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Social security and pensions news from UK Parliament.

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Disability History Month at the House of Lords
This Disability History Month learn about the work of House of Lords members campaigning for the equal rights of the disabled community
18 November 2021
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Lords
Members consider Commons amendments. Catch up
17 November 2021
Pensions Minister and Economic Secretary to the Treasury questioned on accessing pension savings
Work and Pensions Committee examine issues raised during the inquiry so far
04 November 2021
MPs want to hear your experiences of applying for PIP and ESA
Work and Pensions Committee launches survey to hear views of people who have been applied for PIP and ESA on how assessments can be improved
04 November 2021
Lords debates Budget statement
The economy in light of the Budget under scrutiny. Find out more
02 November 2021
Benefits System in Wales: MPs turn focus to Universal Basic Income
The Welsh Affairs Committee focuses on Universal Basic Income (UBI) as its inquiry into the Benefits System in Wales continues.
28 October 2021
Lords debates social care
Members debate the challenges following the pandemic, the effects of the Health and Social Care Levy and and the government's social care plans. Catch up
15 October 2021
Lords debates tackling regional inequalities
Catch up: members debate case for a coherent, cost effective and longer-term regional strategy
15 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
Health assessments for benefits: Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry
Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry into health assessments for benefits
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
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
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