Crucial House of Lords Debate This Afternoon 3 pm on Universal Credit

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Crucial House of Lords Debate This Afternoon 3 pm on Universal Credit

UNIVERSAL CREDIT DEBATE - Members of the Lords will discuss the main principles and purpose of the Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill during second reading on Wednesday 13 September.

The Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill makes provision relating to the up-rating of certain social security benefits payable in the 2022-23 tax year.

Debate on the draft law

Members will discuss the main issues in the bill during the second reading  debate. 

Members speaking

Baroness Stedman-Scott (Conservative), Minister for Work and Pensions, will open the debate and respond on behalf of the government.

Members speaking in the debate include:

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Watch and read the debate

Watch on Parliament TV. A transcript is available in Lords Hansard from three hours after the debate. 

You can watch here, click on the image: 

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Read background on the bill in the House of Lords Library Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits)

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