability
Impact of current health crisis under spotlight
07 May 2020
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Lords discusses support for those living in poverty
Members debate impact of Covid-19
01 May 2020
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