Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Committee (and remaining stages) — 25 Mar 2013 at 24:54

Lord Prescott was absent

Amendment 3 not moved.

Clause 1 agreed.

Clause 2 : Report

Amendment 4

Moved by Lord McKenzie of Luton

4: Clause 2, page 3, line 34, at end insert-

"( ) A report under subsection (1) will include, but not be limited to, information on the following-

(a) the number of penalties imposed, the type of failure for which they were imposed and the duration of such penalties;

(b) the number of demands for reconsideration and the number of subsequent appeals;

(c) the effectiveness of the appeals process;

(d) the number of penalties imposed upon claimants in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance;

(e) whether sanctions originate from a Work Programme Provider or JobCentre Plus;

(f) the extent to which claimants understand the reasons for penalties being imposed upon them;

(g) the extent to which sanctions are being promoted and whether targets are being applied in relation to penalties;

(h) the support available for claimants upon whom a penalty has been imposed, and what additional support such claimants are seeking;

(i) how penalties are being applied to those with a mental health or other fluctuating health condition;

(j) the effectiveness of the hardship and mitigation provisions;

(k) the effectiveness of sanctions in changing claimant behaviour; and

(l) the application of the public sector equality duty."

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con101 (+1 tell) 046.6%
Lab0 31 (+2 tell)14.7%
LDem35 (+1 tell) 038.7%
Non-affiliated0 13.4%
UUP1 033.3%
Total:137 3230.5%

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