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Pension Schemes Bill [HL] 2019-21

make provision about pension schemes

Government Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 16 Nov 2020 - 3rd reading: House of Commons 16 November, 2020

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Guy Opperman (View contribution) 25211 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 1758 words
Labour (Co-op) Seema Malhotra (View contribution) 6209 words
Liberal Democrat Wendy Chamberlain (View contribution) 2520 words
Plaid Cymru Ben Lake (View contribution) 724 words
Scottish National Party Neil Gray (View contribution) 10670 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Awaiting Ping-Pong

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
17 Nov 2020 Bills HL Bill 152 Commons amendments (PDF)
30 Oct 2020 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on theBill
20 Jan 2020 Library Notes Pension Schemes Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
17 Nov 2020 Explanatory Notes HL Bill 152 Explanatory Notes on Commons amendments
16 Nov 2020 Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 November 2020 (PDF)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
17/11/2020Bills HL Bill 152 Commons amendments (PDF)
17/11/2020Explanatory Notes HL Bill 152 Explanatory Notes on Commons amendments
16/11/2020 3rd reading: House of Commons
16/11/2020 Report stage: House of Commons
16/11/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 November 2020 (PDF)
16/11/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 16 November 2020 (PDF)
16/11/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 November 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
13/11/2020Bills HCB 208 2019-21, as amended in Public Bill Committee - (large print) (PDF)
13/11/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 November 2020 (PDF)
13/11/2020Will write letters Letter from Stuart O'Brien, Association of Pension Lawyers, to David Farrar, DWP, regarding amendments proposed to the Bill in respect of climate related risks (PDF, 265KB)
12/11/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 November 2020 (PDF)
12/11/2020Will write letters Letter from Richard Butler, Chair, PLSA (Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association), to Guy Opperman MP regarding amendments to clause 124 of the Bill (Paris-alignment strategy) (PDF, 262KB)
11/11/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2020 (PDF)
11/11/2020Will write letters Letter from Guy Opperman MP to Stephen Timms MP regarding issues raised during the Committee stage, first, second, third and fourth days, of the Pension Schemes Bill (PDF, 314KB)
06/11/2020Bills HCB 208 2019-21, as amended in Public Bill Committee (PDF)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Carys Boughton, Gareth Ludkin, John Hardy & (on behalf of Divest Parliament), Joel Moreland, Mark Campanale, and Robert Noyes (PSB20) (PDF)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Caroline Pearson, Pensions Manager, L&Q (PSB21)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Aimee Chadha (PSB22)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Steve Delo, PAN Trustees (PSB23)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Pensions Policy Institute (PSB24) (PDF)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Dr Kathryn Waite, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, and Professor Tina Harrison, University of Edinburgh Business School (PSB25)
06/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Willis Towers Watson (PSB26)
06/11/2020Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the Bill showing changes made in Public Bill Committee (PDF)
05/11/2020 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
05/11/2020 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
05/11/2020 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
05/11/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 November 2020 (PDF)
05/11/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
04/11/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2020 (PDF)
04/11/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 4 November 2020 at Public Bill Committee stage (PDF)
03/11/2020 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
03/11/2020 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) (PSB01) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (PSB02)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (PSB03) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Henry Tapper, Chair, Pension PlayPen and CEO of AgeWage Ltd (PSB04)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Alan Stewart, Chair, The 100 Group Pensions Committee (PSB05)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail Group (PSB06) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PSB07)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Technical Committee of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (PSB08) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: David Pudge, Chairman of the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee (PSB09)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Con Keating, Chair, Bond Commission, European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (PSB10)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (PSB11)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Richard Butcher (PSB12)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Aon (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: James Churcher (PSB14)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Ian Cowan, Partner, PKF (PSB15)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: RPMI on behalf of the Railway Pension Scheme (PSB16) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Alistair Rapley (PSB17)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Nicholas Chadha (PSB18)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: PensionBee Ltd (PSB19) (PDF)
03/11/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 November 2020 (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) (PSB01) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (PSB02)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (PSB03) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Henry Tapper, Chair, Pension PlayPen and CEO of AgeWage Ltd (PSB04)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Alan Stewart, Chair, The 100 Group Pensions Committee (PSB05)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail Group (PSB06) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PSB07)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Technical Committee of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (PSB08) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: David Pudge, Chairman of the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee (PSB09)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Con Keating, Chair, Bond Commission, European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (PSB10)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (PSB11)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Richard Butcher (PSB12)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Aon (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: James Churcher (PSB14)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Ian Cowan, Partner, PKF (PSB15)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: RPMI on behalf of the Railway Pension Scheme (PSB16) (PDF)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Alistair Rapley (PSB17)
03/11/2020Written evidence Written evidence: Nicholas Chadha (PSB18)
03/11/2020Written evidence Writtene evidence: PensionBee Ltd (PSB19) (PDF)
03/11/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
03/11/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
02/11/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 October 2020 (PDF)
30/10/2020Briefing papers Briefing Paper on theBill
30/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 October 2020 (PDF)
22/10/2020Will write letters Letter from Guy Opperman MP to Stephen Timms MP regarding clause 125 of the Pension Schemes Bill
22/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 October 2020 (PDF)
20/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 October 2020 (PDF)
16/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2020 (PDF)
08/10/2020Press notices Have your say
07/10/2020 2nd reading: House of Commons
07/10/2020 Money resolution: House of Commons
07/10/2020 Programme motion: House of Commons
06/10/2020Will write letters Letter from Guy Opperman MP to Stephen Timms MP regarding clause 125 (PDF, 465KB)
06/10/2020Will write letters Letter from Guy Opperman MP to Felicity Buchan MP regarding survivor benefits (PDF, 235KB)
05/10/2020Will write letters Letter from Debbie Gupta, Director of Consumer Investments Supervision, Financial Conduct Authority, to Guy Opperman MP, regarding use of the FCA Warning List to reduce pension scams (PDF, 394KB)
16/07/2020 1st reading: House of Commons
16/07/2020Bills Bill 165 2019-21 (as brought from the Lords) (PDF)
16/07/2020Bills Bill 165 2019-21 (as brought from the Lords) - large font accessible version (PDF)
16/07/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 165 EN 2019-21 (PDF)
16/07/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 165 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version (PDF)
15/07/2020 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
15/07/2020 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
30/06/2020 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
30/06/2020 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
30/06/2020Bills HL Bill 120 (as amended on Report) (PDF)
30/06/2020Bills HL Bill 120 (as amended on Report) (Corrected version)
25/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
24/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(g) Amendments for Report (PDF)
23/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(f) Amendments for Report (PDF)
22/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(e) Amendments for Report (PDF)
22/06/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Pension Schemes Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (2) (PDF)
19/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(d) Amendments for Report (PDF)
17/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(c) Amendment for Report (PDF)
16/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(b) Amendment for Report (PDF)
16/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104 Running list of amendments (PDF)
08/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 104(a) Amendment for Report (PDF)
24/03/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Members: day one of Grand Committee (PDF, 339KB)
24/03/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Members: day two of Grand Committee (PDF, 377KB)
24/03/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Members: day four of Grand Committee (PDF, 34KB)
24/03/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Members: day three of Grand Committee (PDF, 96KB)
04/03/2020 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
04/03/2020 Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
04/03/2020Bills HL Bill 104 (as amended in Grand Committee)
02/03/2020 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
02/03/2020 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
02/03/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4-IV Fourth marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
28/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4-III(a) Amendment for Grand Committee, supplementary to the third marshalled list (PDF)
27/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4-III Third marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
26/02/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
26/02/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
24/02/2020 Committee: 1st sitting : House of Lords
24/02/2020 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
24/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4-II Second marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
20/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
19/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(o) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
18/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(n) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
17/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(m) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
14/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(l) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
13/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(k) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
13/02/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Pension Schemes Bill [HL]: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
12/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(j) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
11/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(i) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
11/02/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott regarding background to the Government amendments tabled (PDF, 92KB)
10/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(h) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
07/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(g) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
06/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(f) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
05/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(e) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
04/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(d) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
03/02/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(c) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
30/01/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
29/01/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 4(a) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
28/01/2020 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
28/01/2020 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
20/01/2020Library Notes Pension Schemes Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex A: Extending and Enhancing the Pensions Regulator’s Information Gathering Powers (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex B: Amendments to the Pension Regulator’s Contribution Notice Regime (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex C: Enhancing the Occupational Pension Schemes’ Sanctions Regime (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex D: Declaration of Intent (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex E: Trustee and Board Statement (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex F: Funding and Investment Strategy (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex G: Collective Money Purchase (CMP) (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex H: Pension Dashboards (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex I: Transfers of Pension Savings (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Annex J: Administration Charge Definition (PDF)
15/01/2020Impact Assessments Impact Assessment: Summary of Impacts (PDF)
08/01/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Pension Schemes Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
07/01/2020 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
07/01/2020 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
07/01/2020Bills HL Bill 4 (as introduced)
07/01/2020Explanatory Notes HL Bill 4 Explanatory Notes