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Saving Gateway Accounts Act

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, session 2008-09

Last updated: 16 October 2009 at 12:55

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Long title

A Bill to make provision about Saving Gateway accounts; and for connected purposes.

Summary

This short Bill establishes a Government-subsidised savings scheme for people of working age on low incomes and in receipt of specified benefits. The scheme is voluntary and eligibility is on an individual basis. The Saving Gateway has been trialled in several regions of the UK; the Bill establishes a scheme for the whole country.

Sponsoring departments

HM Treasury
Mr Alistair Darling
Labour, Edinburgh South West
HM Treasury
Lord Myners
Labour, Life peer

Current version of the Bill

2 July 2009
Commons

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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