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Social security and pensions news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates tackling regional inequalities
Catch up: members debate case for a coherent, cost effective and longer-term regional strategy
15 October 2021
Lords discuss on Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill
Members consider the main purpose and key areas of the bill. Catch up
14 October 2021
Lords starts detailed check of Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill
Members discuss pension scheme regulations and voluntary contributions  as line by line examination starts. Find out more
12 October 2021
Health assessments for benefits inquiry call for evidence in multiple formats
The call for evidence for the Work and Pensions Committee's Health assessments for benefits inquiry in multiple formats
27 September 2021
Government urged to publish research into disabled people’s experiences of benefits system
The Work and Pensions Committee publishes an exchange of correspondence with the Secretary of State
23 September 2021
Committee to question Pensions Regulator, FCA and MaPS
Committee to question Pensions Regulator, FCA and MaPS
20 September 2021
A row of houses
Lords examines Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill at third reading
Lords completes final stage of scrutiny. Catch up
15 September 2021
Committee to question DWP ministers on temporary increase to Universal Credit
Welfare Delivery Minister Will Quince and Employment Minister Mims Davies are to face questions from the Work and Pensions Committee on the Government’s decision to end the temporary £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit
14 September 2021
House of Lords chamber
Lords debates private members’ bills
Members discuss elderly social care, organ tourism and environment education. Catch up
19 July 2021
Evidence session: pension stewardship and COP26
The Work and Pensions Committee holds the first oral evidence session in the inquiry
28 June 2021
Lords debates UK social care
Members discuss UK social care provision and the role of carers. Find out 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
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