Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2020


A Bill To make provision relating to the up-rating of certain social security benefits.

What is this Bill?

The Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 23 September 2020 and became an Act of Parliament on 23 November 2020.

Whose idea is this Bill?

Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Act of Parliament, Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
23/11/2020
Bill
01/10/2020
Briefing paper
25/09/2020
Explanatory Note
01/10/2020

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

23/11/2020
Royal Assent (Commons)
23/11/2020
Act of Parliament
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2020 (c. 23)
17/11/2020
3rd reading (Lords)
17/11/2020
Report stage (Lords)
04/11/2020
Select Committee report
25th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
27/10/2020
Committee stage (Lords)
22/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 136-I Marshalled list for Committee
21/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 136(b) Amendment for Committee
21/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 136 Running list of amendments (PDF)
20/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 136(a) Amendments for Committee
13/10/2020
2nd reading (Lords)
07/10/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
02/10/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Committee of the Whole House Proceedings for 1 October 2020
01/10/2020
1st reading (Lords)
01/10/2020
Report stage (Commons)
01/10/2020
Committee stage (Commons)
01/10/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
01/10/2020
Money resolution
01/10/2020
Bill
HL Bill 136 (as introduced)
01/10/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 136 Explanatory Notes
01/10/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament
01/10/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 1 October 2020 (PDF)
01/10/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 1 October 2020
01/10/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 1 October 2020 - (large print)
01/10/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Scottish Parliament
01/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (PDF)
01/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (PDF)
01/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means
25/09/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on the Bill
23/09/2020
1st reading (Commons)
23/09/2020
Bill
Bill 186 2019-21 (as introduced)
23/09/2020
Bill
Bill 186 2019-21 (large print)
23/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 186-EN 2019-21
23/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 186-EN (large print)