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
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."
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.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||101 (+1 tell)||0||46.6%|
|Lab||0||31 (+2 tell)||14.7%|
|LDem||35 (+1 tell)||0||38.7%|