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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Social security and pensions

Social security and pensions news from UK Parliament.

Total results 270 (page 2 of 18)
Baroness Penn speaks in the House of Lords chamber
Lords debates Spring Budget
Members discuss economic situation following Chancellor of the Exchequer's statement. Catch up
17 March 2023
MPs to examine future of Defined Benefit pension schemes
Committee launches an inquiry that will review Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes
16 March 2023
The cost of living and financial support for disabled people
The cost of living and financial support for disabled people
10 March 2023
A busy House of Lords chamber looking towards the throne
2022 in the House of Lords
Catch up on a packed year in the Lords with 5,244 changes to 100 bills, plus questions and debates in over 3,350 hours of business.
19 December 2022
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House of Lords Podcast: adult social care, and children and families
This month we speak to two members who have been leading investigations into improving adult social care and how the government has incompletely implemented the Children and Families Act.
08 December 2022
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State pension to be debated by MPs
State pension to be debated by MPs
07 December 2022
Work and Pensions Committee examines Defined Benefit pension schemes with Liability Driven Investment (LDIs)
Work and Pensions Committee examines Defined Benefit pension schemes with Liability Driven Investment (LDIs)
21 November 2022
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National Audit Office questioned on effectiveness of the Child Maintenance System
01 November 2022
Work and Pensions Committee to question Social Security Advisory Committee on moving people to Universal Credit – Wednesday 12th October at 9.15am
Work and Pensions Committee to question Social Security Advisory Committee on moving people to Universal Credit – Wednesday 12th October at 9.15am
07 October 2022
Public services workforce at “breaking point”
The Public Services Committee publishes its report “Fit for the Future? Rethinking the public services workforce
19 July 2022
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Lords conclude check of Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill
Members discuss progress of bill as Lords stages conclude. Find out more
23 June 2022
Work and Pensions Committee to examine auto-enrolment pension contributions and pensions for gig-economy and self-employed workers
MPs are expected to examine whether the UK’s pension system is still fit for purpose
14 June 2022
Work and Pensions Committee to question Pensions Regulator, FCA, MaPS and former pensions ministers
Committee to question former pensions ministers and representatives from the Pensions Regulator, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Money and Pensions Service (MaPS)
06 June 2022
Lords debates Queen's Speech
Lords debates content of the Queen's Speech following the State Opening of Parliament. Catch up
19 May 2022
Universal Credit and managed migration: Work and Pensions Committee to question charities and policy specialists
MPs will take evidence on the process of moving people claiming benefits onto Universal Credit
16 May 2022
Total results 270 (page 2 of 18)