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Pension Schemes Act

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2014-15

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Pension Schemes Act 2015 c.8
9 March 2015
Commons

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

Bill 166 2014-15, Lords Amendments to the Bill
6 February 2015
Commons
28 January 2015
Lords
HL Bill 79 2014-15, as amended in Committee
13 January 2015
Lords
HL Bill 63 2014-15, as brought from the Commons
27 November 2014
Lords
Bill 114 2014-15, as amended in Public Bill Committee
5 November 2014
Commons
26 June 2014
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in committee
5 November 2014
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading
5 February 2015
Lords
4 February 2015
Lords
29 January 2015
Lords
Amendment to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List]
27 January 2015
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
24 January 2015
Lords
23 January 2015
Lords
22 January 2015
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]
10 January 2015
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
9 January 2015
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List]
7 January 2015
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
6 January 2015
Lords
23 December 2014
Lords
20 December 2014
Lords
19 December 2014
Lords
18 December 2014
Lords
Consideration of Bill as at 25 November 2014
25 November 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 21 November 2014
24 November 2014
Commons
Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 21 November 2014
21 November 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 19 November 2014
20 November 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 November 2014
4 November 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 October 2014
30 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 October 2014
28 October 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 23 October 2014
24 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 October 2014
23 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 October 2014
21 October 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 17 October 2014
20 October 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 14 October 2014
15 October 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 11 September 2014
12 September 2014
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals PS 10
24 October 2014
Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Consideration of Lords Amendments
24 February 2015
Commons
Consideration on Report
24 November 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3
3 November 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
30 October 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
28 October 2014
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 24 February 2015
25 February 2015
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 25 November 2014
26 November 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 November 2014
5 November 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 October 2014
31 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 October 2014
29 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 October 2014
24 October 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 October 2014
22 October 2014
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on House of Commons Stages
21 November 2014
Commons
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
21 August 2014
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Pension Schemes Bill evidence programme announced
17 October 2014
Commons
Have your say on the Pension Schemes Bill
3 September 2014
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Consolidated PDF Version
7 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Investment Management Association PS 16
6 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: NASUWT PS 17
6 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Professional Financial Advisers - supplementary PS 18
6 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: First Actuarial LLP PS 14
5 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries PS 15
5 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Bernard H Casey PS 13
5 November 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Partnership Assurance Group plc (Partnership) PS 12
31 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Mercer PS 01
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: TUC PS 02
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Society of Pension Professionals PS 03
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Equity Release Council PS 04
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: John Greenwood PS 05
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: British Airline Pilot’ Association (BALPA) PS 06
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) PS 07
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Intergenerational Foundation PS 08
22 October 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: John Ralfe PS 09
22 October 2014
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Amendments to Pension Schemes Bill (private sector defined benefit transfers)
19 September 2014
Summary of Impacts
1 June 2014

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Association of Professional Financial Advisers PS 11
29 October 2014
Commons

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from Lord Bourne of Aberyswyth to Lord Bradley and Lord McAvoy regarding Part 2 of the Pension Schemes Bill.
20 January 2015
Letter from Lord Newby to Baroness Hollis of Heigham regarding the Pension Schemes Bill: pension flexibilities and income-related benefits
19 January 2015
Letter from Lord Newby to Lord German and Lord Best regarding an amendment to the Pensions Schemes Bill which would ensure an individual's assets, in particular, housing wealth are taken into acccount in a pension decision
19 January 2015
Letter from Lord Newby to Baroness Greengross regarding the Pension Schemes Bill and the consideration of State Pension entitlement as a factor relevant to a consumer's decision to take their pension pot
19 January 2015
Letter from Lord Newby to Lord McAvoy and Lord Bradley regarding issues raised during the Pension Schemes Bill Lords Committee stage, including Clause 54 - salary sacrifice
19 January 2015
Letter from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lord McAvoy regarding points raised in relation to clause 44 of the Pension Schemes Bill 2014-15
15 January 2015
Letter from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lord Bradley regarding Pension Schemes Bill 2014-15 - Grand Committee
15 January 2015

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

5 November 2014
Commons
5 November 2014
Commons
31 October 2014
Commons
31 October 2014
Commons
29 October 2014
Commons
29 October 2014
Commons
24 October 2014
Commons
24 October 2014
Commons
22 October 2014
Commons
22 October 2014
Commons

Commons 1st reading

26 June 2014
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

2 September 2014
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
2 September 2014
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
2 September 2014
Commons

Commons Ways and Means resolution

Ways and Means resolution
2 September 2014
Commons

Commons Report stage

25 November 2014
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

25 November 2014
Commons

Lords 1st reading

26 November 2014
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

16 December 2014
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting
12 January 2015
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting
7 January 2015
Lords

Lords Report stage

27 January 2015
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

5 February 2015
Lords

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
24 February 2015
Commons

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

24 February 2015
Commons

Royal Assent

3 March 2015